The OnePlus 11 is the latest premium smartphone from OnePlus and is crammed with generational upgrades in every area. The new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, faster charging that tops up the large 5,000mAh battery in around 30 minutes, and more efficient storage and RAM are just some of the many upgrades we see on the flagship phone.
On the connectivity front, the
Besides the suggested ease of use, an eSIM can also be a valuable tool allowing you to have multiple active connections on a phone — like an iPhone — that features only a single SIM slot. Furthermore, an eSIM is usually encrypted, which makes it difficult for bad actors to tap your conversations or tamper with the SIM card.
OnePlus’s move to add eSIM support to its flagship device is seemingly inspired by Apple’s move to rid away with a physical SIM slot on the iPhone 14. While OnePlus stays from launching a smartphone without a physical SIM slot (the move would have likely brought similar criticism to what Apple received for removing the physical SIM cavity from iPhone 14 models sold in North America), it is adding additional support for anyone who wants to dip their toes in the current.
One caveat to
To set up an eSIM on your
Under this section, you will see an option for eSIM. As you tap the option, you will be directed to another page where you first need to enable eSIM on your device.
Next, options for Add eSIM and Reset show up on the same page. Tap Add eSIM and then Next on the following page. You can then scan a QR code provided by the carrier to add the network. If you don’t have a QR code to scan, tap Need Help to manually enter a long cryptic code.
Once done, you will be able to enjoy voice and internet services on your
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