eSIM Oppo: How to activate on smartwatch and smartphone?

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Last update: March 3, 2023
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In a nutshell

You have several Oppo models compatible with eSIM, which means that you will be able to install a virtual card and take advantage of the benefits offered by this type of SIM. If you do not know what uses to give it, we explain it to you in this post, in addition to telling you how to configure an Oppo eSIM and the best companies that offer it.

Does Oppo support eSIM?

It is possible to use Oppo eSIM in six different smartphone models, all of them in the top ranges, although this service will gradually be included in terminals of all categories. An eSIM is an embedded card that, contrary to the traditional SIM, does not need a physical support to work. You only have to install your virtual card in the mobile phone, thanks to a chip that is integrated in it.

You can use the Oppo eSIM as a primary card or as a secondary line thanks to the dualSIM option that these smartphones have. This is a good solution for having multiple tariffs on the same phone so you don't have to carry more than one device on you.

Another very popular use that we really like is to use the Oppo eSIM for traveling. You can purchase an international tariff with a company that specializes in these products, such as Holafly, which offers pay as you go eSIM that allow you to connect anytime, anywhere in the world without depending on a physical SIM card..

The installation of the eSIM is different for each brand of mobile phone, but with a few simple steps you can have your virtual card set up. We have prepared a guide to tell you how to install the card and which Oppo models are compatible.

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Oppo Find X5 Pro eSIM support and other compatible models

One of Oppo's most popular eSIM-compatible models is the Find X5 Pro, but it is not the only smartphone from the Chinese brand that supports this technology. Here is an Oppo eSIM phone list:

  • Oppo Find X5 Pro
  • Oppo Find X5
  • Oppo Find X3 Pro
  • Oppo Reno 5A
  • Oppo Reno 6 Pro 5G
  • Oppo Find N2 Flip

If you have one of these smartphones you can ask your carrier if it has an eSIM card, or switch to a new carrier that does. The virtual card has many advantages such as saving time and money on the purchase, they don't break like physical SIMs and you can have several plans installed in your mobile, so you can switch from one to another as you need it.

In order to set up an eSIM on your Oppo, the first thing you need to do is to ask your provider to send you the QR code or the data needed to install it on your smartphone. Follow these steps to install an eSIM on your Oppo Find X5 Pro or any of the other supported models:

  1. Press the settings icon It is commonly represented as a wheel or gear
  2. Press Mobile network Go to eSIM and active the indicator next to eSIM
  3. Tap Add eSIM Scan QR code
  4. Set the eSIM as enabled It is now working

You will need to follow these steps whether you want to set up your virtual card as your main SIM or if you are going to use it as a second line. You will have to indicate in the settings which deal you want to give internet to your mobile phone.

How to activate eSIM in Oppo watch

One of the first uses of the eSIM was to be able to install them in smartwatches so as not to have to depend on a mobile phone at all times. This way, you can go out with your Oppo watch and leave your smartphone at home while doing sports or other activities that put your mobile at risk.

Please note that when setting up an eSIM on your Oppo watch you will have to pay extra on your bill, so don't forget to ask your carrier before you sign up.

It is very easy to activate an eSIM on your Oppo Watch, follow these steps and you will have it set up in a few minutes:

  1. Go to Wear OS in your phone If you don't have it installed, you can download it from Google Play
  2. Press Advanced Settings Go to mobile data configuration
  3. Follow the instructions to install de eSIM card Scan your provider QR code

Companies with Oppo eSIM

The tendency in the market is to increasingly use the embedded card, as mobile manufacturers seek to optimise the size of their devices as much as possible, and with eSIM it is possible to make thinner mobiles. You can find the eSIM service for Oppo at some of the conventional carriers operating in the UK. Here is a list of some of them:

If you are thinking of changing your provider, you can ask first of all about portability with an eSIM and take advantage of the benefits of this type of card.

Oppo eSIM operators with international deals

If you're planning a trip, one of the first things you need to have ready is a good way to connect to the internet at your destination. You will be able to find many offers for international plans, a service that is also very popular with digital nomads.

One company that offers these fares is Holafly, which has a number of advantages that you won't find with other carriers. Firstly, you will be able to sign up for an unlimited data plan for the most popular destinations, while other companies will put a limit on the number of gigabytes. In addition, they have customer service in several languages.

You can find other companies that offer these fares in case Holafly's plans don't convince you or you need a destination that is not included among the 160 countries it has.

FAQs of Oppo eSIM

Can I delete an eSIM from my Oppo?

Yes, you can delete from settings any Oppo eSIM card, but remember that to cancel the service you will have to call your operator.

Is the Oppo Find N eSIM compatible?

No, that model does not allow you to install an eSIM, you will only be able to configure the embedded card if you have the latest model launched by the Chinese company, the Find N2 Flip.

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