Google’s Android 13 allows users to have multiple profiles on a single eSIM / Digital Information World

Gone are the days when most of us had to worry about juggling SIMS, especially after Google’s Android 13 which has now ushered in ease of use and convenience.

The idea of ​​having several different profiles in a single eSIM sounds tempting, but it’s no longer a dream.

Google has brought an innovative solution that allows an eSIM to host users with multiple profiles enabled. This was recently referenced in their Android Developer website as well as their Open Source Project, suggesting that the upcoming update is definitely something many should have their eyes peeled for.

The news, although not officially released by the tech giant itself, was posted on a blog on Thursday. And it’s safe to say that there are so many people on the edge of their seats because the position was none other than a senior technical expert for Esper, who works as an Android developer.

But what range of benefits does it actually bring to users? Well, it’s simple. Users will now be allowed to have one eSIM card with all their profiles inside, which will make it much easier for those who want to switch between different carrier networks.

Likewise, experts believe that it will further reduce hardware expenses as it eliminates the need for more space for more than one SIM card.

Now phone developers could use that extra area to maybe increase the battery size or maybe even think about bigger memory storage options because there’s less space needed for another SIM card. .

At the moment, experts believe that users in the US won’t be widely seen switching between their profiles, but they believe it will come in handy when it’s necessary to switch from simple to business use.

The true potential of this feature from an expert perspective will come from the phone users residing in different countries around the world. And this is where so many phone developers can be seen promoting different devices that allow combining a normal SIM card with an eSIM or maybe two normal SIMs.

Currently, many phones emphasize an excellent physical connection between a user’s SIM card and the device’s modem. Therefore, there is often a need for a separate connectivity link for various SIMS.

Google announced its MEP solution which gained acceptance in 2020, where a SIM card was physically split between multiple digital connections. Therefore, now that there is clear evidence that Google is testing its solution on Pixel hardware, experts predict that we will soon see this as an update for Android 13.

Remember, this isn’t just limited to Android users, as the developers claim that the new approach could even be used for Windows and even iOS systems.

H/T: Esper

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