How to Get Reliance Jio Welcome Offer on your Android Device?

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How to Get Reliance Jio Preview Offer on your Android Device?

Reliance Jio 4G is trending everywhere on News Media and Social Networks due to its Preview Offer of Unlimited Calls, SMS, and 4g Data for 90 Days for Lyf and Samsung Handset Users.

UPDATE 1st September 2016: Reliance Jio has launched officially and any 4G User can avail a sim and get Unlimited Calls and 4G Data until 31st December 2016.

The tariff plans for Reliance Jio are also super cheap. Check out the Complete List of Reliance Jio Official Tariff Plans.

However, recently many people became successful in getting Jio Sim for their Android Smartphones.

And this caused more hype, as most of us got confused how to do that.

I received a lot of messages from friends asking how to grab the Jio Preview Offer for their Android Device.

It was becoming impossible for me to chat personally with everyone and tell details.

Hence I am writing this blog post highlighting the article of getting a Jio Simcard for your Android Device.

This is not a regular blog post I usually write on HiTricks, and I would rather say it’s a ‘JUST-FOR-INFORMATION’ post written by me with real facts which I observed.

Disclaimer: Everything written in this post is just for the informational purpose, and it represents the facts we saw in reality. Whether you decide to follow this is up to you, I do not guarantee whether you will get it or not. Also, if you get into any troubles from this, I would not be responsible for it. Don’t blame me if anything goes wrong. I didn’t force you to follow it. Got it?

So, let’s proceed with the offer.

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What is the Reliance Jio Preview Offer?

As per as the official offer goes, Lyf Handset users and selected models of Samsung and LG users are entitled to get Unlimited Calls, SMS, and 4G Internet Data for 90 days as a gift for testing the Jio network before launch.

List of Mobile Devices Eligible for Jio Preview Offer:

UPDATE: 25th August 2016: Here’s the complete list of 4g smartphones eligible for the Jio Preview Offer. More smartphones will be added and upgraded soon.

All Lyf Mobile Handsets are eligible for Jio Preview Offer.

The JioFi Portable Hotspot device are also eligible for Jio Preview Offer.

Other than these devices, Samsung, Micromax, Karbonn, Lava, Xolo, LG, Gionee, Panasonic, ASUS, Yu, TCL, Alcatel are a part of the Partner Jio Preview Offer.

Samsung devices:
Grand Prime 4G, Galaxy J1, Galaxy J2, Galaxy J7, Galaxy J5, Galaxy S5 Plus, Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7, Galaxy Core Prime 4G, Galaxy S6, Galaxy J3 (2016), ON7, Galaxy A8, Galaxy S6 Edge, ON5, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, Galaxy Note 4 Edge, Galaxy Note 5 Duos, Galaxy S5 Neo, S7, Galaxy A5 (2016), Galaxy A7 (2016), S7 Edge, A8 VE, J5 (2016), J7 (2016), ON5 Pro, ON7 Pro, Galaxy J2 (2016), J Max, Galaxy A9, Galaxy A9 Pro, Galaxy C5, Galaxy C7, Galaxy J2 Pro, Galaxy Note 7.

Micromax devices:
Bolt Selfie, Canvas 5, Canvas 5 Lite, Canvas 5 Lite Special Edition, Canvas 6, Canvas 6 Pro, Canvas Amaze 4G, Canvas Blaze 4G, Canvas Blaze 4G Plus, Canvas Evok, Canvas Fire 4G, Canvas Fire 4G plus, Canvas Fire 6, Canvas Juice 4G, Canvas Knight 2, Canvas Mega 2, Canvas Mega 4G, Canvas Nitro 4G, Canvas Pace 4G, Canvas Play 4G, Canvas Pulse 4G, Canvas Sliver 5, Canvas Tab, Canvas Unite 4, Canvas Xpress 4G, Unite 4 Plus, Unite 4 Pro

Karbonn devices:
Aura 1, Aura Power, Quattro L45 IPS, Quattro L50 HD, Quattro L51 HD, Quattro L52 VR, Quattro L55 HD

Lava devices:
A71, A72, A76, A76 Plus, A88, A89, A97, Ivory s 4g, Lava V5 M, Pixel V2, V2s, X10, X11, X12, X17, X28, X38, X41, X41 Plus, X46, X50, X50 Plus, X81

Xolo devices:
Black-1X M, era 1X, era 2X, era 4G, era 4K, era X

LG devices:
K332 (K7 LTE), K520DY (Stylus 2), K520DY, H860 (LG G5), K500I (X Screen), K535D (Stylus 2 Plus), LGH630D (G4 Stylus 4G) & LGH 442 (LGC70 Spirit LTE)

Gionee devices:
E8, F103 Pro, F103(1GB), F103(2GB), F103(3GB), M4, M5, M5 Lite, M5 Lite CDMA, M5 Plus, P5L, S Plus, S6, S6s, S7, V6L

Panasonic devices:
ELUGA L, ELUGA Switch, ELUGA Icon, T45, ELUGA I2 ( 1GB ), ELUGA L2, ELUGA Mark, ELUGA Turbo, ELUGA Arc, ELUGA I2 2GB, ELUGA I2 3GB, ELUGA I3, ELUGA Icon 2, ELUGA A2, ELUGA Note, P55 Novo 4G, ELUGA Arc 2, P77

