On this post, we are going to lecture you on all you need to know about Nigerian 9Mobile eSim card. How to activate it, how to get one for yourself, and the type of phone you can use.

What Is eSim?

An eSIM, or embedded SIM card, is a tiny chip that is integrated into smartphones, modems, Wi-fis, routers, PC and lots more. Unlike the mini, minor and nana SIM cards, it does not need to be inserted into a device as it is already embedded into the device.

9Mobile eSim Compatible Phones

Brands Compatible Phones
Apple Phones iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, iPhone XS, XS Max, iPhone XR
Samsung Phones Samsung S20 Series
Google Phones Pixel 3, 3 XL, Pixel 4, 4 XL

9Mobile eSim Registration

Customers need to go to one of the designated 9Mobile Experience Centers and make a request for eSIM activation in order to get their 9Mobile eSIMs activated.

After the request has been submitted, the customer will be provided with a QR code, which will allow them to scan the code and download the eSIM profile.

In order to download the 9Mobile eSIM profile, you will need to ensure that you are connected to a data network. After that, the costumer can move on to the next step of the standard SIM registration process.

How to Download 9Mobile eSim Profile

By scanning the QR Code that 9Mobile provided for you, you will be able to download the eSIM profile. Remember, you need to be connected to data before you download your profile.

Can I Use My 9Mobile eSim Profile More than Once?

The answer is yes, but while it is being downloaded and installed on a device, it cannot be used. Once the profile has been detached from the device, it is available for subsequent uses. [1]

Can I Recover My 9Mobile eSim QR Code?

Any one of 9Mobile Experience centers will be able to provide you with the QR code whenever you need it. In order to obtain your QR-code, you will first need to give some kind of identification along with the cell number linked with it.

What Happens if I Misplaced My eSim Device?

Visit one of the 9Mobile Experience centers in your location and ask for the MSISDN to be banned there. If you are able to demonstrate that you have satisfied all of the safety conditions necessary for a SIM swap to be initiated, you will be given direct access to the SIM swapping process.

9Mobile eSim Swap Process

The procedure for changing to an eSIM does not have any differences like the normal sim cards; however, you will be required to obtain the eSIM profile before making the switch to an eSIM device.

All You Need to Know About 9Mobile eSim Card

How To Change Your 9Mobile Normal Sim to eSim Card

You will be required to change your SIM card to an eSIM at one of the designated 9mobile Experience Centers. (It will take the entire regular SIM exchange process, including providing confirmation of identity).

How To Change Your 9Mobile eSim to Normal Sim Card

An eSIM exchange will need to be performed for you by one of their Retail Advisors. In this scenario, you will be provided with a physical SIM card. (The entire regular SIM exchange process, including providing confirmation of identity).

9Mobile eSim Activation Centers

States Center Name Address
Lagos Marina 31 Marina Rd Marina
Lagos Palms Palms shopping mall Lekki.
Oyo Heritage Mall 1st Floor, Heritage Mall, Cocoa House, Dugbe, Ibadan
Oyo Ibadan 270 Oyo Road, Mokola Ibadan
Oyo Ibadan Mall Shop UL01, Palms Mall, Ring-road, Ibadan
Rivers Port Harcourt 169 Aba Road, PHC
Rivers Port Harcourt Mall PH Mall, Azikiwe road, by Government House, PHC
Lagos Lekki Pine Mall 15 Victoria Arobieke off Admiralty way Lekki PH 1
Lagos Ikeja Mall Shop L12, Ikeja Mall, Alausa Ikeja. 08094304720
Lagos E- Centre Ozone Cinemas,1-11 Commercial Avenue,Sabo – Yaba, Lagos.
Lagos Awolowo 146 Awolowo Rd Ikoyi
Lagos Allen 57, Allen Avenue, opposite First Bank, Ikeja, Lagos.
Lagos Adeola Odeku 43 Adeola Odeku Victoria Island.
Lagos Adebola House Shop 16, Adebola Shopping Mall,53, Isaac John Str, GRA Ikeja, Lagos.
Kwara Kwara Mall Shop 13, Kwara Mall, Fate Road, Ilorin
Kano Kano Medium Kano Gold 4, Audu Bako way, Opposite Starcomms Head Quarters, Kano.
Kano Ado Bayero Mall Ado Bayero Mall
Kaduna Kaduna 6B, Yakubu Gowon way, Kaduna
FCT Ropp House Plot 1774 Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent Wuse 2, Abuja.
FCT Hilton Kiosk Hilton Abuja
FCT Grand Towers Shop 7 & 8 Grand towers mall, #232 Murtala Mohammed express way, Gudu district, Abuja
FCT Jabi Lake 1265A, Bala Sokoto Way, Jabi District Abuja
FCT Ceddi Plaza Ceddi Plaza, Plot 264, Tafawa Balewa way central business district, Abuja
Delta Delta Mall Shop 49, Delta Mall, 1 Effurun round about. Warri.
Edo Benin 35, Sapele Road, Opposite State Secretariat (Palm House), Benin City, Edo State.
Enugu Enugu 39 Abakaliki Road Gra Enugu
Enugu Enugu Mall Shop 54 Polo Park Mall, Enugu

Want to know more about eSim? In case you missed it, we recently wrote about the founders, the evolution, importance and advantages of eSim on this blog. You can read also to have a wide knowledge of Embedded Sim cards.

References
  1. 9Mobile.com.ng[]
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