Published On : March 9, 2021 by: Staff Writer/Category(s) : eSIM
Over the years, we have witnessed the mobile SIM card descend in size. Considering its size from mini, the smartphone SIM card moved to macro and followed by nano. Moving forward with the latest trend, the physical SIM card has been vanishing gradually and being replaced by the embedded SIM card commonly known as eSIM. Several devices supporting eSIM activation have been present in the market for a while now, though still they are in limited numbers. With the progressing technology, you can now activate your digital SIM cards on major devices including smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, etc.
Here, with this guide, we compiled the proven steps on how to activate AT&T eSIM on the supporting devices with ease. Before proceeding with the activation process, make sure that you are connected to the Wi-Fi network, as this will allow you to perform the steps.
What are the eSIM-supported phones/ devices?
Embedded SIM card (eSIM) support major Apple and Samsung devices including:
Apple iPhone Models –
Samsung Galaxy Watch –
In order to activate AT&T eSIM online on your device, users are advised to follow these steps:
In case, you are using the AT&T PREPAID plan and don’t want to activate your eSIM network online, you can call the experts at 800.901.9878.
In case, you are having a dual-SIM device and have an AT&T network, then follow these steps to activate eSIM.
For AT&T Wireless connection, be sure that you have an eSIM active on a wireless plan. Here are the steps to activate eSIM on a Dual-SIM Device.
Note: To use a Dual SIM device, all you need is an activated Nano-SIM card and an eSIM card, and make sure that you have a separate plan for both. This is because one of your cellular plans will use the eSIM, and the other use the Nano-SIM.
|Pro Tip: In order to manage your cellular plans to make Phone Calls and Messages, then navigate to the Device Support and then select Dual SIM.|
To implement the below-given steps, be sure that your dual SIM device has an active service plan, then after, you are eligible to perform the activation steps.
To activate it, pursue these steps:
Here’s what you need to do:
Check out some of the most googled questions, asked by the people, who are interested to perform AT&T eSIM activation.
Q. How do I switch my AT&T SIM card to eSIM?
To switch your physical SIM card with an eSIM, all you require is to have a device that supports the 12.1.1 iOS version or newer. Here’s how you can transfer your sim card to eSIM:
Q. How long does eSIM take to activate?
The eSIM activation process will take approx. 2 hours to complete. However, one must keep a note that during the activation process, the inserted physical SIM card will continue to work.
Q. How do I activate AT&T eSIM on my iPhone?
Q. Is eSIM better than physical SIM?
The biggest advantage of using an Esim is that, like a traditional SIM card, it offers you an option to operate your SIM functionality via digital mode. Hence, no need to insert a physical SIM card.
Q. Does eSIM work with AT&T?
Yes, the AT&T network supports eSIM on Apple’s latest iPhones and Samsung Galaxy watch.
Q. Can I buy AT&T eSIM Online?
AT&T eSIM is now available online. If you select an option, which says “Add a Line” and then start typing the IMEI number of an iPhone XS or XR you will be prompted to choose an eSIM.