Customers will have the benefit of multiple eSIMs even if they have a single SIM slot in their phone, only the phone has to be compatible with this service!
Let’s take a look at which brands of phones can get this facility!
Apple: iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone SE, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max
Samsung: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, Samsung Galaxy Fold, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G, Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, Samsung Galaxy S21 5G, Samsung Galaxy S21 + 5G, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, Samsung Galaxy S20, Samsung Galaxy S20 +, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Google: Google Pixel 3A
Motorola: Motorola Razr
How Vi’s Kolkata customers will launch this service on their phones:
1. ESim <space> to 199 by mentioning your mail ID. If you are not registered with the mail ID number, you have to send an SMS to 199 by mentioning your mail ID. After that SMS will come from 199 to the mobile number. In order to get eSIM service, you have to send ESIMY in reply to that SMS. This time another SMS will come from 199 which will request consent by call. If you agree to the call from Vi, a QR code will appear in the registered mail ID. By scanning this QR code, eSIM can be launched on your phone.
How will Vi’s new customers in Kolkata launch this service on their phones: First of all you have to go to the nearest Vi store with Aadhaar Card to get the connection. In this case, it is better to take the phone with you, then you can scan the QR code while you are in the store.
Vi said that the QR code sent in the mail can be scanned only once, and when this is done, the eSIM service will be activated within the next two hours.