How To Activate a Jio SIM
What is Jio SIM?
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
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 can I activate my Jio SIM online?
To activate data or internet services on your Jio SIM, dial 1800-890-1977 (toll-free number) from any mobile number as mentioned in the user’s Jio SIM form. Data services will get activated on entering the newly purchased Jio mobile number.
Why my Jio SIM is not activated?
In case your SIM is not activated, wait for a few hours. If it still does not activate, contact Jio customer support. It should be noted that the tele-verification process needs to be completed within 30 days of placing the order for a new SIM. If not done, the order will be cancelled.
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 do I activate my suspended Jio SIM?
You can call Jio’s customer care at 199 to unblock your Jio SIM. You will be asked to provide some information such as your name, date of birth and father’s name to unblock your card. Login with your credentials on the Jio website. Now, at the top right corner, click on your name and then click on ‘My Account’.
How long does it take to activate Jio eSIM?
4) After sharing the confirmation on call, the eSIM request will take 2 hours to complete the order. You will receive an update once your request is successfully processed. 5) You need to install the Jio data plan on your eSIM device to start using eSIM.
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.
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 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’
Why is my Jio SIM barred?
If you are a prepaid user, check if you have an active Recharge plan and have SMS balance left in it. If you are a postpaid user, check that your current usage is within assigned credit limit. If you did a SIM change, your Incoming and Outgoing SMS service will remain barred for 24 hours as per Regulatory guidelines.
How do I manually activate my Jio SIM?
Please call 1977 from your Jio SIM to complete the tele-verification process. If you wish to activate only Data services, dial 1800-890-1977 from any number.