Here is how to activate eSIM on Airtel

There is a massive boost in the adoption of eSIM technology as various models of Apple, Samsung, other renowned brands support eSIM. These SIMs are built into the phones themselves providing the user greater flexibility and more security. The most important thing is that there is no requirement for a SIM card slot to use an eSIM.

Below are the steps that you can follow to activate your Airtel eSIM :

Step 1: Change the physical SIM to eSIM or existing eSIM to eSIM

Follow the steps below to convert your physical SIM to eSIM or existing eSIM to eSIM:

1. To start with the process, SMS eSIM<>registered email ID to 121.

2. You will receive an SMS on your mobile number for confirming the initiation of the process. To confirm, revert with ‘1’.

3. Post confirming, you will receive an SMS from 121 to provide consent over a call for SIM change.

4. After providing the consent, you will receive an SMS from 121 regarding the QR Code that will be sent to your registered email ID.

Step 2: Scan the QR Code received on your registered email ID. Your eSIM will be activated within 2 hours.

Moreover, your existing SIM will continue to work till your eSIM gets activated.

Step 3: Specific for Device Models

1. iPhone

Go to ‘Settings’ and select ‘Mobile Data’

Click on ‘Add Data Plan’.

Now scan the QR code and finally label the eSim.

2. Samsung Users :

After Scanning process, simply

Tap on Add in the Add new mobile plan option.

3. Pixel users:

Head to Settings and select Network & Internet

Select Mobile Network and tap on Advanced…Read more>>


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