Can I use eSIM at home if my regular data plan is exhausted?
March 21, 2024

Can I use eSIM at home if my regular data plan is exhausted?

Most likely you have heard of eSIM (Embedded Subscriber Identity Module/embedded SIM – a SIM where the subscriber profile can be changed over the air without changing the actual SIM card) or you might have even used it already on your travels. But have you ever considered using eSIM in your own country with your current provider plan? If you don’t have an unlimited data plan with your current provider and have exhausted all your data for that month, most likely you would be able to purchase additional data from your carrier but that could be expensive. Some carriers only offer specific add-on plans you won’t really need, so why not purchase an eSIM from Red Bull MOBILE and choose how much data you want. 1GB starts as low as €2 and the first 100MB are completely free! 

eSIM from Red Bull MOBILE

In order to install the eSIM from Red Bull MOBILE,  you will need to see if your device is eSim compatible. You can check if your smartphone is supported by looking it up in Settings:

iOS devices: Go to Settings > Mobile Data or Cellular Data, if you have the Add Mobile Plan or Add Data Plan option, your iPhone supports eSIMs.

Supported devices include iPhone XS, XR and newer models.

Android devices: Go to Settings > Connections > SIM card manager. If you have the “Add mobile plan” option, your smartphone supports eSIMs.

The majority of newer Android smartphones are supported including the Samsung Galaxy S20 or newer models, Google Pixel 3 or newer models, Huawei P40 and many more.

Once you have checked if your system is compatible with eSIM you will need to download the Red Bull MOBILE Data app to purchase and set up your eSIM.

When you have downloaded the app from Red Bull MOBILE, you will then need to set up your profile. After you have completed that step, click on the + sign on the bottom of the screen, and search for the country you want to purchase more data in. You will also have the option to purchase data for the European Union if you know you might be traveling within the EU and need to use that data in several EU countries. Data Packages are available in over 60 countries.

Once you select which country you want to purchase data for, you can use the slider below the picture and select from 1GB all the way up to 10GB. In addition, the first 100MB are completely free of charge!

After your purchase is completed, just follow the prompts, finish your set-up and you will be able to use your data immediately.

With the additional data you will be able to stay in touch with family & friends, share your pictures and impressions, or stay connected via email, WhatsApp, chats and social postings. 

With the use of eSIM you can add data to your existing local data plan and roam around the world and avoid high roaming costs. eSIM offers you not only cost and environmental benefits, you can also activate the eSIM from Red Bull MOBILE directly on your device without having to purchase an expensive add-on data plan from your cell phone provider. 

In addition, with the use of eSIM you no longer have to swap out multiple SIM cards if you want  to change plans. You can simply do that in your settings, directly on your device. 

With an eSIM from Red Bull MOBILE you will be covered in over 60 countries and never have to worry about running out of data.

Your physical/local SIM card will stay connected and your Red Bull MOBILE eSIM will too — they work simultaneously. You can select which of the two SIMs you want to use for data connectivity in your settings.

You can switch between different subscription profiles on your device by simply selecting the desired profile in the device’s settings. This change can be made without a physical SIM card swap.

This is a data-only plan, so there’s no need for a new phone number.

The eSIM from Red Bull MOBILE is very easy to use, but if you have questions or experience technical issues you can reach us by email or our 24 hour chat support on our website. We’re here to help.

When you’ve used up 80% of your data, we’ll let you know — so you won’t get stuck without any data. You’ll get another notification once your data has finally run out.

Using eSIM with the Red Bull MOBILE Data App for roaming offers several advantages compared to traditional physical SIM cards or expensive add-on plans. Data roaming has become much easier, more efficient and cost-effective with the use of eSIM. 

If you purchase an eSIM for a trip, download the app and activate your eSIM before you start your adventure and have instant internet connection the moment you arrive at your destination. This way you can stay connected wherever you might head!


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