When Apple released iOS version 12.1.1 on Wednesday, AT & T users were able to use the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max in a dual-SIM configuration. Verizon users will be able to set a similar situation on their devices as of tomorrow, December 7th.
Dual SIM support allows you to use two active accounts on a single device. It is a popular international step, but this technology is not used very often for US phones. If you plan to give it a try, you should know that your device looks a little different than before – and has a few extra settings to watch out for.
For beginners, you use two mobile plans At one time, you have two signal bars at the top of the screen with two carrier logos. Since you have two numbers, you must select the number to use before making a call or sending text. According to AT & T, you can only use the data plan for one number, but you can always switch between your plans and start a new session.
On the new iPhone, the dual SIM support is internationally available models for the past few months. So there are a few videos on YouTube that show what it's like to use a phone with two set up SIMs. (One thing you should not forget: These videos use the Hong Kong version of the iPhone, which supports two physical Nano SIM cards, and the North American version only supports a single Nano SIM card and eSIM, so just ignore everything What To Do With Two Is Physical Cards.)
First, the YouTube channel Techranium shows you how to set up a secondary eSIM and how to select the number you want to use for a call or text message ,
This longer video by HowTechs goes a bit deeper. It shows what the mobile menu looks like when you have two plans, including the selection or exchange of the account you are using for data. It also shows a few trifles how two signal bars look when your phone is locked.
Between These Two Most of them, if not all, show how a dual-SIM setup affects how your iPhone works , It sounds a lot crazier than it really is.