I've some standard SIM cards which I'd like to test on my iPhone 5, but they're way too big.

Is there any adapter or methods of converting the SIM card, so it could fit and work into smaller Nano SIM plug?

It's similar to make an adapter for a Micro SIM, but other way round.

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    This doesn't need an out-of-the-box solution. Cutting it down is a standard solution.
    – Mooseman
    Mar 20, 2015 at 14:52

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You don't need to use an adapter as you can use sharp pair of scissors to cut it either to a micro-SIM or nano-SIM.

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How to make Micro-SIM from usual SIM card

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In China they're using these kind of devices:

China Mobile cut it for me the day I walked in for a SIM Card with one of these

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