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Hi, the SIM card seems too big to fit into the S4?

It's NOT the mini. Is it the correct SIM card? It's the same as a standard one, like in my S2.

Just seems too big. Thank you.

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Samsung Galaxy S2 uses the standard mini SIM card while Galaxy S4 uses a micro-SIM card. This is the reason why the SIM is too big for your SIM slot. You can either cut your mini SIM card, have a phone repair center cut it for you, or purchase a new SIM card. As illustrated below, there is a difference in the size of the SIM for Galaxy S2 and that of the S4.

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No, the SIM card that needs to be used for the Samsung Galaxy S4 will be the Micro SIM card for your device. If the card you are trying to use is too big then this means that you will need to convert it to the micro SIM instead.

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If the SIM card that you are using is quiet big for your phone then that means that it is not compatible. There are three types of SIM card sizes as being illustrated above, the Mini, Micro and Nano SIM card size.

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You have two options on how you can resolve this. If you wanted to continue using the same phone number as you all have your contacts there, there you can purchase a SIM cutter. There are a lot of these SIM cutters in the market that you can purchase to re-size your SIM card. See the illustration below:

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If you are not willing to cut the SIM on your own, you can simply take your SIM card to an electronic store and see if they offer such cutting of SIM cards. If you wanted to retain all your contacts, simply insert it to your old phone then get a note pad then right down all your contacts one by one.

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Once you have a new SIM card or number, then save all your contacts there for you to have it back on your new SIM card.

Can SIM card reader come dislodged?

I dropped my phone the other day and ever since it won't recognize my SIM no matter what I do. I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

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I am trying to figure out if I can take a SIM card out of a Verizon and put one in from AT&T?

Have Verizon phone, but switched to AT&T and trying to figure out where the Verizon SIM card is.

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Found Anonymous Mini SIM Card Hidden in a package of gum?

I recently found a mini SIM card and the card it was punched out of that my husband had hidden. Neither bears the name of any cell carrier and the only markings outside of the serial numbers is the mfg name, Geisecke & Devrient. I have reason to be concerned and am wondering, what type of device is this used in and what is it used for? What little I have found on the mfg leads me to believe it is to render yourself anonymous. If you have any information, I would appreciate it.

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Install SIM Card and Battery on Samsung Galaxy S4

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My Galaxy S2 SIM card is larger than the slot in the new Galaxy S4?

So I am trying to decide if I go to the T-Mobile store will they cut the card or do I have to change phone #'s I'm a little confused

Any mobile workshop or center can cut your SIM card with a special tool to fit your new S4, and T-Mobile can do so. No worries at all.

If I want to get my SIM card swapped to micro SIM, would they keep the big SIM?

As in I would pay but would it be a swap or would they let me keep both SIM?

Once you get a new SIM from you Carrier provider, the old SIM will be automatically deactivated. You cannot keep using both SIM cards.

What kind of SIM card does the S4 mini use? How much storage can I fit in the S4 mini?

What kind of SIM card does the S4 mini use? How much storage can I fit in the S4 mini?

The size of the SIM card is micro-SIM. For storage, you can use any microSD with 64 GB of space or less.

Do you know how to cut a SIM card without using the SIM cutter or carrying it to a professional?

Hi, I have a Samsung Galaxy J1 and my SIM card won't seem to fit, how can I cut it myself

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I want to change a Verizon Samsung Galaxy 3 phone so that I can use it on AT&T?

I want to change a Verizon Samsung Galaxy 3 phone so that I can use it on AT&T, Verizon told me their phones aren't locked so I went to AT&T and they told me they are unable to use the phone still. I have tried: I called Verizon, they told me I can use any SIM in that country since the phones are unlocked (I told them I was going out of country which is true). I think it was caused by: The Verizon phone still has some sort of lock that is not allowing AT&T to work

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My SIM won't fit in my new iPhone 5S?

I have a T-Mobile micro SIM and I just bought the iPhone 5S. After cutting it and sanding it all the way down until there was only SIM left. It was still too long and too thick to fit into the tray

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I HAVE A Samsung J3 BUT MY TWO SIM ARE OF REGULAR SIZE SO HOW CAN I FIT THEM IN THIS MODEL?

I HAVE Samsung J3 MODEL NEWLY PURCHASED BUT MY SIM SIZE ARE REGULAR AND HERE IN THIS MODEL SIM SLOT ARE MICRO How can I SOLVE THE PROBLEM. I have tried: NOTHING. I think it was caused by: SIZE

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Hi; and congratulations on being acknowledged and appreciate your work?

How do I safely cut my net10 SIM card so it fits my Samsung Galaxy S4?. I have tried: Nothing, delicate matter, don't want to screw anything up.

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In addition to your contacts does the SIM card also hold you photos?

Changing from a Samsung S4 to a Samsung j3. I have tried: Tried to take SIM card from S4 but too big for j3. I think it was caused by: Old SIM card wrong size, but how can I keep my contacts and photos, purchased a new SIM card

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T-Mobile micro SIM from a Nokia cell doesn't fit micro SIM slot in BLU Advance 5.0?

I have a new BLU Advance 5.0. This and my previous cell (a Nokia) both use micro-SIMs (for T-Mobile). My micro SIM is ALMOST a perfect fit for the BLU, but not quite, just a tiny bit too large. Should I try sanding that side, or just get a good adapter (like Sadapter) and use it in the 2nd SIM slot, sized for a reg SIM? Thanks!. I have tried: Nothing - it looks like if I try to force it, nothing good will happen!. I think it was caused by: Beats me - it's a micro SIM for a micro SIM slot, and I've transferred it between phones before w NP.

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