Some iPhones and iPads purchased in Turkey may not have eSIM enabled by default.
If you bought your device after June 23, 2020, your eSIM should be activated automatically. If not, contact your mobile carrier.
If you bought your device before June 23, 2020, you can activate your eSIM by following these steps.
To successfully set up your eSIM, check the following:
You can install an eSIM on your device by any of the two ways:
The QR code method works best if you have other devices you can use to display it or if you can print the code. If not, choose the manual approach.
To install and configure your eSIM, kindly check
There are three methods for configuring an eSIM on your mobile:
Not every phone is eSIM compatible. Here's how to check it out:
Here’s how you can determine whether your iOS device is carrier-unlocked and eSIM compatible:
Before accessing any new telecommunications service, India mandates customers to go through a Know Your Customer (KYC) process.
The subscriber's identity and address are electronically validated as part of the paperless KYC authentication procedure known as eKYC.
The eSIM data package expiration date is determined by how much data is used or how long the eSIM is valid. If you don't exhaust your data before then, your eSIM data package will be valid for the specified time.
Firstly, make sure 5G is available at your location. If it does and you’re still unable to see 5G in the status bar of your iPhone:
Unfortunately, data-only eSIMs do not support receiving calls or texts, as they are designed solely for internet data usage. However, you can use third-party apps such as WhatsApp or Viber to make calls and send messages over data.
Your device's eSIMs can safely be removed when:
You can use your eSIM mobile data, but there are some applications or websites that block access because of the following:
If your device enables you to activate a SIM and an eSIM simultaneously, your primary number should be able to receive calls.
Some iPhone models come equipped with Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS) technology, which also imposes roaming charges.
You can use a nano-SIM and an eSIM or two active eSIMs on iPhone 13 models. You can only have one eSIM active at a time on iPhone 12 models, iPhone 11 models, and iPhone X models, though.
It is possible to permanently delete or temporarily uninstall the eSIM on your iOS Devices.
As long as your device and the network you’re using support it, you can use your hotspot with your eSIM.
No, you cannot install the same eSIM on multiple devices.
The remaining unused data cannot be used after the validity period because eSIM data can only be used during that time.
You can install multiple eSIMs on devices that support them. The maximum number of active eSIMs varies depending on the device model.
This error message can appear if you try to install an eSIM on a network-locked device. The steps listed below can be used to determine whether your device is locked:
This pop-up might be due to an installation failure. There are different reasons for installation failure, including:
First, make sure to double-check your eSIM's necessary settings. Go to My eSIMs > Details > Install eSIM/Access Data.
Your settings or the validity of your eSIM can be the reason for PDP Authentication Failure. Check the following:
Please try resetting your network settings if the above steps are ineffective.
Yes, you can use iMessage with your eSIM. After installing your eSIM, all you have to do is reset iMessage.
If you have problems using your eSIM after installing it on an iOS device, double-check that you have followed the instructions for accessing your eSIM's data.
They are accessible by visiting My eSIM > Details > Install eSIM/Access Data.
You should enable data roaming and configure APN settings if this doesn't work.
For Android Users:
You can install an eSIM by manually entering the eSIM installation details.
For iOS users:
You can use the manual approach or the direct method to install eSIM on the same device.
Only devices that are eSIM-compatible and network unlocked can install eSIMs. To unlock your device, please contactyour carrier.
This information appears when you attempt to add an already added eSIM or when the QR code could only be partially scanned because of a weak connection.
The local carrier's congestion and coverage affect speed. You have to add or change your eSIM APN settings manually.