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Hi everyone,
WWorking in Basel this week and I was given a phone by my company that has a micro-sim card. I would like to use it in my Galaxy S4 (unlocked) but that phone takes a normal size sim.

Can someone recommend an electronics store that sells adaptors for sim cards? They are 5 francs online but I'd have to wait a week for delivery!

Ideas?
Brabdon

Here's an example of what I seek:http://m.apfelkiste.ch/4in1-nano-sim...Astf8P8HAQ#ath

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Re: Basel store to buy a microsim to Sim adaptor?

Won't the normal phone shops have them (possibly for free)?

If not, Digitec have them in stock in Basel;

https://www.digitec.ch/en/s1/product...cessory-281797

Either order online and go collect it from their shop downstairs in Markthalle or just pop in and order it directly there, though it'll take a bit longer.

Edit: Sorry, I was wrong Basel doesn't have them in stock. But if you order online before 07.00 on Monday, they'll have it early Monday afternoon (just select pickup from Basel in delivery options). They'll send an SMS when it arrives for an extra 20rp.
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Re: Basel store to buy a microsim to Sim adaptor?

Uh, the Galaxy S4 uses a micro SIM card.

Or maybe what you got is a nano SIM.
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Re: Basel store to buy a microsim to Sim adaptor?

what provider do you have?

if swisscom, go to a swisscom shop and explain the problem. be nice and smile, you might get it for free
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Re: Basel store to buy a microsim to Sim adaptor?

Thanks everyone. So what I ended up doing was walking to digitec expand buying the adaptor there. Good thing I did in person because, as others mentioned, I was wrong about the sim card slots. My work provided me a "nano-sim" (I didn't know that was a thing) and I converted it to a "microsim.". Turns out a full size sim card is huge!

Anyway, problem sorted and I now have coverage.
Thanks everyone again!

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