How To Activate a Ported Jio SIM

How To Activate a Ported Jio SIM

What is Ported Jio SIM?

Order a new Jio SIM online, raise a request for mobile number portability (MNP) through an SMS, and with that, you’ll receive a Unique Porting Code (UPC). Within the expiry period of the UPC, request FREE SIM home delivery of your new Jio SIM.

How To Activate a Ported Jio SIM

  1. 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.
  2. Data services will get activated on entering the newly purchased Jio mobile number.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I activate my Jio SIM for the first time?

Insert your new Reliance Jio SIM into your smartphone. Then go to the Phone app and open the Dialer. You need to call 1977 from your Jio SIM to complete the tele-verification process. One can enter 5 Digit PIN received on the alternative number or the last 4 digits of the Aadhaar number.

How long does it take to activate a port SIM card?

It takes 3-5 working days to complete the porting process of an MNP request.It takes 2-4 hours to activate your SIM on the Vi network. In the meantime, you will be using your current network.

How do I keep my Jio SIM active?

Which recharges are applicable under the “JioExclusive” Program to keep Jio SIM Active? You need to recharge with Jio prepaid smartphone plan (Rs. 199 and above) or subscribe to JioPostpaid Plus plan (Rs. 399 or above).

How can I activate my Jio SIM after home delivery?

You will have to be present at the address for SIM activation process. 3. You will receive an OTP via SMS on your mobile number. You will need to share this OTP with Jio representative for completing the order.

How do I activate my ported SIM card?

Once the porting process is complete, your previous network’s SIM will stop working, and you can insert the new SIM. Dial 59059 after seeing signal bars on your handset for post-verification and activation on the network of your new service provider.

Do we have to activate SIM after porting?

**Submission of Porting Request:** When you initiate the process to port your number to a new provider, the request is submitted to your current provider. It takes around 5 to 7 days. If you port using Aadhar then your number will be activated within 5 days. You will receive a message after activation.

How do I activate my port number?

SMS the word ‘PORT’ (which shall be case-insensitive, i.e., it can be ‘port’ or ‘Port’ etc.) followed by a space and the ten-digit mobile number which is to be ported, to 1900. The UPC will be received through SMS on the mobile of the Subscriber.

How many days my Jio SIM will be active without recharge?

90 days

Mobile FAQ

If you do not do any recharge in 90 days, your number might get disconnected.

How can I contact Jio customer care from outside India?

If you are connected to In-Flight network and need assistance for voice, data or SMS services, please WhatsApp us or call on +91 70188 99999. Please note the charges applicable.

How many days Jio SIM remains active?

Originally Answered: Until what time will a Jio SIM remain active even if not recharged? Maximum 90 days, from the date of last usage, done via outgoing Calls SMS Data use. This is applicable to all GSM Prepaid Operators in India.