eSIM Stories December 27, 2021

Just a few years after letting users set up an eSIM with the iPhone XS line, Apple is rumored to remove the iPhone’s SIM card and only use the eSIM technology. Last week, a sketchy rumor from Brazilian site BlogDoiPhone said the iPhone 15 Pro was slated to be the only iPhone model to ship without a physical SIM card slot. The report explained:

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eSIM Stories March 29, 2021

The number of eSIMs installed in connected devices will increase from 1.2 billion in 2021 to 3.4 billion in 2025, according to a new study by Juniper Research. This would represent a 180% growth, and analysts say it’s driven by iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch…

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eSIM Stories December 17, 2018

T-Mobile today announced the release of its eSIM app for compatible iPhone XS, XS Max and XR devices. The app serves as a streamlined portal to activate an eSIM line without the need to head to a store or call a hotline.

Once activated, users can remove their physical SIM, freeing up the slot for a secondary line.

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eSIM Stories December 11, 2018

As eSIM support continues to expand to new countries and carriers, Apple has updated its support document to reflect the latest additions. According to Apple, eSIM on iPhone XS and iPhone XR is now supported across 24 countries and 45 carriers.

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After beginning the rollout of eSIM support for iPhone XS and iPhone XR last week, Verizon has today updated its My Verizon app for iOS with support for in-app eSIM activations. This means that if you use an iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, or iPhone XR, you can add a second eSIM line to your device directly from the My Verizon app.

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How to check if your carrier supports eSIM

The eSIM feature is getting a ton of buzz lately with the release of iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. It gained even more traction with iOS 12.1 and iOS 12.1.1, which added support for more carriers around the world.

Follow along to learn how to check to see if your carrier supports eSIM.

eSIM Stories December 7, 2018

Verizon begins activating eSIM lines on iPhones with Dual SIM

Verizon has officially begun activating eSIM lines on iPhone XR, XS and XS Max, allowing users to integrate two separate phone numbers with their compatible device.

eSIM Stories December 6, 2018

An internal Verizon memo leaked today alleges that the carrier will begin recognizing iPhone XS and XR eSIM activations starting this Friday, December 7. expand full story

eSIM Stories September 26, 2018

The embedded SIM (eSIM) functionality in the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, a feature that will enable dual line support in the latest flagship iPhone, can be found in the latest iOS 12.1 beta.

As Apple has outlined in its support document, Dual SIM functionality allows users with two phone lines to use both lines on the same phone. Although the eSIM settings are present in iOS 12.1, you’ll need to gather a QR code or additional information from your carrier before you can put it to use. expand full story

eSIM Stories September 14, 2018

A new support document from Apple details all information regarding Dual SIM support for iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max. It goes through how to set it up, and when it will be available. The document also walks us through how to set up an eSIM as your primary phone number.

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