MetroPCS eSIM Activation: Step-By-Step Guide

Are you interested in taking an eSIM Card from MetroPCS?

But wait, you might be having many confusions regarding it as this might be your first time buying an eSIM Card. In that case, we are here to help you!

eSIM Card is a digital SIM Card where you don’t need to buy a physical one from the store and put it inside the phone manually.

It can be downloaded and then installed on your phone system with ease.

In this article, we will be going through all the questions that you need answers to before you activate your eSIM Card and also show you the process through which you can easily activate your eSIM Card.

MetroPCS eSIM Activation
MetroPCS eSIM Activation

Pre-requisites For Activating Your MetroPCS eSIM

There are a few things that you need to check before you activate your eSIM Card on your phone. We have listed them below for your convenience.

  • Make sure that the phone system is updated to the latest version. You can easily do that by going to the Phone Settings.
  • Check and see whether your device supports eSIM.

What are the Devices that Support MetroPCS eSIM?

The devices listed here support eSIM so check and see whether you have any of these devices before you buy an eSIM.

  • Phone XS, XR, 11, 12, 13, 14 (eSIM only) and SE 2nd, 3rd gen series of Apple devices.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy S21 & Samsung S23 series of Android devices.
  • Google Pixel 7 and Google Pixel 7 Pro.
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Steps To Activate MetroPCS eSIM

The process of activating an eSIM Card is very similar to the process of activating a physical one.

Below we have given the guide for activating your eSIM for different phones.

1. Steps to Activate MetroPCS eSIM For Samsung

  • Check your Wifi connection and switch it on.
  • Go to your home screen and tap on Settings > Connections > SIM card manager > Add Mobile Plan > Scan Carrier QR Code.
  • Use the camera in the phone to scan the QR Code or manually enter SM-DP+ Address: T-MOBILE.GDSB.NET
  • Tap on Confirm.

2. Steps to Activate MetroPCS eSIM For iPhone

  • Connect your iPhone to a wifi network.
  • There should be a notification from T-Mobile that the cellular plan is ready to get installed.
  • Tap on the notification and connect to Metro by T-Mobile network.
  • In case you weren’t able to receive the notification tap on settings > cellular > add  cellular plan.
  • Use the camera in the phone to scan the QR Code or manually enter SM-DP+ Address: T-MOBILE.GDSB.NET
  • Tap on add cellular plan.

3. Steps to Activate MetroPCS eSIM For Pixel

  • Enable your EWifi connection and go to the home screen.
  • Tap on Settings > Network & Internet.
  • Next to SIM chose the plus symbol and tap on Download your SIM > Next > T-Mobile.
  • Use the camera in the phone to scan the QR Code or manually enter SM-DP+ Address: T-MOBILE.GDSB.NET
  • Tap on Confirm.
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Note: After you have tried to activate following the process given above if you still can not activate your eSIM card then please go to a store or contact Customer Support for MetroPCS.

FAQ: Can I Activate My eSIM Online?

Yes, you can activate your eSIM online from your home without any hassle by following the process we have shown above.

FAQ: How to Activate a MetroPCS Phone for Free?

To activate a MetroPCS Phone for free you will have to either visit a store or contact 1-888-8-METRO8.

FAQ: How to Get the MetroPCS eSIM QR Code?

To get the MetroPCS eSIM QR code you will have to go to Settings >> Connections >> SIM card manager >> Add Mobile Plan >> Scan Carrier QR Code.

FAQ: How to Activate MetroPCS’ New Phone with an Old SIM Card?

If you want to activate a MetroPCS new phone with your old SIM Card then you will have to either visit a store or call 1-888-8-METRO8.

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