Converting your eSIM to a physical SIM is a simple process that can be completed in as little as 5-10 minutes.
Now days, lot of people try to switch from physical SIM to eSIM due to it’s own benefits but with a physical SIM, you will have the added convenience of being able to switch devices without having to re-activate your SIM card again and again.
Also studies have shown that physical SIMs have a 99.9% success rate in activating devices compared to eSIMs which have a 96.5% activation rate.
Additionally, physical SIMs are known to have better connectivity and network coverage compared to eSIMs.
The process to convert Verizon eSIM to physical SIM requires a SIM card kit, which can be ordered online or obtained from a Verizon retail store and follow the activation instructions to activate the physical SIM card.
if you are a Verizon customer who has an eSIM-enabled device and would like to switch to a physical SIM card, the process is relatively simple.
How to Convert Verizon eSIM to Physical SIM
Step-by-step guide to help you convert your Verizon eSIM to a physical SIM card:
Step 1: Collect a Physical SIM card
Contact Verizon customer support or visit a Verizon physical store to request a physical SIM card. Please note to validate first that Verizon physical SIM card is compatible with your device.
Step 2: Backup Your Device
Before making any changes to your device, it’s important to backup all of your device data. This will ensure that you do not lose any important data during the SIM change process. You would loose the eSIM data when changing the eSIM to Physical SIM card.
Step 3: Remove the eSIM from Your Device
Go to the “settings” menu on your device and look for the “Cellular” or “SIM card” option. Select the eSIM that you wish to remove and follow the on-screen instructions to delete it.
To Delete the Verizon eSIM from your device:
- Open the “Settings” app on your device.
- Scroll down and select “Cellular” or “Mobile Data” to access your SIM settings.
- If you have multiple SIM cards, you will see them listed on this screen. Select the Verizon eSIM that you want to delete.
- Click the option “Remove SIM” or “Delete SIM.” This option may vary depending on the device you’re using.
- Once you Click on the “Remove SIM” or “Delete SIM” option, you will be prompted to confirm your action.
- Confirm that you want to delete the Verizon eSIM from your device.
- After the eSIM is deleted, you will be prompted to choose another SIM card to use as the default for cellular data and calls.
Now Insert the Verizon physical SIM card to your phone and activate new one in order to use the cellular services on your device.
Step 4: Insert the Physical SIM Card
Once the eSIM has been removed or settings has been deleted, turn off your device and insert the physical SIM card into the SIM card slot. Make sure the SIM card is inserted correctly and in the proper orientation.
Step 5: Activate the Physical SIM Card
Now, Turn on your device back and follow the on-screen instructions to activate the physical SIM card. This process may vary depending on your device, but it should be similar to activating a new SIM card.
Step 6: Restore Your Device
Once the physical SIM card has been activated into your phone, you can restore your device backup if has taken earlier and any data isn’t present in your phone after enabling the physical SIM.
It’s important to note that the process of converting your Verizon eSIM to a physical SIM card may vary depending on your device and the specific instructions provided by Verizon.
It’s always recommended to check with the service provider about current eSIM to physical SIM card change process, about any applicable fee or other points needs to consider before starting the process.