Using eSIM for the First Time? Here is How.

You’ve probably heard about eSIMS. But what is it really?

An eSIM is a digital SIM card that allows you to activate a mobile data plan from your network carrier without using a physical SIM card. With the ability to install eight or more eSIMs on an iPhone and use two phone numbers at the same time, the eSIM experience will be one of a kind.

Easy as 123 with Simly

So you need an eSIM? The process has never been easier! Simly offers the simplest and fastest of all. You will soon save money, time, and the hassle, and… you will get an eSIM!

But first, you should check if your device is eSIM compatible and then follow the steps listed below. We are always here to help!

iPhone user? Follow these steps to get your Simly eSIM

  1. Check to see if your iPhone or iPad is eSIM enabled, connected to wifi, and running iOS 12.2 or later. If you have an iphone 14, wifi won’t be needed.
  1. Get the Simly app from the App Store.
  1. Download the app and sign up for Simly eSIM.
  1. Select your destination and package.
  1. At last, you must activate your Simly eSIM by performing the following steps: Settings > Cellular or Mobile Data > Data Plans Toggle the 'turn on this line' slider to select the 'Simly' data plan.

Android is not way different.. Steps to have a Simly eSIM

  1. Make sure your device is connected to the internet and that its operating system is up to date.
  1. Go to Google Play or another app store and download the Simly app.
  1. Download the app and sign up for Simly eSIM.
  1. Select your destination and package.
  1. Finally, activate your BreatheSIM by performing the following steps: go to Settings > Connections > SIM Card Manager - under the 'Preferred SIM card' section, select 'Mobile data' and then 'Simly' as your preferred SIM.

How long does it take?

Not that long we promise, just a blink in deed! When you activate your Simly eSIM, your bundle will automatically be activated once you arrive at a destination covered by the bundle. If you selected a yearly bundle, it will be activated automatically once you verify your purchase. Simple, isn't it?

Does it affect my phone performance?

No! Using an eSIM has no negative impact on how your device performs.

Some might wonder if an eSIM uses more battery than a physical SIM. Actually, it may use less battery in some cases. Since the contact plates between a standard SIM and your device can be impaired overtime, this might cause your battery to drain sooner. You won't have to worry about this if you use Simly eSIM. 

We promised the steps are easy and simple. So don’t think twice. You won’t regret choosing Simly as your next travel app. You are more than welcome!

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When abroad, travelers struggle to find an instant and affordable connectivity solution. Buying a sim card is a hassle and roaming is expensive. Simly offer instant connectivity in 130+ countries through eSIMs - the convenience of roaming for the price of a sim card. Simly is changing the world by making global communication more accessible and affordable.

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