How to make a micro-SIM card?

Today most manufacturers of modern tablets and smartphones supporting 3G, striving for miniaturization, trying to make greater use of micro-SIM cards.And of course, a pioneer of this whole process is considered to be Apple with its iPhone 4. They liked the initiative of mobile phone manufacturers in Korea, and Samsung will soon also moved to the new format.Micro-SIM card from the usual nothing (except for the size, of course) do not differ.A cut off only in the last part of the extra plastic, with all the technical stuffing device remains intact.The standard size card has 15H25 millimeters, and its micro-pattern - 12H15 millimeters.Excess plastic painlessly removed and you get the sample size you require.But how to make their own micro-SIM cards out of the ordinary?

Just ask the operator

Yes.Do not reinvent the wheel.Do not break your head over how and what to cut.Almost all mobile operators support this technology, you can simply contact them and ask them to replace one card to another.Most importantly, after this you will be an exchange of fixed rate and the previous number.However, not every owner of such a device is sent back to cellular asking a micro-SIM card.And maybe it's just in our curious nature.All I want to try and do it yourself.Especially since the micro-SIM card, the price is not important (it is issued free of charge when you connect to a particular operator), in case of damage will not cause much distress.In order to obtain large map of the micro, you must have a special device, which cuts the excess strictly on a particular circuit.But it's only when your job is to put the matter of creating smaller SIM cards to the stream.If this problem is not present, you can trim the excess to, using the most basic tools.

only paper and scissors

you need a pattern of micro-SIM on paper on a scale of one to one.Next, you must strictly follow the instructions below.If you make a mistake, you have perplexing questions about where to take the micro-SIM card, as the device chips will be ruined.Qualitative results will contribute to a very sharp scissors.Also, it is important to cut the card, they say, with a margin to it and then you can adjust to the desired size.


  1. commit to your sim card template (namely the side on which no contact) with glue.Note that the position of the contacts on different cards is different, so be guided, first of all, to the site of chips, not on the edge of the unit.
  2. Using a ruler and a sharp knife or a sharpened pencil, carefully and accurately put on the map a line cut.
  3. Maximum carefully cut off the excess plastic using scissors.Remember that under no circumstances the line, which was held on sharp objects should not intercede on the metal surface of chips.
  4. At the end of sandpaper can easily handle the burrs on the edges.That's all.Now you can fully enjoy your micro-SIM card.