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Technik21
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Hi All

 

I am considering moving over to O2, but just need to check on an eSim option.

 

I have my own Samsung S10+, and also a Samsung Active 2 4G watch.

 

So I will be looking to purchase a Sim Only contract for my phone, and will then require an eSim for my watch.

 

I just simply need to know if there would be an additional charge for supplying the eSim, and also using it?

 

For example, I discovered that EE charge £7 per month for an eSim contract on top of the Sim only contract for the phone. Two contracts with one number.

 

So not sure if this is the case with every provider, or once you have a contract of sorts, you can apply for a free (supply and use) eSim too, that runs alongside the existing contract without additional cost.

 

Any clarification appreciated thanks..... slight_smile

 

 

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Cleoriff
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@Technik21 

There will be no charge for the esim.

https://www.o2.co.uk/help/phones-sims-and-devices/esim 

Any cost will be related to the tariff you choose for the watch.

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@Cleoriff  Thank you for the quick reply.

 

I have just read in another post, that O2 don't currently support eSims for the Samsung Active 2 watches, just iPhone watch, so I now need to invesitagate this too... 

 

Thanks once again

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@Technik21 

Of course they don't. Just the Apple Watch. Apologies for my Sunday Morning brain fade upside_down

Thread here from January when the same question was asked

https://community.o2.co.uk/t5/Android/Galaxy-Watch-SIM-plan/td-p/1271430 

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@Cleoriff 

 

thanks, i am keen to get an esim, i have just joined O2 as i have a Cell Apple Watch as a present. If i am now on a pay monthly SIM in my iphone, how do i get the esim at no cost? for the watch.

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@Gus13 

To get an esim pack you need to call O2

Numbers here Guide: Coronavirus Community Help and Support 

Advice from an O2 Guru regarding a way to get through:

When you call, you will be asked for the reason you are calling,

Stay silent for 15 seconds and you will be taken to the keypad options.

Press 2 for Everything Else

Press 5 for More Options

Press 7 for Anything Else which will put you though to an advisor.

Press Upgrade, Lost/Stolen or Fraud if you have to.

8am is the best time to call

 

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@Gus13 wrote:

 

@Cleoriff 

 

thanks, i am keen to get an esim, i have just joined O2 as i have a Cell Apple Watch as a present. If i am now on a pay monthly SIM in my iphone, how do i get the esim at no cost? for the watch.

cheers

Gus


It will cost you £5 per month for an Apple watch eSim.

I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

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Thanks. i'm a little confused.
@Cleorifffirst asked a similar question to me. and @Cleoriff mentioned it was no cost for esim?

has this now changed, i sound like i am the same setup as @Technik21 

sorry if this is a stupid question

cheers

Gus

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@Gus13 

The Apple watch requires a data plan to work with the eSim.

There is no actual cost for an eSim but you can't get one without the data plan, which is £5 per month.

I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

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ok thanks. and the iphone pay monthly sim data plan isnt enough?

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