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microSIM query

Hi,

 

Apologies if this is the wrong forum or a currently asked question but I did look aroind. I have just ordered and received an HTC Desire 510 from O2, having previously had a Sony Xperia from the same provider. The Xperia used a standard SIM card - the one supplied with the Xperia was not a 'solid' card though, rather the gold chip connectors were in the middle of the card on what looked like a 'snap-out' smaller section,

 

Having now received the Desire 510 and finding out there is now such a thing as a microSIM Smiley Happy and Googling it I noticed the snap-out section in the middle of the old SIM (there was none obviously suppled with the HTC) was the size of a microSIM, and the other bits of plastic were just to bring the SIM up to the size of a standard SIM. So I pushed out the middle piece of the SIM and inserted it into the HTS, which seemed to fit OK but just wanted to check this was the right thing to do.

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@Anonymous wrote:

Hi,

 

Apologies if this is the wrong forum or a currently asked question but I did look aroind. I have just ordered and received an HTC Desire 510 from O2, having previously had a Sony Xperia from the same provider. The Xperia used a standard SIM card - the one supplied with the Xperia was not a 'solid' card though, rather the gold chip connectors were in the middle of the card on what looked like a 'snap-out' smaller section,

 

Having now received the Desire 510 and finding out there is now such a thing as a microSIM Smiley Happy and Googling it I noticed the snap-out section in the middle of the old SIM (there was none obviously suppled with the HTC) was the size of a microSIM, and the other bits of plastic were just to bring the SIM up to the size of a standard SIM. So I pushed out the middle piece of the SIM and inserted it into the HTS, which seemed to fit OK but just wanted to check this was the right thing to do.


Can't comment on HTC phone - but I can say that the procedure you outlined worked OK for me with a different make and model.  Proof of the pudding of course is does your HTC now work for you?

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It is @Anonymous , don't worry Smiley Happy . If you were to order a micro sim from CS that would be what they would send you, so no need to a simswap. Hope this helps Smiley Happy

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Some do have the option to push out to the correct size sim size.

As long as phone is recieving Network Service then your good to go. 😄
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@jonsie wrote:

Exactly the right thing to do. All sims supplied are now in this format. 


Yes. The sim for my husbands phone came in this format last December. He thought he had been sent the wrong one. He seemed amazed that I knew about pushing out the middle to get the correct size. (Probably as I am the technophobe of our outfit...) LOL

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Thanks everybody for your help - phone is connected to the network so all seems OK. Thanks again Smiley Happy

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Enjoy. 😄

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Thanks everybody for your help - phone is connected to the network so all seems OK. Thanks again Smiley Happy


Good news @Anonymous 

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@Anonymous wrote:

Thanks everybody for your help - phone is connected to the network so all seems OK. Thanks again Smiley Happy


Excellent help from the forum here folks Smiley Happy

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