The eSim Helps iPhone Users To Use 2 Sim Cards At A Time

Jyotis - Oct 31, 2018

The eSim Helps iPhone Users To Use 2 Sim Cards At A Time

The latest Apple smartphones add the new functionality eSIMs which enable users to make calls or receive calls at the same time.

The eSIM functionality will be added on the 2018 iPhones running the iOS 12.1. With the addition, users can now install two SIM cards on the latest Apple smartphones including the iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, and iPhone XR.

Of course, the prerequisite is these virtual SIMs being supported by mobile operators. In 2018, Apple has been the first smartphone maker to fabricate smartphones which support dual SIM.

What Is Esim
What Is Esim?

These abovementioned iDevices will have two SIMs: one nano-SIM and one eSIM. In fact, the phones with two SIM cards is mainly focused on the Chinese market, while other places choose to use virtual eSIMs instead of the real secondary SIM.

It’s easy to understand why the functionality isn’t supported to your phones. Citing from many sources, some carriers like AT&T, T-Mobile or Verizon won't support eSIMs at least this year.

The guidance to activate and use two SIMs on the latest iPhones running the iOS 12.1 was given by Apple in September. The steps to set up eSIM on iPhones is same as that on iPad supporting eSIMs. Users living in Germany will soon experience the benefits from eSIMs on the beta update of iOS 12.1.

Esim On Iphone Xs And Iphone Xs Max
Esim On Iphone Xs And Iphone Xs Max

The iPhone released in 2018 like iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max can make or receive calls at the same time through the Dual-SIM Dual Standby (a.k.a DSDS) functionality. Don’t forget to attach one SIM as a default card.

In many cases, the eSIMs will have a lot of advantages. For example, when going overseas, you don’t want to waste money on the expensive data roaming, using a new local prepaid SIM will be a good choice for you to access the Internet or chat apps.

Along with the eSIMs, the iOS 12.1 also sports a variety of attractive features, such as Group FaceTime, Face ID, Depth Control and more than 70 new emojis. What is the feature you are expecting the most?


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