Samsung Galaxy Note 20 gets eSIM support on Verizon in new update


In the past few years, we’ve started to see an increase in the number of devices that support an eSIM. For those who don’t know what eSIMs are, these are basically virtual SIM cards that you don’t have to insert into your phone. Usually it’s paired with a secondary physical SIM so you can have a dual SIM phone.

For Samsung Galaxy Note 20 owners who are on Verizon’s network, some of you might be interested to learn that the carrier has recently issued an update where it enables the eSIM on the phone. The update actually brings support for Dual SIM Dual Standby that will allow the phone to work on two separate carriers at the same time as long as you have one physical SIM and one eSIM.

Dual SIM phones are pretty handy since they allow you to separate numbers and billing plans while on the same device. This is versus having to carry two separate devices, one for work and one for personal. It is also handy if you plan to travel overseas where you can keep your main number as an eSIM, and then purchase a local SIM in the country you’re traveling to that you can easily remove and throw away when you’re home again.

The update should already be live but if you haven’t been notified yet to download and install it, you can try to manually pull it by going to Settings > System updates > Check for system updates.

Source: Android Central

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Tyler Lee
A graphic novelist wannabe. Amateur chef. Mechanical keyboard enthusiast. Writer of tech with over a decade of experience. Juggles between using a Mac and Windows PC, switches between iOS and Android, believes in the best of both worlds.

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