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Vi introduces eSIM services in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and Goa

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Vi has introduced eSIM services for its prepaid customers in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and Goa, aiming to offer faster and eco-friendly connectivity. The company emphasizes that eSIMs contribute to sustainability and facilitate faster connectivity and adoption of new technologies.

How to Get Vi eSIM on Your Phone
Existing Customers
  • To start the eSIM activation process, text “eSIM” followed by a space and your registered email address to 199.
  • Receive a confirmation SMS and reply with “ESIMY” within 15 minutes.
  • Provide consent over a call.
  • Receive a QR Code on your email and scan it in Settings > Mobile Data > Add data plan.
  • Activate your eSIM within 30 minutes.
New Customers
  • Visit the nearest Vi store with identity proof.
  • Follow the activation process for a hassle-free experience.
  • Alternatively, use the online journey on for prepaid subscribers.
Compatible Devices for Vi eSIM

Vi eSIM is accessible to iOS and Android users, with a list of compatible smartphones available.

  • Apple: iPhone XR and above models
  • Samsung: Galaxy Z Flip, Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy S21, etc.
  • Motorola: Razr, Next Gen Razr, Edge 40
  • Google: Pixel 3 and above
  • Vivo: Vivo x 90 pro
  • Nokia: G60 & X30

Eligible Vi customers can update their email ID by sending an SMS to 199. Wait for 48 hours after registration to avail the service via SMS.

For more information, visit Vi’s official website or contact your nearest ViStore.

Commenting on the launch, Sumit Agarwal, Business Head – Mumbai, Vodafone Idea, said:

At Vi, we prioritize introducing services and offerings that enhance convenience and value for our customers. Adopting eSIM technology underscores our commitment to meeting the changing needs of our customers while harnessing advanced technologies for a more sustainable future.