Tag Archives: eSIM

T-Mobile officially launches eSIM support for postpaid customers

  Looks like the rumor was correct. T-Mobile today confirmed that it now officially supports eSIM for postpaid customers. Starting today, August 28, T-Mobile customers with an eligible eSIM-capable phone can visit a T-Mo store to get their eSIM set up. T-Mobile says that the the current phones that are compatible with its eSIM offering include the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR. I’ve asked about support for other devices like the Pixel 3 and Pixel … [read full article]

T-Mobile rumored to launch postpaid eSIM support tomorrow

T-Mobile first launched eSIM support back in December, but it’s currently only supported on prepaid lines with an iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, or iPhone XR. New rumors say that that could change tomorrow. T-Mobile will reportedly offer eSIM support on postpaid lines starting tomorrow, August 28. A Reddit user named AirlineFlyer shared a screenshot of a conversation with a member of T-Mobile’s Executive Social Media team in which they asked about postpaid eSIM support … [read full article]

T-Mobile prepping updates to Assisted Support and SIM card charges, leaked docs show

T-Mobile is making some updates to the charges that it applies when you buy a new phone. T-Mobile employees are now undergoing training for Assisted Support charges. Documents viewed by TmoNews show that customers will be assessed a $20 Assisted Support fee for new postpaid device activations performed in a retail store, through virtual retail, or through customer care. These include new devices purchased from T-Mo, Bring Your Own Device, Bring Your Own SIM, devices activated on [read full article]

Justice Department requiring T-Mobile and Dish to support eSIM as part of merger approval

T-Mobile launched eSIM support at the end of last year, but so far support has been limited to the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR on prepaid service. The T-Mobile-Sprint merger could help to greatly expand T-Mo’s support of eSIM, though. The Department of Justice is requiring T-Mobile and Dish to support eSIM as part of its approval of T-Mo and Sprint’s merger. This will make it easier for Dish to attract new customers, the … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 12.1.2 update

Hours after T-Mobile officially rolled out support for Apple’s eSIM feature on its new iPhones, Apple has deployed an update with an eSIM-related bug fix. iOS 12.1.2 is now available for download. According to Apple, the update fixes bugs with eSIM activation on the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR. It also addresses an issue that could affect cellular connectivity in Turkey on the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR. eSIM is one of the … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches eSIM support for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

T-Mobile’s support for eSIM on Apple’s new iPhones has arrived. T-Mobile today launched its eSIM app for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. With this app, owners of Apple’s new iPhones can easily add a secondary prepaid line to their device. Just enter your email address into the app, select a prepaid plan, and you’ll be good to go. Currently, T-Mobile only offers prepaid plans for eSIM on the iPhone XS, XS … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s new eSIM launched, aims to cut down international costs for connected machines

In the consumer market, T-Mobile’s been taking giant strides towards revolutionizing the traditional market approach taken by carriers. One of its so-called ‘Un-carrier’ moves was to abolish roaming charges for its Simple Choice customers in the latter half of last year. Users could travel to 100 different countries and be able to text and use data (EDGE only) and not be charged a single cent for doing so. Today, it’s moved further to … [read full article]