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eSIM versus Dual SIM

hnguyen2246
I'm a Participant Level 2
I'm a Participant Level 2

Hello,

I would like to understand some aspects when using eSim:

 

1. When esim is activated in my iPhone , can I use my iphone as a phone with dual sim ? 

I use Canadian eSIM and and put other Sim (an other company or country) in a physical location ?

 

2. Can I temporarily deactivate my Canadian eSIM when I am not in Canada ?

 

Thanh you

hnguyen2246

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Cawtau
Senior MVP Senior MVP
Senior MVP

Hello Hnguyen2246,

 

  Welcome to the community!

 

  As far as I am aware, you can use your phone as a dual-SIM device if you are using both the physical SIM and eSIMs. Yes, you can use the eSIM for a Canadian provider and use the physical SIM for another provider. In fact, you can have multiple eSIMs on your device. However, only one eSIM can be active at a time. In addition, you can also temporarily deactivate a eSIM when not in use. You can find more information regarding eSIM and dual-SIM functionality with iPhone here.

 

Hope this helps 😀

 

Cheers

 


hnguyen2246
I'm a Participant Level 2
I'm a Participant Level 2

Hello Cawtau,

Thank a lot for your help. It's formidable and very useful to me.

Merry Xmas and Happy New Year

 

hnguyen2246