How to Cut Nano Sim card?

This is the age of Smart phones with many attractive features. With attractive features, you will see many changes in Smartphone’s part. There will be change in smart phone as - shape, camera of HD quality and with different type SIM slot as – Mini SIM, Micro SIM and Nano SIM.  If we are using old model mobile phone or not upgraded mobile phone then we are using mini SIM. Nowadays all most all phone are come with either micro SIM or Nano SIM. So you are thinking, “how to convert Mini SIM into micro or Nano SIM.” So we are here to help you to tell how to cut Nano SIM.



In this article we'll tell you how to cut Nano SIM and micro SIM. It is very easy to cut Nano SIM. The only thing you have to do that you have to pay attention to cut mini SIM card in to micro SIM card or in nano Sim card. Before stating to cut SIM, you need many things which are mentioned below :-

You will need:-

SIM card which you want to cut.
Now you have to print a cutting template.
 Now you need kitchen knife or sharp scissors to cut your Sim.

You will need also:-

Tap or chewing gum.
Sand paper or nail file.

Template to cut your SIM card in to Nano.

 Without using SIM card cutting, there will be many problems you face. Perhaps you will destroy your SIM card. So you have to download a template to cut micro SIM card into Nano SIM card. If you have SIm card cutter then do need a template. Gosoftworks has prepared template for you.

  • ·         Template for letter size paper.

  • ·         Template A4 size.


Before printing it, you have to sure that you have not changed anything in paper as  change in paper size. So do not change in paper size. Now print the template and see below to know the cutting procedure of Mini to Micro and Micro to Nano SIM card.

How to cut Nano SIM card?



So here are you to cut your SIM card to Nano SIM card. To cut SIM card, You have to follow the certain most important steps that are given below step by step.
1.       Now align your SIM card with the template. Contact up.
·         You have to secure the place of SIM card with tape or chewing.
·         If your SIM card is smaller or bigger than your template then you have to print different template.
                                  Align SIM card with guide

Print out the cutting template                         Align Sim card with guide     

Template for Micro SIM                                  Align Micro SIM with template

Template for micro Sim                                 Align micro Sim with template

Cut markers along the lines                                 Set markers with Chef's knife

Cut marker along the line                           Set marker's with knife or sharp things

Prepared for cutting                               After applying pressure with the knife

Prepare for cutting                                      After applying pressure with knife

Sanded edges                              Final result. SIM, Micro SIM and Nano SIM cards

Sanded edge                                              Final result Mini Sim, micro Sim and nano



  • 2.       Align your knife and press it to mark on SIM card.
  • 3.       Now start the cutting from bottom edge with 45 degree.
  • 4.       Now complete the cut by using knife or scissor.
You have to be very sure that you have chosen Sharp knife of Good scissor to cut SIM card otherwise your SIM card broken. So take sharp knife and cut with care. So it is very important to  keep the best instrument to cut micro SIM card to Nano SIM card.

 Precaution in cutting Mini SIM into Nano SIM—

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You have cut carefully in cutting SIM. We have provided some precaution about cutting Mini SIM to nano SIM. Read these topics and apply in cutting SIM.
·         First of all, you should choose sharp knife or any other things cut SIM into Nano shape.
·         Now you should cut SIM little bigger than you required.
·         Cut your SIM card according to template.
·         Do not be smart in cutting SIM otherwise you might lose your SIM.
There is some SIM card’s gold contact is larger than normal SIM card. So if you have that SIM card then you have to cut gold contact. Do not worry just follow the steps.  Just follow the steps according to template. Your SIM card will work just like before.

Dimension of SIM card

You have see that there are three size of SIM that are normally used in phones or smart phone Mini SIM card, Micro SIM card, Nano SIM card.
·         Mini-SIM – 25 mm x 15 mm x 0.76 mm (height x width x depth)
·         Micro-SIM – 15 mm x 12 mm x 0.76 mm
·         Nano-SIM – 12.3 mm x 8.8 mm x 0.67 mm
As you see above Nano SIM is little thinner than Mini Sim and Micro Card. But when you cut the micro SIM you will be just fine.

Which SIM card will be fit in your phone?

Do you not know which SIM card will fit in your device then we are mentioning here some most popular device and SIM card size.
·         Phone 4 & 4S – Micro SIM
·         iPhone 5, 5S, 6, 6S (also all Plus models) – Nano SIM
·         LG Nexus 4 & 5 – Micro SIM
·         LG G X – Micro SIM
·         Samsung Galaxy A3, A5 & A7 – Nano SIM
·         Samsung Galaxy S3, S4, S5 – Micro SIM
·         Samsung Galaxy S6 (edge) – Nano SIM
·         Sony Xperia E3, E4, M, M2, S, T, Z, Z1, Z2 – Micro SIM
·         Sony Xperia Z3 – Nano SIM

if there are any problem you face in cutting SIM then please comment below or if you have something new idea for cutting SIM then please share your experience with our visitor.


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