Essential Phone & Verizon Compatibility
So if you’re like me you pre-ordered an Essential phone only to receive it and get an email saying it isn’t Verizon certified yet. What this means is that you cannot go get a new Verizon sim card to use with your new phone.
However if you have already have a Verizon sim from your previous phone, just pop it in your new Essential phone and it will work!
Just make sure to remove the tag in the sim tray: