If you’ve just bought a new iPhone or you’re using an eSIM-enabled iPhone (like SE 2020, iPhone XR, XS, or above models), and while setting up your eSIM, something was messed up. This results in a state of the same number on both the physical eSIM as well as on the eSIM, or the registered number is incorrect. Don’t worry today I’m here to help you solve the problem. But consider this to fix it, you first need to convert the actual number with the correct number to eSIM, if you haven’t converted it yet, see the conversion process at the end of the article, then go to repair.
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Steps to fix eSIM on iPhone
If you have accidentally registered a wrong, duplicate or incorrect number on your iPhone as an eSIM, you can fix it by following these steps:
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Steps to Fix Messages Not Working on eSIM on iPhone
The above steps will reactivate the eSIM on your iPhone where you will get network, connection and receive calls. But if you cannot receive messages on your eSIM, then you need to follow these steps to fix it:
- Open Settings on your iPhone
- Go to Messages
- Enable iMessage, and tap Send & Receive
- Select your eSIM number to start receiving messages on it
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Steps to convert your physical SIM to an eSIM
If your phone supports eSIM, you need to use one physical SIM and one eSIM to enable the dual SIM function. To convert your existing SIM to an eSIM, you can do the following, for an Airtel, Vodafone or Jio SIM:
Insert the physical SIM card in your phone, and follow the steps of your carrier.
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This is how you can fix the eSIM number registered on your new or existing iPhone. Only these iPhones support Dual SIM (physical + eSIM) functions: iPhone SE 2020, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max. However, China, Hong Kong, and Macau are the only countries with physical dual SIM iPhones, so if you want to get a dual SIM iPhone without an eSIM, you know where to buy one.
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