Jazz which is one of the leading cellular networks in Pakistan has teamed up with Gemalto, a global digital security company to bring eSIM to Pakistan.
Our today’s article has covered all the important information you need to know about eSIM and its benefits for users.
What is eSIM?
eSIM is an improved SIM technology that is built into your smartphone and allows you to activate your phone number without a need to insert a SIM card. Users can digitally activate their phone numbers and save numerous contact information with the support of eSIM.
Jazz’s eSIM technology is compatible with a variety of eSIM-enabled devices, including laptops, tablets, wearables, and IoT devices, as well as iPhone and other dual SIM phones. Subscribers will be able to switch between various subscriptions, download data plans, and delete old SIM profiles without having to physically exchange their SIM cards using the Jazz eSIM platform.
How to activate Jazz eSIM?
In order to activate Jazz eSIM, you have to visit your nearest Jazz franchise or any eligible retailer in order to register for eSIM on your phone. Once the registration is done you will receive a QR code on a voucher that you have to scan using your phone. You have to scan the QR code following the method we have mentioned below.
- Go to settings if your phone
- Open Cellular
- Then select the option “Add cellular plan”
- A camera will be launched. Use it to scan the code
Your eSIM will be activated within 5 minutes.
How much will the company charge on the activation of Jazz eSIM?
The charges are extremely reasonable for Jazz eSIM. You have to pay just Rs. 500 for the activation of Jazz eSIM.
Terms and Conditions
You need to keep in mind that prior to eSIM activation, biometric verification will be needed. If you change phones, you’ll need a new QR code. Moreover, you are requested not to share your QR code with anyone for security reasons. eSIM activates IMEI on your phone. In order to prevent yourself from getting blocked by DIRBS, you need to send both IMEIs to 8484.
Email [email protected] a screenshot of your IMEI 1 and IMEI 2 for whitelisting.
Which phones are compatible with eSIM?
eSIM is only useful for those eSIM compatible phones which is why is important to know if your phone is eSIM compatible before activating your eSIM. These are all the phones that are eSIM compatible.
- iPhone 12 Pro Max
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max
- iPhone XS, XS Max
- iPhone XR
- Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, Ultra 5g
- Samsung Note 20+
- Samung Fold LTE model
- Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
- Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ & S20 Ultra
- Huawei P40 & P40 Pro
- Nuu Mobile X5
- Google Pixel 3 & 3XL
- Google Pixel 4 & 4a
What are the benefits of eSIM?
You may digitally activate and store numerous phone numbers using eSIM. Customers can also move among different Jazz numbers without having to change actual SIMs.
What happens to my eSIM activation in case of a factory reset of the phone?
Your phone’s eSIM activation will be lost. You will need to visit a Jazz franchise, or authorized store to reactivate your eSIM subscription and obtain a new QR code.
Is it possible to deactivate my eSIM and revert to a physical SIM?
Yes, you may exchange your eSIM for a standard physical SIM at any Jazz Franchise, or an authorized retailer. Charges for changing SIM cards are standard.
What should I do if I misplace my QR Code?
If you misplace your QR Code before scanning it, please contact 111 or visit any Jazz Experience Center location to have it deactivated so that it is not scanned by someone else.
Will all of my current services active if I use an eSIM instead of a physical SIM?
Yes, your new eSIM will support all of your previous services and rates.
These are all the details you may need to know before deciding to switch from a physical sim to eSIM. Jazz has brought various packages and offers overtime for its users in Pakistan.
Jazz also has introduced its debit card facility that is new to the market so that customers can transfer money to any bank or pay bills and through a visa debit card make payments in retail outlets. You can find a complete guide on Jazz cash debit card on our website Mobilesly.