Reliance Jio 4G services are here, and we can see the crowd gathering outside Reliance Digital stores to buy the Reliance Jio SIM. Most of the people don’t know much about the Reliance Jio SIM and how to buy one. Here we have answered some of the commonly asked questions about Reliance Jio 4G services including how you can buy one for yourself.
1. Is your smartphone compatible?
Reliance Jio is a 4G service, which means your phone should support 4G LTE. You check your phone specifications online or go to Settings > Mobile Networks > Network Mode. If you see LTE/WCDMA/GSM (Auto connect) option, it means your phone supports 4G LTE. VoLTE support is not an issue because Reliance released an Android app Jio4GVoice, which makes your current smartphone VoLTE ready for HD voice calls.
2. How to get Reliance Jio SIM on your smartphone?
If you buy a Reliance LYF smartphone then, you’ll get the Reliance Jio SIM free with free three months 4G subscription. You can buy a Reliance Jio SIM for your smartphone but for that, you need to follow these instructions:
- Download MyJio app from Google Play Store or iTunes and launch it.
- Tap the Get Jio SIM banner on the top.
- Select the Agree & Get Jio offer.
- Select your location from the drop-down menu.
- Go through the steps and tap Next.
- The app will show you the offer code, note down this offer code.
You will get a bar code afterward; you need to this bar code to the nearest Reliance Digital store to buy new Reliance Jio SIM after showing this bar code. You should carry a photograph and your ID proof to the store. Reliance Digital Mini stores are more efficient than Reliance digital store, so try to find a Reliance Digital mini store.
3. What if I own an iPhone?
Almost all Android smartphones are dual-SIM, but Apple iPhones are not dual SIM since the beginning. So for iPhone users, one solution is to buy a new smartphone or buy a JioFi. JioFi is a portable Wi-Fi router which creates Wi-Fi network for up to 31 devices using the same Reliance Jio SIM.
Reliance JioFi can be utilized at home or while on the go. It can give you six hours of backup on full charge.It will cost you Rs. 2,899 with free unlimited 4G data. You have to carry the same documents as for a new SIM card to the Reliance Digital Store.
4. What will the Reliance Jio 4G plans after 90 days?
Reliance is giving free three-month subscriptions for people who bought Reliance Jio SIM with Reliance LYF smartphones, but after three months you have to buy a 4G plan. Reliance Jio 4G plans are cheaper than other networks like Airtel and Vodafone. You can check out the Reliance Jio 4G plans in the comparison chart below.
Reliance Jio 4G services are popular only because Reliance is offering a free 4G subscription for three months. But to get three moths free 4G you need to buy a Reliance smartphone or Reliance JioFi portable hotspot. Yes the Reliance Jio SIM is free for all but you have to buy a plan for other smartphones.