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E – Sim: How to Activate it….. with carrier wise Explanation. Blog 2

E – Sim Inrtoduction:

E – Sim how to activate it… on supported carriers. In this blog, we see the carrier wise activation process carrier wise step by step so let’s go the activation of E – Sim.

E – Sim Activation Process Carrier Wise (AIRTEL) :

Lets we see the eSim activation of Airtel Step by Step.

Step 1: Convert your Physical SIM to eSIM or existing eSIM to eSIM:

For converting your physical SIM to eSIM or existing eSIM to eSIM, there are a few steps that you would need to go through

1. For initiation of the process, SMS eSIM<>registered email id to 121

2. A) If your email id is valid, you will receive an SMS from 121, confirming the initiation of the process. You would need to reply back with “1” to confirm the eSIM change request within 60 sec.
B) If your email id is invalid, you will receive an SMS from 121, asking you to re-initiate the process with the correct email id, will also guide you on how to update the email id.

3. Post receiving the confirmation sent by you for step”2″, you will receive another SMS from 121 asking you to provide consent over a call, failing which the SIM change request will get cancelled.

4. After providing your consent on the call, you will receive a final SMS from 121, regarding the QR Code which you will receive on your registered
email id.

Step 2: QR Code received on your
registered email id after completion
of Step 1

After Step 1 is complete, you would receive a QR Code
on your registered email id. The eSIM activation would take
around 2 hours, please scan the QR Code immediately upon
receipt. Your existing SIM will continue to work during this period.

Step 3: Scan the QR Code received on your registered email id

QR Code Scanning – Apple

Please follow the below instructions for scanning your QR Code:

Click on “Settings” > Select “Mobile Data” > Click on “Add Data Plan” > “Scan QR code” received on mail (Ensure phone is connected to mobile data/Wi-Fi while scanning) > Label eSim (Under “Label for your new plan” Section).

Set-Up of I Phone models above Xs Devices…

Other Important Points for
activating your eSIM:

1. The QR code is unique and is applicable for just one-time use on one device only. Once scanned, please ensure you complete the process of adding the Carrier.

2. Customer should not select the “Delete” option from the eSIM settings as this will permanently delete the eSIM profile.

3. The eSIM will be activated in approx. 2 hours, please scan the QR Code immediately upon receipt. During this period, the physical SIM will continue to work.

QR Code Scanning – Google

Behind Apple Devices people were also using Google Devices, so let’s have to overlook the eSim Activation process.

Final Set Up in Google Devices

Click on “Settings” > Select “Network & Internet” >Click on Wi-Fi > Connect to a Wi-Fi Network (Mandatory) > Click on “Mobile Network” > Click on “Advanced” > Click on “Carrier” Click on > “Add Carrier” > Scan QR code received on mail (Ensure phone is connected to Wi-Fi while scanning) > Post scanning Click on “Download” > Post Download Click on “Done“.

These are the Steps to Activate the eSIM process in Airtel.

Activatation on Reliance Jio:

  • Send SMS GETESIM <32 Digit EID> <15 Digit IMEI> to 199 from your device having active Jio SIM.
  • ype SIMCHG <19-digit eSIM number> and send the SMS to 199. After two hours, you will receive an update on eSIM processing.
  • To confirm, send ‘1’ to 183 as SMS. Post that, you’ll receive an IVR call. Provide the 19-digit eSIM number and it’s done.

VI Activation Process:

  • To start the process, SMS eSIM< space >registered email id to199
  • If your email id is valid, you will receive a confirmation SMS. You would need to reply with “ESIMY” to confirm the eSIM change request.
  • If your email id is Invalid, you will receive a SMS from 199, asking you to re-initiate the process with the correct email id, will also guide you on how to update the email id
  • Post your confirmation SMS, you will receive another SMS from 199 asking you to provide a consent over a call
  • After providing your consent on the call, you will receive a final SMS regarding the QR Code which you will receive on your registered email id
  • How to access the QR code menu (Apple) —> Go to “Settings” > Select “Mobile Data” > Click on “Add Data Plan” > Now “Scan QR code” received on mail > Follow the prompts on the phone.
  • How to access the QR code menu (PIXEL)
  • Please make sure that the phone is connected to Wi-Fi or mobile data.
  • Click on “Settings” > Select “Network & Internet” > Click on “Mobile Network” > Click on “Download a SIM instead” > Click on “Next”
  • Scan QR code received on mail
  • Follow the prompts on the phone.

Conclusion:

So these are the steps followed by the network and its formats. It’s mainly advisable to visit Concern showrooms nearby your area.

Sabari Prasath
Content Creator, Reviewer in Tech N Spice

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