1. AspenQn's Avatar
    I have factory unlocked N20U on Verizon but purchased a new T-Mobile plan online and got my SIM card today.

    I think my phone has one physical SIM card slot and the second slot is micro SD. Does anyone know if this update will allow for two physical SIM cards if I switch trays? Or do I activate T-Mobile service by swapping VZW to T-Mobile SIM, activate service and get software update to enable dual SIM/eSIM and convert the physical SIM to eSIM? And then I should be able to put my physical VZW SIM back in?

    T-Mobile isn't yet versed on handling this yet for the N20U.
    04-19-2021 06:50 PM
  2. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Unless you bought an international 2-sim model, the hardware to have a second physical SIM card isn't there. If you receive the April update (as in OS update... it actually still sticks to March security patch), then yes, this enables eSIM capabilities. If you set it up correctly with TMobile, then the phone will be able to use two SIMS: one electronically (Main line) and a second line with the physical SIM card.
    04-19-2021 06:56 PM
  3. mustang7757's Avatar
    What's your model number ? Can check settings>about phone under your phone number , if it unlocked version you won't get this unless you flash to tmobile carrier firmware.
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    04-19-2021 07:29 PM
  4. gvndeb60's Avatar
    What's your model number ? Can check settings>about phone under your phone number , if it unlocked version you won't get this unless you flash to tmobile carrier firmware.
    I have been looking to see if that is official everywhere. Not questioning you, but is that 100%? I have the factory unlocked version that I am using on T-Mobile and want to use eSIM. Thanks!
    04-19-2021 07:52 PM
  5. mustang7757's Avatar
    I have been looking to see if that is official everywhere. Not questioning you, but is that 100%? I have the factory unlocked version that I am using on T-Mobile and want to use eSIM. Thanks!
    I also have the unlocked version , I switch between my Att and Tmobile sim and wasn't available on unlocked on Tmobile
    04-19-2021 07:56 PM
  6. gvndeb60's Avatar
    I also have the unlocked version , I switch between my Att and Tmobile sim and wasn't available on unlocked on Tmobile
    Gotcha, it isn’t on my unlocked Note on T-Mobile either. Was hoping I didn’t have to flash anything(I am being lazy).
    mustang7757 likes this.
    04-19-2021 07:58 PM
  7. mustang7757's Avatar
    Gotcha, it isn’t on my unlocked Note on T-Mobile either. Was hoping I didn’t have to flash anything(I am being lazy).
    I was thinking about flashing to Tmobile firmware but was like nah , I'll wait lol
    gvndeb60 likes this.
    04-19-2021 07:59 PM
  8. AspenQn's Avatar
    My phone is a SM-986U1 unlocked/non-carrier direct from Samsung. So you are saying unlocked N20Us won't work with eSIM?
    04-19-2021 08:59 PM
  9. mustang7757's Avatar
    My phone is a SM-986U1 unlocked/non-carrier direct from Samsung. So you are saying unlocked N20Us won't work with eSIM?
    At the moment no , only carrier firmware Tmobile.
    bgbagz likes this.
    04-19-2021 09:13 PM
  10. bgbagz's Avatar
    I have the Unlocked version and I have it flashed with T Mobile FIRMWARE. and I have the eSim ability Setting Up eSIM as new T-Mobile Customer-screenshot_20210417-121835_software-update.jpg
    04-20-2021 06:11 AM
  11. AspenQn's Avatar
    I really don't want to flash my phone. I think I will just try forwarding my VZW phone number to the new T-Mobile number and try out the service.

    On a side note, is there a way to forward my text messages as well? What about voicemail - since VZW didn't have an app for vm I set up Google Voice and it's been working well but it does require forwarding.
    04-20-2021 08:31 AM
  12. aokusman1's Avatar
    I have the Unlocked version and I have it flashed with T Mobile FIRMWARE. and I have the eSim ability Click image for larger version. 

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    Pls any Instructions on how to do this ?
    04-20-2021 11:09 AM
  13. bgbagz's Avatar
    Pls any Instructions on how to do this ?
    Just PM YOU.... I HAVE TO SHOUT OUT @Mustang7757 he gave me some guidance a while back it worked for me do your research first
    mustang7757 likes this.
    04-20-2021 08:29 PM
  14. bgbagz's Avatar
    I have been looking to see if that is official everywhere. Not questioning you, but is that 100%? I have the factory unlocked version that I am using on T-Mobile and want to use eSIM. Thanks!
    Where are located?
    04-20-2021 08:32 PM
  15. mustang7757's Avatar
    Pls any Instructions on how to do this ?
    You familiar with odin?
    04-20-2021 10:25 PM
  16. aokusman1's Avatar
    You familiar with odin?
    Who's he?
    04-23-2021 08:59 PM
  17. Kizzy Catwoman's Avatar
    Who's he?
    It is software used to flash new firmware onto your phone
    04-23-2021 09:03 PM
  18. mustang7757's Avatar
    Who's he?
    He is a God to Samsung devices lol (just messing)

    Odin is Samsung official flash tool for its firmware
    BerryBubbles likes this.
    04-23-2021 09:04 PM

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