You can now convert your SIM into an eSIM without having to go to a store

This had, in most cases, an associated cost, so, despite being an option that many considered, they did not end up doing it, due, firstly, because they had to go physically, and secondly, because it cost money. .

Convert SIM to eSIM

Thanks to the latest iOS update, the 17.4 betawe can make the change of our physical SIM card to a virtual eSIMwithout having to go in person and also completely free of charge.

First it was the Movistar company that included it, but in this latest beta Orange and Vodafone have been incorporated, so the 3 large operators in Spain would have it available.

To do this, the first thing we have to have is iOS 17.4. If you don't have it or don't want to install it until it is officially released, you will have to wait a little longer, although it has to be released before March 6, so it wouldn't take long either. in being able to do it.

Once you have this version you will have to go to the Settings – Mobile data – Convert to eSIM. The process is very simple, it will make you confirm it twice, and that's it, you will have the eSIM of your phone number inside your iPhone, without needing to do anything else. Now you can add a different one physically, thus having two different numbers on the same mobile phone.

What advantages does the eSIM have?

Among the advantages that we can find in an eSIM and that make us make the change are several. The first is the one mentioned above, and that is that you will leave a free space to be able to add another number if you wish.

However, apart from that, we have others, such as ease of portability, which will be much faster and easier than with a regular SIM. You won't have to wait for it to arrive at your home, change the PIN or adapt it to the necessary size. In addition to having to call to let them know that it arrived and for them to activate it, which can take a few more hours.

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Likewise, by not possessing something physical, will not deteriorate or move. And I'm sure that at some point you've had to open and close the slot where the SIM goes because it didn't make good contact and your data and coverage were gone. This is something that will not happen to you with a virtual one.

So nothing, from this moment if you have an iPhone and you are from Movistar, Orange or Vodafone You can, in just a few seconds, convert your usual physical card into a virtual one, lighter, faster and easier. If you haven't tried it yet, go, you don't lose anything, you'll see how you like it and then you don't want it physically. In the United States they no longer exist on iPhone.