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Recently, Visible expanded the ability to convert your physical SIM card provided by the carrier to a sleeker and virtual eSIM. Since Visible now supports eSIM conversion on the Pixel 6, I figured I’d give it a go. It turns out the ride wasn’t as smooth as I’d hoped it would be.

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Visible Stories May 19

eSIM is a brilliant way to simplify cellular plans, but to say it’s underused is certainly an understatement. Today, though, Verizon-owned Visible is announcing support for eSIM on Android, with Google Pixel 6, Pixel 5, and several Samsung phones on the list.

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Visible Stories February 23

Cellular plans in the US are far from cheap, but there are some good deals out there. Verizon’s Visible has become a favorite by offering one of the best networks in the US, unlimited data, and affordable prices. However, following a recent promotion, some Visible account holders have unexpectedly lost their accounts.

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Visible Stories January 29

Verizon’s Visible outage leaves customers unable to send text messages [Update: Fixed]

It’s not just you: Verizon’s Visible MVNO is currently experiencing an outage that is preventing customers from sending text messages.

Update: Visible’s SMS service has been restored.

Visible Stories January 19

Here’s what C-Band 5G is, and what Android phones can use it

Verizon and AT&T are starting to rollout out C-Band 5G coverage for their users in the US, bringing a whole new set of frequencies into the 5G game. So what is C-Band 5G and what Android phones are eligible for it?

Visible Stories May 17, 2021

Visible subscribers can now call Google Fi numbers after two-week issue

At the start of May, Visible customers noticed that they weren’t able to call those on Google Fi. This issue with the Verizon MVNO has now been resolved in a rather unexpected issue for this day and age.

Visible Stories March 15, 2021

[Update: Pixel 5 / 4a 5G] Verizon’s Visible now supports 5G on Android, starting w/ Galaxy S20 series

Visible, Verizon’s once iPhone-exclusive MVNO that offers “unlimited everything,” has begun to allow select Android phones to connect to Verizon’s 5G towers, starting with the Galaxy S20 series.

Update: Visible has also toggled on 5G support for the Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, and Galaxy S21 series.

Visible Stories February 9, 2021

Visible revamps Party Pay; expands calling to Canada, Mexico, more

Visible, the affordable unlimited everything MVNO from Verizon, is announcing a revamp to their Party Pay system as the carrier expands calling into Canada, Mexico, and more.

Visible Stories July 2, 2019

Carriers have completely botched Google’s plans for RCS messaging, so the company has taken over with its own approach. However, some carriers are still delivering the functionality, with some Google Messages users on Visible, Xfinity Mobile, and Simple Mobile reporting RCS working on their devices.

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Visible Stories June 26, 2019

For the past year, Verizon has been running Visible, an MVNO that offers unlimited calls, texts, and data for a flat monthly rate. The main downside of Visible’s mobile plan—the hard limit on data speed—is being “uncapped,” while also gaining support for the Google Pixel 3a.

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Visible Stories April 10, 2019

Verizon’s Visible will let you trade any Android smartphone for its self-branded device

Do you know someone who’s still using an ancient Android smartphone? With a new program from Verizon’s Visible, you might be able to help give them an upgrade alongside some solid service. Here’s what you need to know.

Visible Stories February 4, 2019

Verizon’s Visible adds its second Android phone w/ ‘Visible R2’ from ZTE for $99

Just last month, Verizon’s Visible carrier kicked off support for Android smartphones, ending its iPhone exclusivity. Now, the company is launching its second device with a self-branded smartphone, the Visible R2, made by ZTE.

Visible Stories January 24, 2019

Verizon quietly launched its own MVNO last year to deliver a single, affordable unlimited data plan for bring-your-own-device customers. The service originally only worked with iPhones, but today, Visible is officially announcing Android compatibility.

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