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Choose from our range of eSIM packages

Available eSIM Packages



US $9.00


1 GB


7 Days



US $24.00


3 GB


10 Days



US $35.00


5 GB


15 Days

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eSIM Uganda

When traveling to Uganda, visitors are drawn to the safari parks, where families of chimpanzees have been trained to interact with humans. Gorilla tracking is another big draw in this country blessed with diverse wildlife, throbbing forests, snow-capped mountain peaks, and sparkling lakes. Relatively unknown is the treasure trove of birds in Uganda, an absolute must for bird enthusiasts. Another major attraction is trekking the Rwenzoris and visiting the source of the Nile River.

If you're planning a trip to Uganda, travel eSIMs are the best alternative to roaming or local SIM cards for accessing the internet quickly, easily, and affordably. On your cell phone, you can share your photos and move around the country like a local with internet access.

An embedded SIM, also known as an eSIM, is a SIM that is available on most modern smartphones. Unlike traditional SIM cards that need to be replaced when switching carriers or traveling abroad, eSIMs are programmable and directly embedded in the phone.

eSIMs with sufficient data are the best option for worry-free travel in Uganda. There is nothing worse than running out of data in a foreign country and then having to pay exorbitant fees to purchase a normal SIM card.

In this article, we will give you information on Uganda eSIM plans and how to activate your eSIM after you have purchased it. You can buy eSIM data for more than 200 locations from KnowRoaming

How does a Uganada eSIM package work?

With an eSIM, changing network providers in Uganda is as easy as filling out a web form An eSIM works perfectly on a worldwide scale and can hold numerous network profiles. For people who travel often, this is a great choice.

Make sure your phone can use an eSIM before you buy a plan. Checking the phone's compatibility is the first step in selecting an eSIM provider associated with Uganda, such as KnowRoaming.

Before you travel to Uganda, purchase a data plan and activate it using the QR code that you will receive with the eSIM. Feel free to start communicating with your buddies or surfing the web right away.

There are a lot of benefits to using an eSIM, and the technology that powers it is amazing. As a result, fewer plastic SIM cards will be needed, and it is eco-friendly, practical, effective, and customizable.

Further reading: What is an eSIM?

How to activate your Uganda eSIM data plan?

Thanks to the simplicity of eSIM technology, we are now able to establish connections with mobile networks in a completely novel manner. Installing and activating an eSIM is a simple and straightforward process.

Immediately after your purchase from KnowRoaming, you will receive an email containing comprehensive instructions on how to activate and install an eSIM.

Prior to starting, ensure that your phone is not network locked, as this is a key requirement for using travel eSIMs.

To ensure a smooth setup process, 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 Uganda.

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

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

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

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.
  • 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.
  • You are now ready to use the Uganda eSIM to connect with family and friends and surf the internet.

    Why Choose KnowRoaming?

    Not all eSIMs have the same level of quality. KnowRoaming, a company with more than 15 years of expertise in the industry, is a trailblazer in solving connectivity issues for travelers.

    With KnowRoaming eSIMs, you and your devices will have uninterrupted access to over two hundred international destinations. A single global eSIM is required for tourists who are visiting numerous nations or territories. An eSIM has the significant benefit of eliminating the need to pay exorbitant fees for roaming services.

    Upon arrival at your destination, your eSIM promptly establishes a connection with the local network, providing you with the advantage of reliable and consistent data usage at a predetermined rate during your journey.

    Acquiring an eSIM from KnowRoaming is a simple process that only takes a few minutes. Once obtained, the eSIM allows you to send and receive messages on your favorite communication apps and connect to the internet.

    KnowRoaming offers exceptional customer service. Customers can obtain information about eSIM by visiting, where they can find answers to any questions they may have.

    To obtain assistance, you can utilize live chat, WhatsApp, or an online form. A member of the support staff team is always available to provide assistance.

    The website is highly intuitive and easy to navigate, and the 'Frequently Asked Questions' section comprehensively covers installation, troubleshooting, and general inquiries with corresponding solutions.