Most of the smartphones these days coming with the Hybrid sim slot which allows the users to use 2 Sim cards or a Sim+Memory card at the same time. However, some users find it difficult to avoid their 2 sim cards as well as the memory card. But there is no way to use all three of them in a Hybrid sim slot at the same time. Few hacks were invented which is basically removing the Sim card chip from the second sim and sticking it on the memory card. It works well, but once done incorrectly, your sim card will be completely unusable. But no more worries, Hybrid sim adapters are on the market.
What is Hybrid Sim Adapter?
A Hybrid sim adapter is a gadget which extends the functionality of a hybrid sim slot. It allows users to use both sim cards and a memory card at the same time on a hybrid sim slot smartphone. So, if you are using a Hybrid sim slot device, and wanted to expand the functionality to use both sim cards and the memory card at the same time, you should go for a Hybrid sim adapter. This is how a Hybrid sim adapter looks like.
Pretty small right? As you can see, it has a lengthy design with a sim card slot at one end and a memory like structure on the other. Even if it looks so small, it will actually hang out of your device. Actually, you should hang it out in order to us it. Once installed on a smartphone this is how it will look like.
You can insert the additional sim card in the slot which is outside. It may affect the design of the device, however, considering the fact that you will be able to enjoy both sim cards and the memory card at the same time without going through any difficult processes, it is bearable.
How Hybrid Sim Adapter Works?
Now, you know what is a hybrid sim adapter. Now, let’s see how to use it and how it works. To start the process, all you have to do is ordering a good hybrid sim adapter from any online stores. Make sure to check the reviews and ratings of the product to ensure the quality. After receiving the item, follow these instructions.
- Put the first sim card in the hybrid sim slot as usual.
- Put the memory card in the memory card slot. But you also have to place the chip portion of the hybrid sim adapter above the blank area of your memory card. In simple words, just input your memory card as you usually do and place the chip side of the hybrid slot above the memory card as you are placing a sim card in the slot instead of the memory.
- After that, insert the second sim card in the hybrid sim adapter.
- Now, slowly insert the hybrid slot to the device without moving the position of the adapter.
- That’s it, if you did it correctly, you will now have two sim cards and a memory card working well on your smartphone.
For those who need a live demo, here is a video made by BCD Technology which shows how to install a hybrid sim adapter.
Follow the instructions carefully and you will now have an extended hybrid sim slot.