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Setting Up an eSIM on Your Device

January 5, 2024
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Before you install and set up your eSIM, make sure to verify the following items:

  • You must ensure that your device is both network-unlocked and eSIM-compatible. Refer to “What devices support eSIM?” and “How to check if my Android device supports eSIM?” for further information.
  • A reliable connection, ideally WiFi, is at your disposal. (You must ensure that the eSIM is properly downloaded to your device, and you must have a reliable internet connection.)

Installing an eSIM on your smartphone can be done in two ways:

  1. Through the use of the “QR code” tab’s QR code scanner
  2. By manually entering the installation details from the “Manual” tab

Samsung Galaxy eSIM

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  1. Pick up the Settings menu and head over to the Connections area.
  2. Tap the SIM card slot and keep pressing down.
  3. Activate the Mobile Plan Extra.
  4. To access the various methods of adding plans, visit that page.
  5. Choose Add to proceed with adding using the QR code.
  6. Kindly utilize the QR code reader.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions precisely.

Pixel eSIM

Pixel eSIM
  1. Reach the Settings menu and choose Network & Internet.
  2. Pick an Operator for Your Cellular Service
  3. Click here to add a carrier.
  4. Scan the QR code.
  5. Press the “Start” lever.

By adding the details manually

Manually entering eSIM details is an option if you encounter problems reading the QR code or are unable to do so. Kindly adhere to the following procedures:

Here are the methods to manually add and set up your eSIM:

1. Select the “Manual” option located at the top.

2. Take note of the “SM-DP+Address & Activation Code” (the details of the installation manual).

3. Choose “Network and Internet” in the third step.

4. Next to Mobile Network, tap the plus sign to add.

5. “Don’t have a SIM card?” will appear; tap Next to proceed.

6. Select “Enter Code Manually” by tapping. The eSIM installation page will provide you with the SM-DP+Adress that you must enter.

7. In the Mobile Network settings, activate your eSIM. 7.

8. Turn on mobile data.

9. To prevent your carrier from charging you for international roaming, turn off your main line and enable data roaming.

10. If your device needs an access point name (APN),

Conclusion

To set up an eSIM on your device, ensure your device is compatible and the network is unlocked. Use a stable connection, preferably WiFi, and scan the QR code for the SIM card manager. If you don’t have a SIM card, manually enter the SM-DP+Address & Activation Code, turn on the eSIM, enable mobile data and data roaming, and set up an APN.

FAQS

Can I set up eSIM on my own?

Only for Android users: Do not use chat; instead, interact with a customer care agent to activate an eSIM-enabled Android on an existing line. Certain cases: Ways to activate your Samsung Galaxy A54 battery. Step 1: Turn on and set up your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5.

How do I manually activate eSIM?

To activate eSIM on Google Android, follow these steps:
Open [Settings] and then [Network & Internet]. Next to Mobile Network, tap the plus sign.
Press “Need help?” after selecting [Download a SIM instead] (Next).
Press on [Input Data by Hand].
Just copy and paste your activation code into the box provided.

How do you set up eSIM?

There are two ways to add an eSIM to your device:
The “QR code” option allows you to scan QR codes.
The installation details can be manually entered from the “Manual” tab.