How To Activate a Jio SIM Card
What is Jio SIM Card?
Jio is India’s biggest telecom operator, with services spread across the length and breadth of the nation. With a Jio connection you get multiple benefits, few are as follows: Faster data speeds and better voice quality owing to pan India 4G network. Most value for money prepaid plans.
How To Activate a Jio SIM Card
For activating both voice-based services and data services, you must first dial 1977 from your Jio number. You can confirm your identity by entering the last 4 digits of the identification number you have submitted while filling in your Jio SIM application. The SIM will get activated within 1 or 2 hours.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I keep my Jio SIM active while abroad?
- Open the MyJio App and Tap on ‘Mobile’ icon.
- Select ‘International roaming’
- Click on ‘International Activations’ and click on ‘Activate’ button to activate International Roaming.
How can I activate my Jio SIM after long time?
At the Jio store, you will need to submit a reactivation request. You may also need to pay a reactivation fee. Once your request has been processed, your Jio SIM will be reactivated. If your Jio SIM has been deactivated for more than 90 days, it may not be possible to reactivate it.
Does Jio SIM work internationally?
International Roaming (IR) enables you to use your Jio SIM while travelling to a country outside India. With your existing Jio SIM, you can travel to 120+ countries and enjoy seamless calls, data and SMS service experience. Was this helpful for you? Thanks for your feedback!
How long does Jio SIM expire?
If you do not do any recharge in 90 days, your number might get disconnected. Was this helpful for you?
What to do if my Jio SIM was inactive for 6 months?
To activate a deactivated Jio SIM that has not been in use for 5 to 6 months, you will need to visit your nearest Jio store. You will need to carry your original government-issued ID with you, such as your Aadhaar card or Voter ID card. At the Jio store, you will need to submit a reactivation request.
How can I activate my SIM card after long time?
- Remove the SIM card from the handset.
- Write down the numbers that are printed on the SIM card.
- Contact your wireless provider to activate your SIM card.
- Give the IMEI number and SIM card number to your customer service agent.
- Put the SIM card back into your phone and replace the battery and cover.
How can I get Jio SIM to work outside India?
- Sign in to your account by entering Mobile number.
- Select ‘Settings’ and then ‘Manage service’
- Enable ‘International Roaming’ by sliding the button towards the right, and click on ‘Submit’
How do I know if my Jio SIM is active?
If your phone is showing network bars and 4G connectivity, then your SIM is active. You can also call to Jio toll-free customer care (18008899999) number from any smartphone and tell them your number to see if it’s activated or not.
How do I check if my Jio SIM is valid?
You can check your Jio validity and SMS balance by calling 1991 from your Jio number. The call will be disconnected and you will receive an SMS with details about your validity, SMS balance, and data balance.
How do I know if my Jio SIM is expired?
Send an SMS from your Jio SIM ‘MY PLAN’ to 199. This will give you the tariff of the plan you have subscribed to. To check the validity and balance of your Jio account, send an SMS ‘BAL’ to 199.
What is the activation period of Jio SIM?
The SIM will get activated within 1 or 2 hours. In some cases, it was noted that the activation process takes about 4 to 5 hours.