What is eSIM?

eSIM stands for embedded SIM, an advanced new technology widely used in countries such as Japan, South Korea and the USA. This technology uses a small chip built into the device to replace the traditional SIM card, eliminating the need to carry around a physical card.

Benefits of eSIM

Internet of Things

Increase connectivity and convenience with the ability to connect more devices.


Improve reliability with an eSIM directly embedded into your device.

Enables Dual SIM

Separate personal and business lines or add an additional line when you travel internationally with a dual SIM feature in your device.

eSIM is now available for iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR

How to set up your eSIM

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Step 1

On your iPhone, go to Settings > Mobile Data and select Add Data Plan

*Ensure your iPhone is updated to iOS 12.1.1 or later

Step 2

Use your iPhone to scan the QR code provided by Maxis

Step 3

Follow the instructions on your screen to activate your eSIM profile

Step 4

You can now start experiencing Maxis Dual SIM on your iPhone

Click here to watch a step-by-step installation guide of Maxis eSIM for your iPhone.

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