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Add an eSIM to Your Galaxy Phone

(Topic created on: 12-11-2023 04:02 PM)
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An eSIM (embedded SIM) is a digital SIM that allows you to use the mobile data without a physical SIM card (Mini SIM, Micro SIM, Nano SIM, etc.) and is a useful feature if you travel a lot— removing the hassle of swapping between physical SIM cards all the time. It also makes it easier to switch between different mobile networks.

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To add an eSIM to your smartphone, you have three options: installing a pre-assigned plan, scanning a QR code, or manually entering the information.

Install a pre-assigned plan

Before starting, check with your mobile provider whether this option is available. You may be asked to provide your phone’s EID. You can find this on the box your phone came in, or by going to Settings > About phone > Status Information.

Step 1. Go to Settings > Connections > SIM manager.

Step 2. Tap Add eSIM and your mobile plan will be automatically downloaded and activated on your eSIM.

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Scan a QR code

You will need to contact your mobile provider to receive a QR code.

Step 1. Go to Settings > Connections > SIM manager.

Step 2. Tap Add eSIM then Scan QR code from Service Provider.

Step 3. Scan the QR code.

Step 4. Your mobile plan will be automatically downloaded and activated on your eSIM.

 

Enter information manually

Some mobile providers that support eSIM provide a code to manually add an eSIM.

Step 1. Go to Settings > Connections > SIM manager.

Step 2. Tap Add eSIM, Scan QR code from Service Provider then Enter activation code.

Step 3. Enter the information provided by your mobile provider.

Step 4. Your mobile plan will be automatically downloaded and activated on your eSIM.

 

For more details, visit 'Galaxy eSIM and supported network carriers'.

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I set this up last year on my S22 Ultra after lots of travel and having local sims in places like Australia and the US. It's super handy!