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Move a Sim Card Between Samsung Galaxy S3, S4 or Note 2 and iPhone 3, 3GS, 4, 4S, 5

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Are Samsung Galaxy S3 and iPhone 6 compatible with one another's SIM cards?

I just upgraded to an iPhone 6 from a Samsung Galaxy S3 and wanted to know if I could transfer my contacts from my SIM card?

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Unfortunately, the Samsung Galaxy S3 uses a microSIM card, whereas the new Apple iPhone 6 uses a nanoSIM card. This means that you will not be able to use your old SIM card in your new phone, unless you cut it down to the exact size. Even then, you risk breaking the SIM card and as a result losing your contacts data. You can, of course, manually enter each of your contacts into your new iPhone by looking through your Galaxy S3's Contacts application, but that takes a lot of time. You can also follow these instructions to import your SIM cards contacts to your Samsung Galaxy S3 so you can use an app to share the contacts between your old and new phones:

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    Turn your phone off.
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    Put your SIM card into your Samsung Galaxy S3.
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    Turn your phone on
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    Open your phone's Contacts application.
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    Press the Menu key, located in the lower left-hand corner of your phone.
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    Tap Import/Export contacts from SIM.
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    Tap Import and follow the onscreen instructions.
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    Once the contacts have been imported, download the Copy My Data application on both your devices
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    Tap this link on your Samsung Galaxy S3, and tap this link on your iPhone 6.
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    Open the applications on both phones and make sure they're both connected to the same WiFi network.
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    The app will now transfer your contacts and other information.
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You have successfully transferred your contacts from your old Samsung Galaxy S3 to your new Apple iPhone 6.

Hi I don't have a new Galaxy phone yet and jsut wondered if I could move the iPhone 5 SIM over to any other phone?

As above. I don't have a new Galaxy phone yet but was thinking of buying gone and jsut wondered if I could move the iPhone 5 SIM over to any other phone?

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I'm with T-Mobile and I bought an iPhone 6 from eBay; currently I have a Galaxy 3 and would like to know if ID have to get a new SIM card. If so, do I go to T-Mobile?

SIM card compatibility concerns. I have tried: Nothing I don't have the phone yet

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What are the chances of cutting a SIM card and it goes wrong?

I am getting an iPhone 6 and I am aware that my SIM will not fit into the iPhone. I will have to cut it, therefore making it into a nano-SIM. I personally am not very good at things like this so I have decided to pay a phone shop to do it instead. I am just concerned about the likelihood of it goes wrong, because I have no other option and I need this SIM. I have tried: All I have done is looked it up briefly on the internet

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More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: Moving my iPhone 5S SIM card to my Samsung Galaxy S5

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Can I put the SIM card from my Galaxy S3 into a Galaxy S6?

Charging port on my S3 broke. Have a Galaxy S6 that I could use if I could change out the SIM card.

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Hello, I have a broken Samsung S3 and want to use the SIM card in an iPhone5, are they the same sized SIM?

Hello, I have a broken Samsung S3 and want to use the SIM card in an iPhone5, are they the same sized SIM?

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I use Virgin Mobile and I use a Galaxy S3. How do I switch to an iPhone 6 and keep the same number?

My full question is what I posted but it won't let me send it without typing anything here.

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Can you please tell me if I can use a Galaxy 3 SIM card in an iPhone 6?

Will I be able to use a SIM card from a Galaxy 3 in an iPhone 6? Is there an adapter I can get or will I have to purchase a new SIM card for it? Is there an adapter that I can put the micro SIM card in to fit the iPhone 6?

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