How To Get An Airtel eSIM in Kenya

Airtel launched their eSIM service in Kenya on the 23rd of February in 2023 making them the third telecommunications company, behind Safaricom and Faiba, to launch such a service in Kenya. An eSIM, short for embedded SIM, is a digital SIM card that manufacturers embedded directly into a phone Instead of a physical and removable SIM.

Benefits of eSIM

  • eSIM enables you to get a seamless device setup experience, without the need to insert or replace a physical SIM card. as a matter of fact, some devices don’t ship with SIM slots again.
  • eSIM allows you to use multiple mobile numbers, both physical and eSIM on one phone/device. This reduces the hassle of moving around with several phones.
  • You no longer need to fear damaging or losing your SIM card.
  • If you travel alot, you will find the eSIM very convenient for switching network operators at a much easier rate.

If you are looking to get the Airtel eSIM on your device, this page will guide you on how to get it. Firstly, you must make sure that you have a compatible smartphone.

How to Know if your Phone is eSIM Compatible

  • Dial *#06# on your smartphone.
  • This code will show you your IMEI and EID numbers
  • If there is an EID number, it means that your device is eSIM capable

How To Get An Airtel eSIM

Visit any Airtel shop or dial *100# to locate the Airtel shop closest to you. Once you get there, the customer care executive will walk you through the process of setting up your eSIM using the provided QR code.

List of Airtel eSIM compatible phones


iPhone XR
iPhone XS MAX
iPhone XS
iPhone XR
iPhone 11 Pro
iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPhone 11
iPhone 12 Pro
iPhone 12
iPhone 12 Pro Max
iPhone 12 mini
iPhone 13 Pro Max
iPhone 13 mini
iPhone 13 Pro
iPhone 13
iPhone 14
iPhone 14 Pro Max
iPhone 14 Pro
iPhone 14 Plus
iPhone 14 Pro


Galaxy Fold
Galaxy S20
Galaxy S20+
Galaxy Z Flip
Galaxy S21 5G
Galaxy S21+ 5G
Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
Galaxy Z Flip3 5G
Galaxy Z Fold3 5G
Galaxy Z Flip4
Galaxy Z Flip4
Galaxy S23
Galaxy S23+
Galaxy S23 Ultra

Google Pixel

Pixel 3
Pixel 3 XL
Pixel 3a
Pixel 3a XL
Pixel 4
Pixel 4 XL
Pixel 4 XL
Pixel 4a
Pixel 4a 5G
Pixel 5
Pixel 5a 5G
Pixel 6
Pixel 6 Pro
Pixel 6a
Pixel 7
Pixel 7
Pixel 7 Pro
Pixel 7 Pro


Motorola MOTORAZR2 V9x
Motorola MOTORAZR V3
Motorola RAZR HD, XT925, M0D0A, VA12333845
Motorola RAZR V, M0CCB, XT889
Motorola RAZR V, YU12343245, XT886, M0D68
Motorola RAZR I, SM12334645, M0D12, XT890
Motorola RAZR M, M0D3A, SM12338645, XT902
Motorola RAZR HD, XT925, M0D0A
Motorola RAZR HD, XT925, M0D46
Motorola RAZR i, XT890, M0D12, SM12334645
Motorola RAZR M, XT905, M0D5D, SM12342145
Motorola RAZR V, M0CD9, XT885
Motorola RAZR, M0C2E, XT910, XT910S, XT910K
Motorola RAZR HD, XT925, M0D0A
Motorola RAZR M, XT905, M0D5D
Motorola RAZR D1, XT914, M0DBE, HA12350845
Motorola RAZR D1 with Dual-SIM, XT914, M0DBE, HA12354645
Motorola RAZR D1 1ith Dual SIM and TV, XT918, M0DBE, HA12351845
Motorola RAZR D3 with Dual SIM, XT920, M0DB6, HA12351045
Motorola RAZR D3, XT919, M0DB6, HA12351245
Motorola RAZR i, XT890, M0D12
Motorola RAZR HD, XT925, M0D46
Motorola RAZR D1 with TV, XT915, M0DBE, HA12351745
Motorola RAZR D1 with Dual SIM, XT914, M0DBE
Motorola RAZR D1 with Dual SIM and TV, XT918, M0DBE
Motorola RAZR D3 with Dual SIM, XT920, M0DB6
Motorola RAZR D3, XT919, M0DB6
Motorola RAZR D1 with TV, XT915, M0DBE
Motorola V3 RAZR06
Motorola Razr06
Motorola RAZR D1, XT914
Motorola XT918, RAZR D1 with Dual-SIM and TV
Motorola XT920, RAZR D3 with Dual-SIM
Razr 2019
Motorola SP12310145, M0C1D, XT912, DROID RAZR
Motorola SP12311845, M0C2E, XT910, XT910S, XT910K, RAZR, RAZR MAXX
Motorola M0C2E, XT910, XT910S, XT910K, RAZR
Motorola M0C1D, XT912, DROID RAZR MAXX
Motorola RAZR, M0C68, XT909
Motorola Spyder Droid RAZR
Motorola Asanti,Photon,XT897,Spyder,Droid RAZR,XT 912,Spyder MAXX,Droid RAZR Maxx,XT 912M,XT 908M
Motorola Maserati,Droid4,XT894,XT912,Droid RAZR,XT912M,Droid RAZR Maxx,XT908M
Motorola Spyder, XT912, Droid Razr, Spyder Maxx, XT912M, Droid Razr Maxx
Motorola XT894, Droid4, XT926, Droid Razr HD, XT926 Maxx, Droid Razr Maxx HD, XT912, Droid Razr
Motorola XT897, Photon, XT907, Droid Razr M, XT912, Droid Razr, XT894, Droid4, XT926 Maxx, Droid Razr Maxx HD, XT926, Droid Razr HD
Motorola XT907,Droid Razr M,XT926,Droid Razr HD,XT926 Maxx,XT926M,Droid Razr Maxx HD,XT912,Droid Razr
Motorola XT907, Droid Razr M, XT926 Maxx, Droid Razr Maxx HD, XT926, Droid Razr HD
Motorola XT907,Droid Razr M,XT926 Maxx,Droid Razr Maxx HD,XT926,Droid Razr HD

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