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How to activate iphone cellular connection while in Greece

  • 20 May 2023
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I have an iPhone 14 and arrived in Greece yesterday. It doesn't connect to cellular.  How do I activate my eSim?  I have no restrictions, and T-Mobile isn't answering their 24-hour care line.


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Your T-Mobile eSIM or an eSIM for a local carrier?  Do you have roaming turned on in your device settings?  If you are trying to use a local SIM from a carrier in Greece.  Is your iPhone SIM unlocked?  It would need to be SIM unlocked by T-Mobile to use a non-T-Mobile SIM.  The SIM Unlock Policy Requirements can be found at the following link.

https://www.t-mobile.com/responsibility/consumer-info/policies/sim-unlock-policy

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I live in Greece most of the year.  All you have to do is make sure roaming is switched on.  Its all you need to do. Go to Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data is On.  Cellular Data Options = Roaming On.

Cell plans: Plan you’re on

Network Selection: COSMOTE

WiFi calling: On

 

You should be good from there.  You might have to repower your phone to have it grab the local network.

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