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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    Quote Originally Posted by DM_Droid View Post
    So what I'm hearing is if I want to switch from my GS2 skyrocket to a Nexus 4 it's gonna be a pain in the *** and not guaranteed that AT&T will let me get a micro SIM when I have a larger SIM now. Ugh maybe it's not worth getting the Nexus. How have people done it with the past 3 Nexus phones? There has to be an easier way.

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    AT+T has no reason not to give you a new sim card, presuming you're not using a subsidized phone.
    And worse case, cutting sim cards is easy, as long as you have the right pattern you can do it yourself with a utility knife.
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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    Quote Originally Posted by DM_Droid View Post
    Well then why doesn't Google tell it's prospective buyers of this significant change? Everyone is going to change their sim cards to micro one way or another.

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    It's not a significant change, it's pretty minor. And it's common in the industry, Apple basically invented a new size of sim card for the iPhone 5, at least Google is using a standard size.
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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    That's great news!
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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    Quote Originally Posted by ragnarokx View Post
    It's listed in the specs on the Play Store page where you buy the phone:
    https://play.google.com/store/device...ture=microsite
    Sent from my Nexus 7
    I don't see anywhere on that Page that the phone requires a micro SIM.

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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    Quote Originally Posted by DM_Droid View Post
    I don't see anywhere on that Page that the phone requires a micro SIM.
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    Confirmed in multiple sources, take your pick:
    LG Nexus 4 E960 - Full phone specifications
    The LG Nexus 4 Specs further confirmed by its manual
    [REF] Nexus 4: Technical Specification Breakdown | Last Updated 03 Nov 12 - xda-developers
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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    It's not a big deal. Print out a template and just cut or get another sim. I just ordered one from TMobile for 99 cents. Only did that because I sm switching plans from simplemobile to Tmobile. $30 per month.. 5gigs data, unlimited text but only 100 minutes talk. I usually text or use Skype so it works.. At any rate the micro sim should not be a game changer...
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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    I just got my Micro SIM from a corporate store. No charge. I have spoken to the sales rep multiple times over the years and he recommended that I call to activate the new SIM rather than do it on my.tmobile.com. Apparently there can be wait time if it is done over my.tmobile.com.
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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    Quote Originally Posted by sjsmr2 View Post
    I just got my Micro SIM from a corporate store. No charge. I have spoken to the sales rep multiple times over the years and he recommended that I call to activate the new SIM rather than do it on my.tmobile.com. Apparently there can be wait time if it is done over my.tmobile.com.
    Really? That's weird.. Would think over the phone would take longer than activating online? There's another thread where someone went all the way through the activation process on TMobile until the funding part, so I tried it too with my new SIM/Activation package. But of course never "confirmed" everything, so maybe that's where the latency might be online?? Hmmm... Interesting
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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    I am already on T-Mobile Postpaid. All I am doing is switching from a Mini SIM to a Micro SIM. I am sure if you were starting a new pre-paid line then doing it online would be faster.
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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    Didn't read this whole thread, but Apple stores give out free micro sims, I grabbed one two days ago. Hope this helps.

    (just say you bought an unlocked iPhone 4 and need a (insert carrier) micro sim)
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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    Quote Originally Posted by squadz View Post
    Didn't read this whole thread, but Apple stores give out free micro sims, I grabbed one two days ago. Hope this helps.

    (just say you bought an unlocked iPhone 4 and need a (insert carrier) micro sim)
    This is a good option for those can't wait for shipping from T-Mobile.

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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    Can I cut the SIM with scissors?

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    Quote Originally Posted by emoeskaite View Post
    Can I cut the SIM with scissors?

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    You sure can!


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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    Quote Originally Posted by emoeskaite View Post
    Can I cut the SIM with scissors?
    Quote Originally Posted by zrxoa1 View Post
    You sure can!
    Much easier way to **** up your sim. :thumbup:
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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    I cut my 4g sim down to nano when I got my iPhone 5. It was a perfect fit. Maybe it helped that I had a nano there as a template. Or you can get sim cutter from eBay and trim as needed.


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    I bought my micro sims from TMobile. They charged $10 but I'd rather pay than screw up with a cutter. Plus it's good to have spares. And TMobile now let's you change your sim card online!

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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    Quote Originally Posted by DM_Droid View Post
    So what I'm hearing is if I want to switch from my GS2 skyrocket to a Nexus 4 it's gonna be a pain in the *** and not guaranteed that AT&T will let me get a micro SIM when I have a larger SIM now. Ugh maybe it's not worth getting the Nexus. How have people done it with the past 3 Nexus phones? There has to be an easier way.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I727
    At&t will give you whatever sim you want. I had them provision a micro Sim for me months ago and have been using an adapter since. I replaced my i4 sim to get one provisioned for Hspa+. No Charge.
    N5 Black 32GB (4.4.4), N4 (4.4.4), iphone 5 (ios 8), ONE+64GB, N7(5.0 "L") AT&T The Nexus 5 is so fast...I just finished the internet...The ending wasn't great...
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    I am using a micro sim by Solavei in Chicago. Have awesome HSPA+/LTE speed!!! KEN CHIN, Social Member | Independent Solavei Member
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    How much did T-Mobile charge for the micro sim card?
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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    Quote Originally Posted by always ANDROID View Post
    How much did T-Mobile charge for the micro sim card?
    I believe the poster two or three up said he was charged $10

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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    December 8th lol.
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    Default Re: What type of SIM card the Nexus 4 will use?

    Quote Originally Posted by always ANDROID View Post
    How much did T-Mobile charge for the micro sim card?
    SIM Card details from T-Mobile HTH
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