Step By Step - How To Set Up An e-SIM On A Samsung Device

Step By Step - How To Set Up An e-SIM On A Samsung Device

Manufacturers of smartphones are slowly moving toward widespread e-SIM use. As a result, a technology that was thought to be in the future only a few years ago is now quickly becoming commonplace.

With an e-sim installation in the GEAR S2 smartwatch back in 2016 and Galaxy Note devices subsequently, Samsung set the standard for the industry. Ever since they’ve included this feature in later devices. If you’re still not sure your Samsung device enables this feature GO HERE to use this fool proof method to check.

An e-SIM, which serves as a SIM card, is built inside your Samsung device. After adding a Nano-SIM card or activating the e-SIM, you can use the mobile network. You can use a single device to have two phone numbers or service providers by installing a Nano-SIM card in addition to activating the e-SIM.

In some regions, inserting two SIM cards into the device could result in slower data transmission speeds than inserting just one.

Be sure to verify that the software on your device is updated to the most recent version before attempting the advice listed below as a solution. Incase you haven't updated it yet, lets go ahead and do it together.

How To Update Your Samsung Software

Please follow the steps below to update the software on your mobile device to the latest version.

Step 1. Go to Settings > Software update.

Step 2. Tap on Download and install. 

Step 3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

How to set up a e-SIM on a Samsung device in less than 5 minutes

First, ensure that your Galaxy smartphone is connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile data network. To add a mobile network plan on an e-SIM, you can scan a QR code that your carrier provided or install a pre-assigned plan automatically. 

For example, if your mobile network plan is from Afrosim, 

Step 1: Go to

Step 2: Select your destination

Step 3: Choose your preferred prepaid plan 

Step 4: Make payment and you'll receive a QR code

Step 5: Open the QR code in another device or print it out to enable you scan with your phone. 

Once scanned, you can now enjoy data on your device while in Ghana and say goodbye to excessive roaming charges and rigorous local sim activation.

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