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Wednesday, March 29th, 2023 5:05 PM

With iPhone, can you go back and forth between eSIM and physical SIM

We know, If you have eSIM supported iPhone than it can convert/move from AT&T carrier/number physical SIM card to AT&T eSIM.

I have few questions.

1. Once you convert from the physical SIM to eSIM; can you leave physical SIM in iPhone's SIM tray ?

2. Can you go back from eSIM to the same physical SIM moved from ?

3. Can you go back and forth between converting/changing eSIM and physical SIM ?


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63.9K Messages

2 months ago

Once you convert the physical sim to an esim, the physical sim is deactivated. A deactivated physical sim can not be re-activate. In order to switch back to a physical sim, you would need a new SIM card. 

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