Learn which size SIM card your iPhone or iPad uses

To learn 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 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max
  • iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone SE (3rd generation), 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 (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 4s
  • iPhone 4


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

SIM card


 SIM card


  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPhone 3G
  • iPhone




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

You can activate a cellular plan on an eSIM from a carrier that supports Dual SIM. iPhone 13 models and earlier also have a SIM tray for a nano-SIM card—you can use a nano-SIM card from a carrier. iPhone 13 models support Dual eSIM.

You can set up a cellular 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 carrier or an active Apple SIM.* These models won't support an Apple SIM card that hasn't been activated.

* Contact your carrier 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 might not be able to connect to cellular networks or access certain features using that device.
  • If you get a new iPhone and your old SIM card won't fit, contact your carrier 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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