Vi Launches eSIM Services for Prepaid Users in Delhi, Expanding Connectivity

Vi, a leading telecom provider in India, has expanded its eSIM services to prepaid customers in Delhi. This follows the successful launch in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and Goa.

The move to eSIM technology offers greater convenience and flexibility for Vi prepaid users. With eSIM, you can have multiple mobile network profiles on a single device, eliminating the need to swap physical SIM cards if you have a business and personal line.

Benefits of Vi eSIM:

  • Convenience: Easily switch between multiple mobile network profiles on your device without needing to handle physical SIM cards.
  • Flexibility: Use a secondary SIM for work or travel without sacrificing your primary number.
  • Sustainability: Reduces plastic waste associated with traditional physical SIM cards.
  • Future-proof Technology: eSIM paves the way for seamless adoption of new mobile technologies.

How to Activate Vi eSIM:

Vi Launches eSIM Services
The activation process differs slightly for existing and new Vi customers.

Existing Customers:

  • Initiate the process: Text "eSIM" followed by your registered email address to 199.
  • Validate your email: Respond with "ESIMY" within 15 minutes of receiving a validation message.
  • Verify your identity: You will receive a call for confirmation.
  • Scan and Activate: A QR code will be sent to your email. Scan this code in your phone's Settings under Mobile Data > Add data plan. Your eSIM should be activated within 30 minutes.

New Customers:

  • Visit a Vi Store: Bring a valid ID proof to your nearest Vi store.
  • Follow the Activation Process: The store staff will guide you through a smooth activation process.
  • Online Activation (Prepaid Only): Alternatively, visit the Vi website [invalid URL removed] for online activation.

Compatible Devices:

Vi eSIM is currently available for a range of iOS and Android smartphones. A comprehensive list of compatible devices is available on the Vi website, but here are some examples:
  • Apple: iPhone XR and later models
  • Samsung: Galaxy Z Flip, Fold series, Note 20 series, S21 series, and more
  • Motorola: Razr series and Edge series
  • Google Pixel: Pixel 3 and later models
  • Vivo: Vivo X90 Pro
  • Nokia: G60 & X30

Updating Your Registered Email:

If you need to update your registered email address for eSIM eligibility, simply text "Email <space> New Email ID" to 199. After registering the new email address, allow 48 hours before attempting eSIM activation via SMS.

Vi Committed to Innovation:

Commenting on the launch, Praveg Gupta, Cluster Business Head for Delhi and Rajasthan at Vodafone Idea Limited, emphasized Vi's dedication to providing convenient and valuable services to its customers. He stated that embracing eSIM technology reflects Vi's commitment to both customer needs and a sustainable future through the use of advanced technologies.

For more details on Vi eSIM services, visit the Vi website or contact your nearest Vi store.