You can add CELITECH’s Cellular Data eSIM on any eSIM-enabled iPhone (XR or newer models) using the following steps. Make sure your phone is connected to the internet (e.g. on Wi-Fi) then:
1. Open the camera app, Scan the eSIM QR code, and Tap “Cellular Plan“.
If your camera app didn’t detect the eSIM QR code, make sure "Scan QR Codes" is "On" in “Settings → Camera“.
2. Tap “Continue“.
It may take up to 20 seconds to proceed.
3. Now your eSIM setup.
Click “Done” to choose labels for each of your cellular plans
4. Select “Primary” as Default Line for Voice and SMS, then tap “Continue“.
5. Tap “Continue“.
6. Select "Business" for Cellular Data. Tap “Continue”. Other labels used for eSIM are: "Travel", "Secondary", and "Cellular Data".
7. After your eSIM setup is complete, make sure that your eSIM “Data Roaming” is turned ON by going to “Settings → Cellular → “Business” then activate Data Roaming.
For Android devices that are eSIM-enabled, make sure your phone is connected (e.g. to Wi-Fi) then:
For certain countries, APN needs to be updated on Android devices as illustrated in the next point.
Users of Android devices (like Samsung, Google, etc.) need to update the APN for the following countries/regions.
To update the APN on Android devices for the above countries:
The mobile devices that support eSIM currently include (as of Sep. 2022):
eSIM is as secure as SIM cards as it utilizes the same encryption and authentication protocols. Actually in some aspects eSIM is more secure than SIM cards because it cannot be physically swapped.
Cellular data eSIM doesn’t offer mobile numbers for calling or SMS. But you can use all your mobile apps that provide calling and texting including FaceTime, WhatsApp, iMessage, Zoom, Skype, etc.
Of course. Most eSIM devices support having two lines active at the same time. So you can keep your primary line “on” for calls/text, while you can use eSIM for cellular data. Just make sure your data roaming on the primary line is not activated to avoid roaming charges.
For eSIM-enabled iPhones (e.g. XR or newer models), you may manually activate Celitech eSIM by going to:
Settings > Cellular > Under Cellular Plans tap “Add Cellular Plan” > tap “Enter Details Manually” then under:
Go to Settings > Cellular > under Cellular Plans click on the eSIM plan > Toggle “Turn On this Line”.
For iPhones (iOS 14 or later), this is how you can check: