With a lot of smartphones shifting from a standard SIM to the Micro and Nano versions, there is always a need for the customer to return to their telecom operator for a new sim. Old customers who are unable to replace their sim can now conveniently convert their old SIM cards right at home.
There are two ways to go about it. One of the easiest ways would be to buy a SIM cutter which is available on most online stores. But since we want to get things done quickly, you can save a lot of money with the second option.
To cut it manually by yourself, you will require a few important things.
- A micro SIM adapter
- A sharp pencil
- A whole lot of confidence and steady hands
To begin with, you will need to first trace an outline on the current SIM. Place the SIM underneath the Micro SIM tray in such a way that the chip is facing downwards.
Align the SIM and the tray, and once you're sure it's in perfect position, trace the outline on the SIM. Ensure you trace it right as it will be crucial in later stages.
Once the outline is done, you need to use the scissors to cut the SIM according to the outline. Ensure you do it steady hands, and take the time to cut through.
Once you cut the SIM out, it can be used easily in the slot. If you've the SIM properly, you will see that it fits perfectly.
Telecom operators now issue new SIM cards in all three sizes, which the users can switch to anytime. However, there are still tose who want to keep their old number and can conveniently cut the SIM themselves.