Find out which size SIM card your iPhone or iPad uses

To find out which SIM card your iPhone or Wi-Fi + Cellular model iPad uses, find your model in the list.

Nano SIM card

   

 nano SIM card

iPhone

  • iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone SE (2nd generation)
  • iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE (1st generation)
  • iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5

  

iPad*

  • iPad (5th generation and later)
  • iPad Pro (all models)
  • iPad Air (all models)
  • iPad mini (all models)

   

* iPad mini 3 and later, iPad Air 2 and iPad Pro support Apple SIM.

Micro-SIM card

   

 Micro-SIM card

iPhone

  • iPhone 4s
  • iPhone 4

iPad

  • iPad (4th generation)
  • iPad (3rd generation) 
  • iPad 2
  • iPad

SIM card

   

 SIM card

iPhone

  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPhone 3G
  • iPhone
     

   

   

eSIM

In some countries and regions, certain iPhone models feature an eSIM.

You can activate a mobile plan on an eSIM from a network provider that supports Dual SIM. These models also have a SIM tray for a nano SIM card – you can use a nano SIM card from a network provider.

You can set up a mobile data plan with an eSIM with certain iPad models.

Embedded Apple SIM

These iPad models have an embedded Apple SIM that's built into the iPad:

  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular model
  • iPad Pro 10.5-inch Wi-Fi + Cellular model
  • iPad Pro 9.7-inch Wi-Fi + Cellular model
  • iPad mini (5th generation)
  • iPad Air (3rd generation)

These iPad models also have a SIM tray for a nano SIM card – you can use a nano SIM card from a network provider or an active Apple SIM.* These models won't support an Apple SIM card that hasn't been activated.

* Contact your network provider for details.

Learn more

  • Identify your iPhone or iPad model.
  • Remove or switch your iPhone SIM card or iPad SIM card.
  • Damage to the SIM tray or the device caused by a modified SIM card isn't covered by Apple's hardware warranty. If you cut or modify your SIM card to fit a different device model, you may not be able to connect to mobile networks or access certain features using that device.
  • If you get a new iPhone and your old SIM card doesn't fit, contact your network provider to move your account to the SIM card that came with your iPhone, or ask how to get a new SIM card if your iPhone didn't come with one.
     
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