If your device is stolen, please report the loss to the police. To do so, you need your device’s IMEI number.
If you require a new SIM card for your main or additional device, simply order it online. You can pick up your new SIM card at any kiosk or Press & Books (no reservation required) or have it delivered to your home address by post within 3 working days. If you lose a device, you can have the current SIM blocked when you order the new SIM.
The “e” stands for “embedded”. This means that the SIM is integrated into the device and the eSIM chip is built into the device by the manufacturer (Apple, Samsung etc.). Swisscom subsequently uploads the eSIM profile to the device, including data about the subscription or telephone number. In the longer term, the eSIM will
Would you like to activate an additional SIM for your additional device as part of your subscription? Order a new eSIM or multi device SIM card via Multi Device.
A SIM card cannot be dispatched abroad or only in consultation with us. However, it is simple to order and activate an eSIM online because there is no physical card to supply. Note that it needs to be activated in My Swisscom and not via SMS when you are abroad.
A SIM card costs CHF 40.– and is charged conveniently to your mobile phone bill. You must recharge sufficient credit to use prepaid.
We provide you with an eSIM profile free of charge.
WhatsApp works in the same way with the eSIM as it does with a conventional SIM card. However, if WhatsApp is used with a dual SIM, you can only register and use one telephone number for WhatsApp on the device.
The eSIM profile can be transferred from an old iPhone to the new iPhone with a few clicks. iOS 13.3 or later must be installed on both devices.
You will find a step-by-step instructions on the Apple site.
Do you have a different device? Please check with the device manufacturer.
By default, the SIM PIN is deactivated on the eSIM. However, it can be reactivated if necessary. You will find the PIN on the eSIM profile voucher and on My Swisscom. You can activate the PIN in the device settings. The PIN can be changed after you have entered it for the first time.