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Available eSIM Packages



US $9.50


1 GB


7 Days



US $11.00


3 GB


10 Days



US $16.50


5 GB


15 Days

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eSIM Malawi

Malawi is a small landlocked nation located nearly in the center of the African continent. The Great Rift Valley forms a deep trough 500 kilometers down the country's eastern border, where the stunning Lake Malawi coexists with Malawi's highlands, plateaus, rain forests, and rivers. Orderly plantations of tea and tobacco cover the region around the lake, contrasting with evergreen forests and grasslands. These regions serve as conservation zones, safeguarding the natural habitats of endangered species of birds, animals, and unique wildflowers.

It is very important and necessary to have internet access during a visit to Malawi, as it enables you to not only share photographs with loved ones but also to navigate the roads, locate restaurants, and obtain answers to any inquiries that may arise about the country.

Travel eSIMs for Malawi are the best alternative to roaming or normal SIM cards for accessing the internet quickly, easily, and affordably.

A smartphone physically integrates an embedded SIM, or eSIM. Unlike conventional SIM cards that require replacement when traveling abroad, international eSIMs allow for instant installation on compatible devices.

Running out of data during a trip is an unpleasant experience, so eSIMs with sufficient data and top-up capabilities, such as those from KnowRoaming, are the best option for worry-free travel to Malawi.

In this article, we will look at Malawi eSIM plans available from KnowRoaming.

How does a Malawi eSIM package work?

It is possible to store multiple network profiles on an eSIM, and it functions flawlessly globally. Unlike conventional SIM cards, eSIMs are less prone to misplacement, making them an excellent option for frequent travelers.

Ensure that your mobile device is eSIM-compatible before purchasing a package. You may choose a Malawi-affiliated eSIM provider, like KnowRoaming, once you have confirmed that your phone is compatible.

We recommend purchasing a data plan prior to your trip to Malawi. To activate the plan, use the QR code that appears on the eSIM of your mobile device. You may immediately begin using your web browser or message a friend.

eSIMs offer numerous advantages, and the underlying technology is truly remarkable. It is adaptable, practical, effective, and environmentally sustainable; in other words, it decreases the necessity for plastic SIM cards.

Read our definitive guide on how eSIMs work.

How to activate your Malawi eSIM data plan?

Today, you connect to mobile networks in a whole new way, thanks to the simplicity of eSIM technology. Installing and activating an eSIM couldn't be easier. After purchasing an eSIM, you will receive detailed instructions on screen and via email.

It's crucial to unlock your phone before buying an eSIM because you can't use an eSIM on a network-locked phone.

After purchasing an eSIM from KnowRoaming for Malawi, the installation and activation are easy processes.

To ensure a smooth setup, we recommend installing your eSIM just before your departure, as installation requires a stable Internet connection, which might not be the case when you arrive in Malawi.

Once you have installed your eSIM in your home country, you can turn it off until you reach Malawi. The package's activation only occurs when you use your eSIM in Malawi.

Scan the QR code on the checkout page or the confirmation email you received from KnowRoaming, accept, and continue all the prompts.

When you arrive in Malawi, follow these steps to activate your eSIM on your iOS or Android device:

On Android devices

  • Go to Settings on your phone.
  • Tap on Connections.
  • Tap on Sim Manager.
  • Tap on Mobile Data and set it to your eSIM.
  • When you arrive, go to Settings.
  • Tap on Connections.
  • Tap on Mobile Networks
  • Turn on data. roaming.
  • On iOS devices

  • You need to first switch mobile data to your eSIM.
  • Go to Settings and tap on Mobile Data or Cellular Data.
  • On the Mobile Data page, tap on the Mobile Data option at the top
  • Select your eSIM.
  • Turn on roaming for your eSIM.
  • You are now ready to use the Malawi eSIM to connect with family and friends and surf the internet.

    Why Choose KnowRoaming?

    The eSIM plans from KnowRoaming ensure uninterrupted connectivity for you and your devices to over two hundred international locations. For those traveling to numerous countries or regions, a single global eSIM is sufficient. The most significant benefit of using an eSIM is that you will no longer be required to pay costly roaming fees.

    eSIMs and their associated data packages vary in quality, making it crucial to choose wisely. With over 15 years of industry experience, KnowRoaming stands out by offering market-leading packages and pioneering solutions to resolve travelers’ connectivity issues.

    As soon as you land at your destination, your eSIM will connect you to the local network, giving you the convenience and dependability of fixed-rate data for the duration of your trip.

    You can chat and browse the internet after completing a simple procedure to obtain an eSIM through KnowRoaming in a few minutes.

    KnowRoaming also offers excellent support. If you navigate to, you will be able to get answers to all of your eSIM-related questions.

    You can get support by filling out an online form, using WhatsApp, or engaging in live chat. Someone on the support team is always there to assist you.

    The website is also easy to navigate, and the 'Frequently Asked Questions' cover most of the questions you might have about installation, troubleshooting, and some general questions and answers.