Earlier this year, MTN Ghana introduced e-SIM to its customers and promised to give every subscriber who activates e-SIM on their device with MTN free data of 10GB. Today, let’s take a look at all you need to know about e-SIM for MTN Ghana customers.
What is E-SIM?
E-Sim, short for embedded SIM, marks a revolutionary shift in how mobile devices connect to network providers. Unlike traditional SIM cards, E-Sim is integrated into the device during manufacturing, streamlining the activation process through a digital onboarding journey. This technology is compatible with various devices, including mobile phones, wristbands, and tablets.
E-SIM for MTN Ghana Customers
The E-Sim performs the same functions as a physical SIM card but introduces a more efficient activation process. Instead of inserting a physical card, users activate their E-Sim by installing the “E-Sim profile” on their E-Sim-enabled device. The entire onboarding journey is conducted digitally, providing a seamless experience through the myMTN App.
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Advantages of E-Sim Technology
Here are some of the benefits of E-SIM for MTN Ghana Customers. Take a look at them and tell me if you don’t deserve them.
1. Convenience and Flexibility
E-Sim technology eliminates the need for a physical SIM card, offering users the convenience of activating their devices digitally. This flexibility is particularly beneficial for users who frequently switch devices or travel internationally.
2. Enhanced Security
The embedded nature of E-Sim technology enhances security by reducing the risk of physical SIM card tampering or loss. The activation process is tightly controlled through digital channels, contributing to a more secure connectivity experience.
3. Multiple Profiles on One Device
Many eSIM-capable devices support dual SIM functionality, allowing you to use two different numbers or carriers on a single device. This will also means that you have the option to switch between networks when one fails you.
4. International Roaming
When traveling abroad, you can quickly activate a local carrier’s plan using an eSIM. This will enable you to still use your local number while abroad and accessing your favorite products or services on the network.
How to Check Device Compatibility Check
Customers interested in E-Sim can easily check their device’s compatibility by dialing *#06# to display the EID numbers. The absence of displayed EID indicates that the device is not E-Sim compatible. This straightforward compatibility check ensures a smooth transition to E-Sim technology.
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How to Sign Up for E-Sim
Signing up for E-Sim with MTN is a straightforward process:
- Check Device Compatibility: Dial *#06# on your device to display the EID numbers. The presence of EID confirms compatibility, while the absence indicates incompatibility.
- Download myMTN App: Ensure you have the myMTN App installed on your device.
- Digital Onboarding: The onboarding journey is exclusively digital and takes place through the user-friendly interface of the myMTN App. Follow the prompts to seamlessly activate your E-Sim profile.
*Note: The E-Sim offer is exclusively valid for new myMTN App users, enhancing the accessibility of this innovative technology.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does e-SIM activation cost?
The e-SIM activation is FREE of charge at MTN Ghana.
How Do I Know If My Device is Compatible?
To check if your device is e-SIM compatible dial *#06# on your device and lookout for a EID number.
Where can I activate e-SIM on my number?
Walk in to any MTN Ghana branch.
Will I lose my contacts after switching to e-SIM?
No! Your contact will remain intact on your number.
How long will it take for my number to be active after switching to e-SIM?
It usually takes 24 – 48 hours.
E-Sim technology marks a significant leap forward in connectivity, providing MTN subscribers with a convenient, efficient, and cost-free alternative to traditional SIM cards. The myMTN App ensures a smooth onboarding process, making E-Sim adoption accessible to all. Embrace the future of connectivity with MTN’s E-Sim and enjoy the benefits of a seamlessly connected digital experience.
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