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How much is a prepaid micro sim?


has to be compatible with an iPhone 4s

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$20. Rare as hen's teeth outside of Koodo boutiques. Most retail partners do not carry them. Sometimes available on eBay.ca. You are looking for the prepaid micro version with the purple background.

If you are a new activation you get a $20 credit to your account to cover the cost of the SIM. Switching from Koodo post-paid to pre-paid counts as a new activation.
Well I've been using an iPhone 5s with a nano sim until it broke sadly, now I wanna continue my prepaid plan on my old phone (4s) what should I do?
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Carmen wrote:

Well I've been using an iPhone 5s with a nano sim until it broke sadly, now I wanna continue my p...

Fortunately, you can get a nano=>micro SIM card adapter for a few $ at most electronics stores or cell phone repair locations, and then continue using your nano in the old phone without interruption.
Carmen wrote:

Well I've been using an iPhone 5s with a nano sim until it broke sadly, now I wanna continue my p...

Ok thanks! But other than that it would be very unlikely I'd find a micro sim at any Koodo stands correct?
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Carmen wrote:

Well I've been using an iPhone 5s with a nano sim until it broke sadly, now I wanna continue my p...

You would [i]have to go to a Koodo stand to find a micro. Walmart and others don't carry.

I would go with the sim card adapter. You can then use your current SIM in your temporary phone and then again in your next purchase whenever you do decide to upgrade without spending $20 each time. Once you switch your account over from the nano to the micro, the nano is toast and can't be reused.

Last time I bought an adapter kit it cost me less than $6.00 including tax.
Carmen wrote:

Well I've been using an iPhone 5s with a nano sim until it broke sadly, now I wanna continue my p...

Ohhhh ok thank you so much! Most technology stores carry these adapters right?
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Carmen wrote:

Well I've been using an iPhone 5s with a nano sim until it broke sadly, now I wanna continue my p...

Best price will be from a repair outlet or independent booth in a mall that sells accessories. You can check Kijiji.ca listings to see who repairs cell phones in your neck of the woods.
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Carmen wrote:

Well I've been using an iPhone 5s with a nano sim until it broke sadly, now I wanna continue my p...

If you have a tray style which the iPhones do I'd stay away from SIM Card adapters as they can easy Come loose and get the entire tray stuck. It's worth the $20 to get a new one especially with the activation credits which make it basically $0
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Carmen wrote:

Well I've been using an iPhone 5s with a nano sim until it broke sadly, now I wanna continue my p...

Not a new activation, Paul, unless she wants to go for a new number, etc. So no $20 credit to go back to the 4, then another $20 spent on a new nano eventually upgrade to something more permanent. Opinions obviously differ on tray use, but I gather like this is a temporary solution, probably worth the risk. $40 to buy in into Koodo's version of using a prepaid nano sim twice doesn't ring right with me.

If customer finally upgrades for a 6 or something else, nobody will care about the old 4 as long as the SIM is intact IMHO.

If Koodo had a more reasonable policy regarding prepaid SIMS (multi-use, availability on-line and reasonable pricing) we wouldn't be having this discussion at all.
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Carmen wrote:

Well I've been using an iPhone 5s with a nano sim until it broke sadly, now I wanna continue my p...

I have to agree with Paul, adapters and SIM cutting all make it more likely for the phone's sim tray to break. Definitely worth the 20$ instead of risking breaking a phone. 

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