Please check the following points to make sure that you are able to successfully install and activate your Thailand eSIM:

  • Your device is eSIM compatible and carrier unlocked.
  • You have a stable Internet connection, preferably WiFi. To use eSIM, you need to download eSIM profile/data plan to your device, so a stable internet connection is a MUST).

Now, after checking if your phone can use eSIM or not, you can be sure that you can use it. It’s time to take steps to start installing an eSIM for your Thailand trip. 

Steps to take:

  1. Install your eSIM the day before you leave for travel and activate during your flight or when you arrive at your destination. Because an eSIM plan has a limited number of days to use, so if you set up too early, the plan will not last for your whole trip. 
  2. Select the type of device on which you are going to install an eSIM on (iPhone, Samsung, Google Pixel)

How to install Thailand eSIM on different devices?

Each device will have slightly different steps to install and activate the eSIM. Below, select the device which you are going to install a Thailand tourist eSIM on to see step-by-step instructions and helpful video guide:

Select the device which you are going to install an eSIM on

What you need to know about installing an eSIM?

  • There are two ways of installing an eSIM on your device:
    • QR code method
    • Manual Method
  • Although we guide you through both, the QR code method is highly recommended. 
  • The setup should take about 2-3 minutes only.


The validity will start right after the installation, so it’s recommended to install eSIM one day before departure.

To successfully install eSIM, you need to ensure:
–  An eSIM compatible device and unlocked
– A data connection
– An eSIM activation code sent from your eSIM carrier

Don’t worry. ThailandeSIM offers 24/7 support. You can contact Thailand eSIM to get the instant support.