Deactivating Your Main SIM on iPhone and Why It Matters

Manage your connectivity costs while traveling by deactivating your main SIM on your iPhone. Our guide provides a simple step-by-step process to help you take control and avoid unexpected charges.

The Significance of Deactivating Your Main SIM

Keeping your main SIM active while abroad can result in high and unwanted charges from your primary provider. Turning it off, especially when using an eSIM or while traveling, is recommended to keep your costs under control.

Process to Deactivate Your Main SIM on iPhone

STEP 1: Accessing Mobile Settings

From your device settings, tap on “Mobile”

STEP 2: Selecting Your Main SIM

Click on your primary SIM (where your mobile phone number appears)

STEP 3: Deactivating the Main SIM

Press the switch next to “Activate this line” to turn it off

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