What is an Esim?
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An ESIM is the digital version of the sim, that helps the iphone user to activate the cellular plan from their carrier without using a physical nano sim.
What is the difference between Dual Sim and Esim?
Dual sim is the common feature of having 2 sims in one mobile. But Esim is the revolutionary concept introduced by the iphone, where the need for physical nano sims is no more.
What is the usage of the Dual Sim and Esim?
Two Sims Usages
- You can use a dual sim for business and personal use separately
- You can pick a local data plan when traveling to the foreign
- Can use the dual sims for cal and data plans separately
- An Esim allows you to buy a cellular plan without having a physical nano sim in your iphone
In which country Esim feature of the iphone is not available so far?
In China, Hong Kong, and Macao Esim is not available on iphone.
What about 5g and Dual Sim?
To use 5g with Dual sim on iphone 12 mini, iphone 12, iphone 12 pro, and iPhone 12 pro max, you must have iOS 14.5 or a later version.
What do you need to use a dual sim with an Esim?
- You must have an iphone xs, iPhone xs max, or iphone xr or later with iOS version 12.1 or the latest.
- To support esim a wireless carrier is needed
How to set up cellular plan on iphone with Esim?
On the iphone xs, xs max, XR, and later one can use physical sims and esim for a cellular plan. If you don’t possess a physical sim, esim can fulfill your needs for the cellular plan. The esim is stored digitally in your iphone,
To activate the second cellular plan, you have to scan the QR code provided by your carrier, you can use the carrier’s iphone app.
How to transfer your esim from the previous iphone to the newer one?
Start by scanning the QR code your carrier gave you, you can use the carrier’s iphone app and then install the assigned cellular plan. As the cellular plan is activated on your new iPhone, the previous iphone will automatically erase the cellular plan in it.
How to erase the esim on iphone?
Sometimes you want to remove the esim on your iphone. That can be done by following the steps that I am going to tell you:
1 first go to the settings
2 touch on cellular or mobile data
3 chose the plan to erase
4 touch on remove cellular plan
However, if you want to remove the content as well as setting from your iphone, you can opt to erase your esim as well or retain it. But to cancel your cellular plan, you have to contact your carrier.
Now coming to the main point, which iphone supports esim?
To answer this question specifically, I must start with the model names of the iphone.
- Iphone XS
- Iphone XS Max
- Iphone XR
- And later models of the iphone contain esim.