How to install BNE eSIM on your iPhone

If you have purchased BNE eSIM, you will need to follow a few simple steps in order to install it on your iPhone.

iPhone models supporting the DSDS/eSIM

iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, and iPhone SE.

1. Before starting the installation of your BNE eSIM, make sure you have updated to iOS 15.4 or later.

On your iPhone, go to Settings > General > Software Update and update to iOS 15.4 or later.

2. Make sure your carrier settings have been updated.

On your iPhone, go to Settings > General > About and follow the prompt to update to the latest carrier settings.

3. Open the BNESIM app and click Install on this device.

4. Click Continue

The following example is about installing a BNE eSIM in an iPhone that already has a SIM of a local operator installed.

5. Click Add Data Plan

6. After your eSIM is activated, tap Secondary to label your plan.

"Local SIM" is the SIM card of your local telephone operator already installed in your iPhone.

The "Secondary" SIM is the BNE eSIM you will install into your iPhone.

7. You can use a preset label for your new plan, or you can set a custom one.

For example, if you install a BNE eSIM covering the USA, you can rename it "BNE USA" as per the screenshot.

8. Set your Default Line and click Continue.

Since BNE eSIM provides data only, keep the SIM card already installed in your iPhone as the default line for making and receiving calls and sending and receiving SMS.

9. Choose the data plan you want to use with iMessage and FaceTime and click Continue.

Since BNE eSIM provides data only, keep the SIM card already installed in your iPhone as the default data plan you want to use with iMessage and FaceTime.

10. Choose your new BNE eSIM as your default line for mobile data and click Done.

How to switch the eSIMs and the SIM card installed into your iPhone.

Make sure the line you want to use is on. To turn on a line, tap Settings, tap either Cellular or Mobile Data, and then tap the plan you want to use. Then tap Turn On This Line.

Once the line you want to use is on, tap Settings, tap either Cellular or Mobile Data, tap Cellular/Mobile Data and select the eSIM or the SIM card you want to use.

Congratulations! You're all set to start using your new eSIM and enjoy your mobile data worldwide!

Still need help?

If you still can't set up the BNE eSIM on your iPhone, contact the BNESIM Support.

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