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.

Internet of Things

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

Reliability

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.

Maxis eSIM is now available for the following devices and more

Wondering how to set up your devices?

Follow these steps to learn how to activate your new devices easily.

Having problem pairing your Apple Watch? Click here
Having problem activating Cellular connectivity? Call 123 or click here

Having problem pairing your Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2? Click here
Having problem activating Cellular connectivity? Call 123

Having problems pairing your Huawei Watch 3? Click here

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

*Ensure your iPhone is updated to iOS 12.1.1 or later

eSIM Transfer will be coming soon to Maxis. Stay tuned for more updates.

Transfer your eSIM between your Apple devices conveniently now

Follow these steps to learn how to transfer your eSIM easily

Check our FAQs

eSIM

  • An eSIM, or embedded SIM, is a digital SIM card embedded within a device, eliminating the need for a physical SIM card. It allows users to activate a cellular plan and switch between carriers without requiring a physical SIM swap. eSIMs are commonly found in modern smartphones, tablets, and other connected devices.

  • Yes, many devices are equipped with dual SIM capabilities, allowing users to use both eSIM and a physical SIM card simultaneously. This feature is beneficial for those who want to maintain two separate mobile numbers or use different carriers for specific purposes, such as work and personal use. However, the availability of dual SIM functionality may vary depending on the device model.

  • The number of eSIMs a device can support depends on the device itself. Some smartphones and devices are designed to support multiple eSIM profiles, allowing users to add and switch between different cellular plans seamlessly. However, it's essential to check your device specifications to determine the exact number of eSIMs it can accommodate. Keep in mind that not all devices support multiple eSIMs, and the capability may vary between manufacturers and models.

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