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By dvice19, Senior Member on 20th November 2011, 11:12 PM
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Can someone tell me for certain (someone who has the phone or has opened one up), tell me if the Galaxy Nexus has a micro sim slot or not? I can't seem to find a straight answer anywhere...
 
 
20th November 2011, 11:16 PM |#2  
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No, normal SIM.
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Just look at the instructional videos straight from google. It does not have a micro SIM. It has a standard (what we think of as standard is actually "Mini") SIM.

Remember though, you can put a micro SIM in a mini SIM slot. You just need a small plastic adapter to make it seat properly.
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Can someone tell me for certain (someone who has the phone or has opened one up), tell me if the Galaxy Nexus has a micro sim slot or not? I can't seem to find a straight answer anywhere...

The Galaxy Nexus definitely takes a normal sim card. The confusion may have arisen over phones4u sending out micro sim cards with new orders but this was a mistake and a standard sim card is the only one that will work in there.

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The Galaxy Nexus definitely takes a normal sim card. The confusion may have arisen over phones4u sending out micro sim cards with new orders but this was a mistake and a standard sim card is the only one that will work in there.

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Well like I said above, a micro SIM will work if you use an adapter. The adapters allow you to slot a micro SIM into them and provide extra plastic around them to be the size of a mini SIM.

The slot in the phone is most definitely a standard SIM slot though.
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Originally Posted by martonikaj

Just look at the instructional videos straight from google. It does not have a micro SIM. It has a standard (what we think of as standard is actually "Mini") SIM.

Remember though, you can put a micro SIM in a mini SIM slot. You just need a small plastic adapter to make it seat properly.

Not entirely true, it is possible to balance/wedge the microsim on the contacts and have a working phone

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Well like I said above, a micro SIM will work if you use an adapter. The adapters allow you to slot a micro SIM into them and provide extra plastic around them to be the size of a mini SIM.

The slot in the phone is most definitely a standard SIM slot though.

Well that would have been ok then IF an adapter had been supplied with the micro sim but as it wasnt then its totally useless lol.

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Not entirely true, it is possible to balance/wedge the microsim on the contacts and have a working phone

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DONT wedge things in your phone lol

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Thumbs up Yes I agree that wedging random things in sim slot is bad idea, however....
If you happened to be like me and have tons of random mobile crap or sim leftover items like the cards that are credit card sized which house the original micro-sim often, then some of them have an actual cutout of a larger sim original size sim to be more clear which is popped out then the micro-sim is popped out of that piece. It's a backup/cheap way I figured for companies at one time to make sims and ship them out in one pack/card then when the user gets their phone and they match up what sim size they need they have both options....or I could be very wrong who knows.

Any ways, my point is simply that one of those leftover housings of a original size sim that you might have popped out a micro-sim from for another phone can come in handy as all you do is simply place your current micro-sim in the gap where another one used to be and it kind of even snaps into place then you have a bootleg like adapter for micro to original size sim. I don't know it worked me on my i9250 gsm world nexus and verizon.
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