The new evolution for SIM cards has finally been brought to the present. The micro-SIM for various mobile phones is now among us.
There was a point in time when SIM cards were not given much attention. There were no upgrades or new features added to these, then until Apple started to introduce the iPhone 4 with the micro SIM cards. The new SIM card has the measurement like a fingernail. This is way much smaller than the standard SIM. The purpose of such new look for SIM is to give accommodation on the shrinking sizes of the latest smartphone and the new tablets.
And so, from then forward, more phone companies started to develop and adopted this new SIM card format. However, there seemed to be one problem. Not all SIM card carriers manufacture the new micro SIM cards. Get Good thing that there is one way to have these phones to be unlocked and enables you to use your old SIM card. Now, all you have got to worry about is how to trim your old SIM to the size of a micro- SIM card, do, not worry, if done right, this won’t destroy your SIM.
I have prepared here few options to solve this problem. You must first know that there is actually no difference between the regular SIM cards and the micro SIM cards, except for the size. They still use the same chip except that the regular SIM card uses a little lot plastic that encases the chip. So trimming the plastic casing down won’t affect the function of your SIM card.
Here are the options for you to trim have your SIM cards trimmed:
First you can go for online shopping and search for some micro SIM card cutters. It is much easier to use and works as simple as a regular hole puncher. All you have to do is to place your SIM card on the tray and press on the hole puncher. There are some products that will come along with 2 SIM card adapters and enables you to have your micro SIM back to a normal size.
But, if ever you need the micro SIM right away, then you can go for a do it yourself technique. Just secure a template of the micro SIM and trace it into your SIM card. However, if this is your first time, you may have a little accident and ruin your card.
Then lastly, you can go to your SIM card provider center and ask them if they can help you out with this problem. Hey may have a SIM card cutter and do it for you for free or for a very minimal charge.