Verizon Expected to Implement eSIM Support for iPhone XR and XS on December 7

Verizon is predicted to enforce reinforce for the eSIM within the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR on December 7, in accordance to an inside worker memo that used to be shared with

Apple’s latest iPhones have supported eSIM capability for the reason that October free up of iOS 12.1, however to use the function, carriers additionally wanted to upload reinforce. At the time iOS 12.1 used to be launched, U.S. carriers that come with Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T mentioned that reinforce would no longer be carried out till later within the yr.

AT&T on the time mentioned that there have been problems with visible voicemail, whilst Verizon had to figure out some problems that may purpose efficiency issues when its consumers activated eSIMs from different carriers.

According to the record observed through, Verizon might be imposing dual-SIM reinforce and it’ll get started activating eSIMs on Friday, December 7.

“Verizon will reinforce Dual SIM activations on bodily SIMs and eSIMs on choose iPhones. Please talk over with the learning portal to find out how to turn on,” reads the record.

Following nowadays’s free up of iOS 12.1.1, a number of further carriers world wide started rolling out eSIM reinforce, together with AT&T within the United States, so it is no marvel that Verizon would will in a while after.

The eSIM, or virtual SIM, is a non-physical SIM card slot that pairs with the bodily SIM within the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR to allow dual-SIM dual-standby, a function that shall we iPhone customers have two telephone numbers to be had directly.

With dual-SIM reinforce, iPhone customers are meant to be ready to switch between the two telephone numbers readily, assuaging the will for a 2nd telephone or SIM swapping for paintings and trip.

Related Roundups: iPhone XS, iPhone XR
Tags: Verizon, eSIM

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