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West Africa

Choose from our range of eSIM packages

Available eSIM Packages

West Africa

West Africa

Coverage


Price

US$19.50


Data

1 GB


Validity

7 Days

West Africa

West Africa

Coverage


Price

US$45.50


Data

3 GB


Validity

10 Days

West Africa

West Africa

Coverage


Price

US$65.50


Data

5 GB


Validity

30 Days

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eSIM West Africa

While going on a global vacation, many people find that remaining connected while overseas is a real difficulty. It can be annoying to hunt down pocket WiFi rentals in a new location, deal with SIM card swaps, and quickly rack up roaming fees. Electronic SIMs are the best option for tourists visiting West Africa.

Embedded SIM, or eSIM for short, is a relatively new innovation in mobile communication. An eSIM is replacing the traditional, removable SIM card on mobile devices.

Compared to regular SIM cards, electronic SIMs provide many advantages for travelers. Tourists from other countries don't need to buy and insert a SIM card anymore. To save hassle, they can activate a global eSIM that works with several networks and countries. The ability to activate eSIMs on demand simplifies plan and network switching.

Traditional physical SIM cards come with high roaming rates that can quickly add up and cause unexpected expenses. The availability of affordable data phone plans without roaming charges is dependent on the provider offering eSIMs. If frequent flyers use their phones for both work and play, they can significantly cut costs.

Travelers can save money on mobile data services by using West Africa eSIM plans instead of buying local SIM cards. Because buying an overseas eSIM is more economical when you use it for roaming.

In short, eSIMs provide travelers with a simple and inexpensive way to get reliable mobile internet plans, even when they're far from home.

Let’s have a look at how eSIM works in West Africa.

How does West Africa eSIM work?

Using eSIMs to stay connected while traveling can be quite helpful in West Africa. To make the most of your eSIM, there are a few helpful tips to keep in mind.

Primarily, managing your data usage is essential to avoid data shortages and additional charges. Your eSIM provider's app or your device can monitor your data usage.

Second, it's always a good idea to check ahead of time what service is available in remote areas, as it can be challenging to stay connected there. Check if your location offers coverage, as some eSIM providers provide connectivity even in remote areas.

Lastly, if you encounter any difficulties with your eSIM, such as connectivity or activation issues, be sure to contact the customer service department of your carrier for assistance.

It's also essential to confirm that your smartphone is compatible with an eSIM before purchasing one. On their websites, most service providers, like KnowRoaming, list phones that are compatible with eSIM.

If you follow these helpful tips and make sure your smartphone is compatible with eSIMs, you can make the most of your eSIM and have a hassle-free journey to West Africa.

How to activate your West Africa eSIM?

Installing and activating an eSIM is quite easy. You will receive a detailed email with the eSIM activation instructions.

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 West Africa, the installation and activation are easy processes.

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 West Africa.

After you have installed your eSIM in your home country, you can turn the eSIM off until you reach West Africa. Activation of the package only occurs when you use your eSIM in your destination country.

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

When you arrive in West Africa, 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, select 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 West African eSIM to connect with family and friends and surf the internet. If you run into any problems throughout the installation process, please contact the KnowRoaming support team.

    Why Choose KnowRoaming?

    A more intelligent approach than 'old school' roaming is required if you're a traveler who values your time, money, and experiences. Say no to expensive overseas roaming costs, sluggish internet connections, and data depletion right when you need it most, and yes to KnowRoaming.

    With our holiday eSIM, you can choose from a number of affordably priced options that meet your needs and financial constraints. You can change your plan according to your consumption, time, and place.

    Furthermore, you don't have to sign a contract or pay additional fees to top off your data at any time or location.

    KnowRoaming offers eSIM plans that put more than 200 international locations at your fingertips. If you plan to visit multiple countries or regions during your travels, one international eSIM will suffice.

    The knowledgeable support staff are here to help you if you run into any issues activating your eSIM.

    It's easy to discover what you're searching for thanks to the straightforward navigation, and the "Frequently Asked Questions" section answers the majority of setup and problem-related queries.