eSIM by Airtel, jio and Vi: How to buy and activate 2022 easy steps

What is eSIM? How to activate an eSIM on your mobile phone, price, and supported smartphones


What is eSIM

The full form of e-SIM is (Embedded Subscriber Identity Module). No physical SIM card is used in this type of SIM. Forget to say sim of a next-generation connectivity service device in e sim. This sim card is also called a virtual sim.

It is not like our normal SIM card nor does it need to be inserted separately, it is activated over the air by the telecom company, in this you get to enjoy the features like the SIM cards.


Where is the eSIM card launched?

This SIM needs to be embedded or soldered on the motherboard first. Till now this option is also used in mobile drone smartwatches as it takes a lot of space and hassle to create a SIM card slots in small devices.

This SIM has not yet been launched in the whole country, this SIM can be supported in only a few company mobiles like iPhone X5 and X5max have been launched and apart from this in Apple Watch 3 and Watch Series 4 also. It has been used, I will be able to use it in all smartphones in the coming time.

So far this SIM card has been launched in about 10 countries.
  1. India
  2. Hungary
  3. United State
  4. United Kingdom
  5. Spain
  6. Austria
  7. Canada
  8. The Czech Republic
  9. Germany
  10. Croatia

Advantage of eSIM

The biggest advantage of e sim is that if you want to connect with another operator then you don’t need to change sim card and there is very less chance of open sim or damage a phone by this sim. All data can be easily transferred from


eSIM supported smartphones/ Devices in India 2022

eSIM was launched in India in 2018 itself, first it was called the iPhone. XR was launched along with XS and XS MAX, after which other operators gradually started launching eSIM cards as well.

Out of which both Jio and Airtel operators have announced the support of this SIM, after which Vi is also preparing to announce e-SIM, very soon Vi is also going to announce eSIM.

Apart from this, the list of phones that support this SIM in India is given below.

  • Apple watch SE
  • Apple Watch Series 3
  • Apple Watch Series 4
  • Apple Watch Series 5
  • Apple Watch Series 6
  • iPhone SE 2020
  • iPhone 11 series
  • iPhone 12 Series
  • Moto RAZR filp phone
  • Samsung Galaxy LTE
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Gear S3

How to Activate Airtel eSIM

If you use Airtel sim, then you can convert an airtel sim to eSim very easily, for this you have to read our tips given by us step by step carefully.

  1. Send an SMS to 121 in the first instance, including your email address and an eSIM with the format “eSIMemail.”
  2. Then you will get an SMS immediately saying do you want to convert your SIM to eSIM
  3. You must enter “1” to confirm.
  4. This process will be completed by Airtel in 60 seconds.
  5.  After this you will be verified through a call
  6. After this, you will receive the QR code to activate the eSIM



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