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I have an iPhone and am receiving charges for SMS sent to a UK mobile number 447786205094. Why?
This is a known issue with Apple's Facetime and iMessage applications on Apple iPhone¬† devices. We recommend disabling Facetime and iMessage so it will not be able to automatically send SMS to this 447786205094 number. Any SMS sent to this number automatically by your phone can not be refunded by OneSimCard. Additional questions regarding iPhone applications and how they communicate should be directed to Apple Support.
You can learn more on the Apple Support web site:
How does eSIM works?
eSIM is not a physical SIM. It is a piece of software downloaded to a compatible phone. So there is no shipping involved with delivering eSIM.
eSIM makes your iPhone or Pixel phone to be a dual SIM phone. This means that you can use two sim cards on the phone at the same time. You can select which SIM card is used for calls and texts, and which one is used for data. You can select which sim card is to be the primary and which one not to be used. You can make these changes from the settings of your phone at any time. In short - eSIM offers greater flexibility to your eSIM compatible phone. It allows you to use the service provider of your choice - whether you are traveling or staying home.
OneSimCard eSIM can be installed only on a single device. It can't be moved to another device, but it can be re-installed on the original device up to 10 times if required.
How do I top up my data with eSIM?
There are two ways you can do this:
1. From your mobile go to ma.onesimcard.com. This provides the access to your free OneSimCard mini account. Free means that there is no need to have the SIM balance or data package on the SIM to be able to access this page in over 110 countries. Log in to your account and activate a new data package.
2. From any computer log in to your on-line account at OneSimCard.com to order a data package.
Do I need to have Data Roaming turned on for eSIM to work?
Yes. Data Roaming should be turned on on your¬† phone for eSIM for data to work. Calls and texts should work with or without it.
Can I use Facetime and iMessage with eSIM?
Yes, you can use Facetime and iMessage with eSIM, which now offers a mobile number ID.
Additionally, the eSIM data service can be used for the actual data part of your communications. So, when you are installing eSIM on iPhone, you can select the Primary service for Facetime and iMessage and then if your selected eSIM to be your primary data service, the communications will go over eSIM mobile data.
Can eSIM be used for Data, Calls and Texts?
Yes, as of March 3rd, 2020, OneSimCard eSIM can be used for Mobile Data, Voice and Texts. However, you can still use the OneSim VOIP
app option with a Personal Extra Number (PEN) for additional savings on calling and texting
Do you offer an eSIM option for iPhones, Androids or Tablets?
Yes. The OneSimCard eSIM option is available for use with iOS and Android phones, smart watches and even Windows tablets.
eSIM is not a physical SIM, but rather a program that can be downloaded to eSIM compatible phones and device.
The list of supported devices includes:
iPhone 12, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone SE 2 (2020), iPad Air/Pro (3rd Gen), iPad Mini 5.
Google Pixel 3a, 4, 4XL, 5; Samsung Galaxy Fold, Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra; Samsung Galaxy Z Flip; Samsung Watch S4; Huawei Watch 2 Pro; Huawei P40, P40 Pro.
- Windows 10:
Acer Swift 7, ASUS NovaGo, HP Envy x2, Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 630, Lenovo Yoga 630, Microsoft Surface Pro X/Go 2/Pro with LTE Advanced.
Learn more about eSIM compatibility on the eSIM page.
¬†Note: iPhone XS and XR manufactured for the Chinese Market have 2 physical SIM card slots and are not eSIM capable. Pixel 3a can't use eSIM if the phone was purchased in Japan, or if bought with Verizon or Charter service.
Is text messaging available on the OneSim VoIP App?
OneSimCard SIM VoIP users with US and Canadian numbers may now send and receive text messages over the OneSim VoIP app on iPhone and Android. The cost to sending a message is $0.05 per text to most countries. Receiving message is $0.05.¬†¬†
Can I used OneSim VoIP over the Internet Data offered by OneSimCard SIM? Will it save me anything?
In countries where the cost of using mobile Internet Data is below 20 c/MB, the cost of using SIM VoIP over the data is comparable or smaller than the actual calling rate from the country.
As a rule ot thumb, the SIM VoIP will use 1MB /Min of talk time. So if the cost of Data in the country is 10 c/MB, then 1 minute SIM VoIP call will cost you 12 cent /minute. You need to have a 3G connection in order for SIM VoIP to work this way.