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Can a Note 8 use a Note 3 SIM card?

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Is it possible to take a SIM out of a Note 3 and use it in a Note 8?

 

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if you have the sim adapter tool, you can cut the sim down to the right size as the note 8 uses a micro sim card, whereas the note 3 uses a standard sim card. you can also ask your network operator to get you a new sim with your current number :smiling-face:

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if you have the sim adapter tool, you can cut the sim down to the right size as the note 8 uses a micro sim card, whereas the note 3 uses a standard sim card. you can also ask your network operator to get you a new sim with your current number :smiling-face:

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Thanks a lot for your help EtherealWolf.

I'm buying a refurbished Note 8 that comes without a SIM to replace my parents faltering Note 3 as a present. They are in their late 70s, not at all tech savvy and only use it for occasional calls, text and WhatsApp messaging, and the odd photo so just have a pay as you go but they do need a large screen.

I wanted to check first if they can use their existing SIM in the new phone or, if not, to get everything sorted in advance.

I will contact their provider to get a micro card

its best to contact the provider as they can issue a replacement sim with the size you need for the phone. im glad I was able to help with your query, good luck!
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theres 3 sim sizes...

1. old style full size.

2. micro sim.

3. nano sim.

Samsung Note 3 takes a Micro Sim. Samsung Note 8 takes the smaller Nano Sim.

sometimes if you check your Micro Sim and its not too old... you're able to pop out the Nano Sim size out. if its a really old style sim than rather cutting it down to size it is best contacting the network for a replacement sim like EtherealWolf said.
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I had a note 8 currently on a note 10plus
my personal opinion is not the best of phones for someone who isn't so tech savvy as there are endless options I forget half of the features are on there most of the time 🙃
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