Prepaid carrier Visible updated its app recently with two major features. First, it now supports eSIM, which can be used on iPhone Xs and later. But this appears to be an option only for new phone numbers. I contacted customer support yesterday to see if I could transfer my existing number to the eSIM but I wasn’t able to. Another new feature with this update: You can pay for your Visible plan with cash at over 12,000 Wells Fargo ATMs across the U.S., and you don’t need to be a Wells Fargo member to do this.
With its new Telenet One Number mobile plan, customers can add their Apple Watch’s eSIM to their plan starting November 13.
iPhone 12 Dual SIM 5G using a physical SIM card and eSIM will arrive later this year in a software update.
Google watchers have noticed that Google Fi customers can use the iPhone’s eSIM, although Google says this feature is in the process of rolling out.
A modern Apple device is required — XR, XS, XS Max, and 11 series, while this simplified iOS eSIM activation is currently only available to “new users who sign up for Google Fi.” The just-announced iPhone SE should also support eSIM, according to tech specs for the device.
New Zealanders can finally use cellular Apple Watch models thanks to carrier Spark that now supports eSIM.
The Department of Justice has closed an eSIM investigation involving AT&T, Verizon, and the GSMA trade group.
SimJacker is a newly-discovered vulnerability in SIM cards that lets an attacker hack your smartphone just by sending an SMS message.
If you have an unlocked iPhone XR, iPhone XS, or iPhone XS Max with iOS 12.1.1, you can use it. But there’s a catch.
In a support document, AT&T said that it fully supports eSIM and dual-SIM iPhones.
Dave’s back from MacTech and boy is his brain tired from absorbing as much knowledge as he could. He and John talk through a bunch of that, including some important new APFS knowledge, Cool Stuff Found, and a plethora of Quick Tips. Plus, of course, your two favorite geeks answer your questions. All this and more… press play and enjoy!
Andrew Orr and Jeff Gamet join host Kelly Guimont to discuss how US carriers aren’t ready for this eSIM jelly, and Apple’s interest in iHeartMedia.
Although the four carriers promised to support it at launch, Verizon and T-Mobile are lagging.
Apple will reportedly release iOS 12.1 on October 30th, which is the same day as its “There’s More in the Making” media event.
Apple released iOS 12.1 Developer Beta 2 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with 70 new emoji and more.
The new iPhones introduced eSIM technology into the line for the first time. But you can’t use two CDMA SIMs in your device.
Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to explore the ECG feature in Apple Watch Series 4, plus they explain dual SIM and eSIM in iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.
An eSIM makes it easier to switch between carriers. But right now only ten countries in the world support it.
China shut down LTE support for Apple Watch Series 3, and it’s likely over fears the smartwatch will be used to by other governments to track its citizens.