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Prune Hacks: Get the most out of your eSIM

 

Over the last few years, the telecommunication industry has taken a big leap and revamped the way we used to connect. The introduction of the eSIM technology was the point that changed everyday life. The eSIM, short for embedded SIM, functions just like a physical SIM card but without the need for a physical card. Users can activate an eSIM card easily through their device settings, making it a convenient option for travellers. We have explored several topics like introduction to eSIM, comparison between eSIM and physical SIM, advantages of an eSIM over international roaming packs, etc.


In this article, we will explain some tips you can use to make the eSIM card work best for you. We will guide you through everything from tracking to topping up data and effectively managing multiple e-SIMs. So read the article till the end.


Re-check the Details of Your eSIM Plan:


If you are planning to travel abroad for a few days or weeks, it's always a good idea to re-check the details before you begin the journey. With a Prune eSIM card, you can easily download a data plan, install it on your device and seamlessly connect to the network once you arrive at your destination. The eSIM package offered by Prune will help you prepare for your upcoming travel and ensure seamless connectivity during your international travel.


·      To know about your eSIM plan, go to www.prune.co.in

·      Tap "My eSIMs" and choose the eSIM plan you have chosen for your specific destination.


Here are certain things to keep in mind


·      Data Allowance: The amount of data included with the eSIM.

·      Validity Period: The duration you can use the eSIM.

·      Price: The cost of the eSIM.

·      Coverage: The countries and regions where the eSIM can be used.

·      Network Speed: The available network speeds (e.g., 4G, LTE, 5G).

·      Plan Type: Whether the plan is data-only or includes calling features.

·      Activation Policy: Details regarding when the eSIM's validity period begins, such as immediate activation or upon connecting to a network at your destination.

·      eKYC (Electronic Know Your Customer): Information about whether the plan requires you to submit and verify travel documents before downloading. It's advisable to complete this in advance.

·      Top-Up Availability: Check if you can purchase a top-up package for the eSIM. This is useful to add data or extend the plan if needed.


Go for the Regional eSIM Plan: 


We suggest you go with Prune regional eSIM card plans if you are in multiple countries. Unlike a local plan covering a single country, a regional plan offers coverage across multiple regional countries (e.g., Europe, Asia, Latin America). By choosing a regional eSIM plan, you don't need to buy a new eSIM for every country.

Here are some of the best regional eSIM cards offered by Prune:

  1. Hello Africa (Africa)
  2. Asialink (Asia)
  3. Island Hopper (Caribbean Islands)
  4. Eurolink (Europe)
  5. Menalink (Middle East & North Africa)
  6. Latamlink (Latin America) 

To see the countries, scroll down to "Supported Countries." This section provides a list of countries where you will have coverage.


Multiple eSIM cards on one phone: 


Most devices allow you to download and store multiple eSIM card plans stored as eSIM "profiles." You can activate and deactivate them anytime, as per your choice. This flexibility enables you to connect to local networks during travel or switch between mobile plans seamlessly.

Benefits of using multiple eSIMs on your phone while travelling internationally:


  • You can switch eSIM data plans anytime, depending on your location and data needs.
  • eSIM plans are stored digitally on your device, eliminating the need to manage physical SIM cards while travelling.
  • Keep your primary number active for calls, texts, and two-factor authentication notifications.
  • Install multiple eSIMs for multi-country trips or connect with a regional or global eSIM card. 


Customize your eSIM card plan


When installing an eSIM, you'll be prompted to assign a label to your eSIM line. Opting for a clear label is highly recommended as it helps swiftly identify your specific eSIM plan, such as "Canada eSIM" or “Europe eSIM”. This proves handy when choosing a line for voice and text, managing cellular data, and organizing your contacts. If you wish to make alterations, rest assured you can edit these labels anytime to suit your preferences and needs.


Follow the below-mentioned steps on your iPhone to activate the eSIM:


·      Open settings.

·      Tap on the “Mobile Service” section.

·      Tap on the eSIM line option.

·      Turn on the eSIM and enable mobile data.

·      Turn on “Data Roaming”.

·      Check the available networks and select a supported one from the list of networks.


Follow the steps to activate an eSIM on your Android device:


·      Open the settings on your device.

·      Tap on the "Network and Internet" section.

·      Tap in eSIM.

·      Enable “Mobile Data”.

·      Enable “Data Roaming”.

·      Select a supported network from the list of available networks. 


Monitor Data Usage:


Monitor your data usage and manage top-up options through: 


a.    Device Settings:

·      Smartphone Settings: Go to your device's settings and locate the "Data Usage" or a similar option. Here, you can view your data consumption, set limits, and check app usage.

·      Tablet or Laptop: Access your device settings and find the "Network & Internet" or "Data Usage" section. You'll be able to monitor your data usage and set usage alerts.


b.    Visit the Prune website:

·      Go to prune.co.in

·      Log in using your account credentials to access your data usage details, plan information, and any available usage analytics.


Benefits of Using Prune's eSIM card:

  • Seamless Activation: Prune ensures rapid activation, removing the necessity for in-person store visits or waiting for a physical SIM card.  
  • Cost Effective: Prune's online eSIM card plans allow you to buy data as per your requirements, helping you avoid extra charges for the services you don't use.

 

  • Global Coverage: Prune offers the best online eSIM card plans that work in many countries worldwide, ensuring you stay connected wherever you travel. 

Conclusion:


To maximize your eSIM card benefits, double-check your plan details before travelling. Consider Prune's online regional eSIM card plans if you visit multiple countries. Take advantage of your device's capability to store and switch between different eSIMs. Customize and label them for easy identification. Lastly, monitor your data usage and consider using Prune's online eSIM cards for seamless activation, cost efficiency, and global coverage.

 

If you are planning an overseas trip, consider Prune eSIM and forget all about the heavy charges of international roaming packs.