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Ufone eSIM Supported Devices

Ufone one of the leading telecom operators in Pakistan has recently launched its first ever eSIM service for its customers. eSIM is a digital SIM that is embedded in your phone so that you can activate a mobile number without using a physical SIM.

This innovative technology offers many benefits such as convenience flexibility and security. In this blog post we will explain what eSIM is how it works and how you can get it from Ufone.

What is eSIM?

eSIM stands for embedded SIM which is a small chip that is built into your phone or other compatible devices such as laptops tablets wearables and IoT devices. Unlike a traditional SIM card which you have to insert and remove from your phone eSIM is permanently installed and cannot be lost or damaged.

eSIM allows you to store multiple mobile network profiles on a single device and switch between them easily using the internet. You can also download data plans and remove old SIM profiles within the same device without having to physically change your SIM cards.

How does eSIM work?

To use eSIM you need a compatible device and a mobile network that supports eSIM. Ufone is one of the first networks in Pakistan to offer eSIM service to its customers. You can get an eSIM from Ufone by visiting any nearest Ufone Service Center Ufone Franchise or Ufone Self Service Booth.

After BVS registration you will be provided with an eSIM jacket that has a digital QR code. You can scan the QR code on the phone you want to activate the eSIM on and enter the default pin code “0000” when asked. Your eSIM will be ready to use in a few minutes. You can also check the status and details of your eSIM by using the My Ufone App or dialing *123#.

What are the benefits of eSIM?

eSIM offers many advantages over a traditional SIM card such as:

  • Convenience: You don’t have to worry about losing or damaging your SIM card or carrying multiple SIM cards for different numbers or networks. You can also avoid the hassle of cutting or fitting your SIM card to match your phone’s slot size.
  • Flexibility: You can easily switch between different numbers or networks on the same device depending on your needs and preferences. You can also use multiple numbers simultaneously on a dual-SIM device or use a single number on multiple devices.
  • Security: You can protect your eSIM from unauthorized access or misuse by using a PIN code or biometric authentication. You can also remotely lock or erase your eSIM if your device is lost or stolen.
  • Compatibility: You can use eSIM on a variety of devices that support eSIM such as smartphones laptops tablets wearables and IoT devices. You can also use eSIM on devices that do not have a SIM card slot such as smartwatches or smart glasses.

How to get eSIM from Ufone?

Ufone eSIM service is available in selected cities across Pakistan. You can get an eSIM from Ufone by following these simple steps:

  • Visit any nearest Ufone Service Center Ufone Franchise get your new eSIM or convert your existing Ufone number.
  • After BVS registration an eSIM jacket will be provided with a digital QR code.
  • Scan the QR code on the phone you like to activate the eSIM on.
  • learn how to activate your eSIM on your Apple or Android phone please take at the detailed steps below.
  • Important to know: If your phone is lost or stolen or your re-scan limit exhausted you must visit Ufone’s Business stores i.e. Ufone Service Centers and Ufone Franchise to get a new QR code.

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How to activate eSIM on your phone?

To activate eSIM on your phone you need a compatible device and a QR code from Ufone. Here are the steps to activate eSIM on your Apple or Android phone:

  • For iPhone: Make sure your iPhone XS iPhone XS Max or iPhone XR is updated to iOS 12.1 and above (you can check eSIM-enabled handsets in the Handset Supported section below). Go to Settings > Cellular. Select “Add Cellular Plan” to launch the camera automatically. Use your iPhone to scan QR code. Type default pin code “0000” when asked to enter.
  • For Android Phone: Make sure your eSIM-enabled Android handset is updated latest version (you can check eSIM-enabled handsets in the Handset Supported section below). Go to Settings > SIM Card Manager. Select eSIM > Add Mobile Plan launch the camera automatically. Use your phone to scan QR code. Type default pin code “0000” to enter.

Your eSIM is ready to use. You can also manage your eSIM settings from your phone such as changing the label icon or default line.

Which devices support eSIM?

eSIM is supported by a number of devices that have eSIM functionality such as smartphones laptops tablets wearables and IoT devices. Here are some of the eSIM enabled devices that you can use with Ufone eSIM:

  • iPhone: iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone SE (2020), iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max.
  • Android Phone: Samsung Galaxy Fold, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Samsung Galaxy S20, Samsung Galaxy S20+, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy S21, Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G, Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G, Oppo Find X3 Pro, Oppo Reno 5A, Oppo Reno 6 Pro 5G+, Huawei P40, Huawei P40 Pro, Huawei P50 Pro, Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel 3a, Google Pixel 4, Google Pixel 4a, Google Pixel 5, Google Pixel 6 Pro.

How to manage your eSIM profiles?

Once you have activated your eSIM on your device you can easily manage your eSIM profiles from your device settings. You can do the following actions with your eSIM profiles:

  • Change the label: You can change the name of your eSIM profile to make it easier to identify. For example you can name it “Personal” or “Work” or “Travel”.
  • Change the icon: You can change the icon of your eSIM profile to make it more distinctive. For example you can choose a different color or shape for your eSIM icon.
  • Change the default line: You can change the default line for your eSIM profile to make it the primary line for calls messages and data. For example you can set your eSIM profile as the default line for your personal or work number.
  • Delete the profile: You can delete your eSIM profile if you no longer need it or want to switch to a different network. For example you can delete your eSIM profile if you are traveling to a different country or changing your mobile operator.

To manage your eSIM profiles on your iPhone go to Settings > Cellular > Cellular Plans. To manage your eSIM profiles on your Android phone go to Settings > SIM Card Manager > eSIM.

What are the FAQs about eSIM?

Here are some of the frequently asked questions about eSIM and their answers:

  • Q: Can I use eSIM on any device?
  • A: No you can only use eSIM on devices that support eSIM functionality. You can check the list of eSIM enabled devices in the previous section.
  • Q: Can I use eSIM on any network?
  • A: No you can only use eSIM on networks that support eSIM service. Ufone is one of the first networks in Pakistan to offer eSIM service to its customers.
  • Q: Can I use eSIM and physical SIM together?
  • A: Yes you can use eSIM and physical SIM together on dual-SIM devices. You can also use multiple eSIM profiles on the same device.
  • Q: Can I transfer my eSIM to another device?
  • A: Yes you can transfer your eSIM to another device by scanning the QR code again. However you have a limited number of scans for each QR code. If you exceed the limit you will have to get a new QR code from Ufone.
  • Q: Can I backup or restore my eSIM?
  • A: No you cannot backup or restore your eSIM. If you lose your device or reset your device you will have to get a new QR code from Ufone.
  • Q: Can I share my eSIM with another person?
  • A: No you cannot share your eSIM with another person. Your eSIM is linked to your device and your mobile number. If you want to share your mobile number with another person you will have to get a physical SIM from Ufone.

Conclusion

Ufone eSIM is a new and innovative way to stay connected with your loved ones. eSIM is a digital SIM that is embedded in your device and allows you to activate a mobile number without using a physical SIM. eSIM offers many benefits such as convenience flexibility and security. You can get an eSIM from Ufone by visiting any nearest Ufone Service Center Ufone Franchise or Ufone Self Service Booth. You can also manage your eSIM profiles from your device settings.

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