Skip to main content

Using Dual SIM with two nano-SIM cards and your iPhone XS Max or iPhone XR in China, Hong Kong, or Macau

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209173iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR purchased in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau can use two physical SIM cards. If you aren’t in mainland China, or if you’re in Hong Kong or Macau and have an iPhone XS, get help with Dual SIM with an eSIM.

iOS 12.1 beta 1 enables eSIM functionality, but you’ll need to wait on your carrier

iOS 12.1 beta 1 enables eSIM functionality, but you'll need to wait on your carrier - 9to5Mac

iOS 12.1 beta 1 enables eSIM functionality, but you’ll need to wait on your carrier – 9to5Machttps://9to5mac.com/2018/09/26/ios-12-1-beta-1-esim-functionality/The embedded SIM (eSIM) functionality in the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, a feature that will enable dual line support in the latest flagship iPhone, can be found in the latest iOS 12.1 beta. So far three of the major US carriers — Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile — have pledged support for eSIM. The rollout will likely occur after the official launch of iOS 12.1. The iOS 12.1 update also includes support for Group FaceTime for up to 32 people, a new real-time Depth Control slider that can be used when taking Portrait Mode photos, and, with watchOS 5.1, new color watch face options in the Apple Watch app.

How dual-SIM works with Apple’s iPhone XS & XS Max

How dual-SIM works with Apple's iPhone XS & XS Max

How dual-SIM works with Apple’s iPhone XS & XS Maxhttps://appleinsider.com/articles/18/09/14/how-dual-sim-works-with-apples-iphone-xs-xs-maxOne of the new features of the iPhone XS and XS Max is dual-SIM support, which will let people wield two phone numbers on the same device. Here’s how it works in countries where eSIM is available. Only 10 countries support Apple’s eSIMs, namely Austria, Canada, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, India, Spain, the U.K., and the U.S.

iOS 12.1 Features Dual-SIM Support (But You’ll Have to Wait to Use It)

iOS 12.1 Features Dual-SIM Support (But You'll Have to Wait to Use It)

iOS 12.1 Features Dual-SIM Support (But You’ll Have to Wait to Use It)https://www.idropnews.com/news/iphone/ios-12-1-features-dual-sim-support-but-youll-have-to-wait-to-use-it/84106/This year’s lineup of iPhones will support dual-SIM capabilities thanks to Apple’s eSIM technology, but you’ll have to wait just a bit longer to use it. iOS 12.1 will also reintroduce support for Group FaceTime for up to 32 participants, a new real-time Depth Control slider for Portrait Mode, and new watch faces in the Apple Watch app.

Why you are at risk if you use SMS for two-step verification

Do you use SMS for two-step verification? Don't. - CNET

Do you use SMS for two-step verification? Don’t. – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/how-to/why-you-are-at-risk-if-you-use-sms-for-two-step-verification/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756Do two-step verification the right way to keep hackers at bay. Hackers have been able to trick carriers into porting a phone number to a new device in a move called a SIM swap. It could be as easy as knowing your phone number and the last four digits of your social security number, data that tends to get leaked from time to time from banks and large corporations. Once a hacker has redirected your phone number, they no longer need your phone in order to gain access to your 2SV codes.