ASUS devices:
ZenFone 2 Laser (ZE550KL), Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML), Zenfone Max (ZC550KL), Zenfone 2 Laser 5.0 (ZE500KL), Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML), Zenfone Selfie( ZD551KL), Zenfone 2 Laser (ZE601KL), Zenfone Zoom(ZX551ML), Zenfone Go 5.0 LTE (T500), Zenfone 3 ZE552KL, Zenfone 3 Laser( ZC551KL), Zenfone 3( ZE520KL), Zenfone 3( ZS570KL), Zenfone 3( ZU680KL)

Yu devices:
Yu Yureka, Yu Yutopia, YU Note, Yu Yuphoria, Yunicorn, Yunique, Yuphoria, Yureka Plus, Yureka S

TCL devices:
FIT 5.5, Pride T500L, TCL 560, TCL 562

Alcatel devices:
OneTouch X1, Pixi 4 -5, POP Star, POP3, POP4

If you have any phone in this list, kindly proceed to grab a jio sim using this method: https://www.hitricks.com/jio-preview

Except these handsets, Reliance Jio Preview Offer is not officially supported on any other devices.

But there’s a way out. You can unofficially avail the Reliance Jio preview offer on any 4g enabled Android device that’s not on the list.

Below I am giving both the Official and the Unofficial Methods.

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How to Grab the Reliance Jio Preview Offer?

Step 1: Generate Barcode:

Here I am discussing both the official and the unofficial method. For security reasons, I cannot provide any screenshots here. Just follow text instructions.

Official Method:

If you have any one of the Officially Supported Devices, follow this process. If you don’t have them, skip down to the Unofficial Method.

Download the MyJio App from Google Play.

Open App and it will show you a list of apps. Click Open on MyJio App.

Now you shall see a screen with the following options: Sign Up, Sign In and Get Jio Sim.

Click Get Jio Sim Option.

Follow the instructions there.

It will generate a barcode for you.

Take a screenshot of the barcode.

You are done. Skip the Unofficial Method and Proceed to Step 2 Below.

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Unofficial Method:

Disclaimer: Everything written here is for informational purpose only.

If you don’t have any of the available devices for Reliance Jio Preview Offer, you can use this method to get your Jio Barcode.

Download MyJio App from Google Play.

Google Play version fixed the bug. So download the old version of Jio from here.

Open App. You shall see a list of apps. Click Install All and Install All Apps one by one.

Now turn off the Internet. Open MyJio App.

From the list of apps, choose my Jio app.

Now you shall see a screen with the following options: Sign Up, Sign In and Get Jio Sim.

Turn on the Internet.

Click on Get Jio Sim.

Follow the instructions there.

It will generate a barcode for you.

Take a screenshot of the barcode.

You are done here. Proceed to step 2.

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Step 2: Getting Documents Ready

This step is same for both Official and Unofficial Methods. Take Print out of the Barcode Screenshot.

Make xerox copies of your id proof and address proof. Any one of the Following Combinations will do:

  • Voter Id Card and Pan Card.
  • Voter Id Card and Aadhar Card.
  • Aadhar Card and Pan Card.

Take 2 Passport Size Color Photographs.

Now locate your nearest Jio Store from MyJio App (Or you can find any Reliance Digital or Reliance XPress Mini Store which you know)

Unofficial Method Users: Locate All your nearby stores and note down their locations. You may be going to need them :p

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Step 3: Grabbing Reliance Jio Sim from Store

Official Method:

Visit your nearest Jio Store.

Just take your handset and show them your documents.

Relax! They will do everything and give you instructions about it. 🙂

You can proceed to Step 4 once you are done grabbing your Free Jio Sim Card.

Unofficial Method:

Disclaimer: Everything written here is just for the informational purpose, I am not responsible for any consequences. I am writing up just a feasible way to grab it, after confirming from users who got it unofficially. This is cheating Reliance, which isn’t good, and will I strongly suggest you don’t try this.

Visit your nearest Jio Store.

Give them documents with the barcode first and ask for the sim.

If they ask which phone you own, tell them the name of any supported Samsung Device.

If they ask to show the phone, say it’s not with you right now.

You can also say you forgot to bring it, or it’s with your Dad or makeup anything to manipulate them.

Make them believe that you own a supported device.

If they ask your phone bill or phone IMEI you are finished there.

Just take about turn and visit the next nearby store on your list and try the same.

There are a lot of stores you can try until you finally obtain a sim card.

Remember, always give them real documents for your sim. Don’t give fake details; your sim may get blocked.

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Step 4: Activating your Reliance Jio Sim Card

Now that you have got your sim card, you can just proceed to activate it.

Open MyJio App and Install all apps which are shown there. If you already installed then ignore this.

Now wait for the Tele-verification SMS you get on your secondary number which you submitted to Jio Store. It will tell you that your sim card is now active and ready for Tele-verification.

The Tele-verification SMS takes at most 48 hours to receive. So kindly wait for it.

Now you can proceed to insert the sim card in your device. Make sure you put it into your Sim Slot 1.

After you switch it on, you shall see Jio Network Signal Bars. If you don’t see it, something is abnormal, check FAQ Section below for details.

Once you see Jio Network signals, turn Jio Internet On.

Now Open JioJoin App. It may show you some permissions to accept. Accept them.

Now it will ask you for verifying your Jio Sim. Click on it to start testing your sim.

It will automatically verify it and activate Jio Services on your device.

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It may fail verification or tell you that you are not eligible for the offer if you use different device generated barcode in your mobile. So always use the barcode generated from your mobile.

Now Call 1977 using the JioJoin App while mobile data is still on.

If your phone supports VoLTE feature, then you can use your default phone dialer to call the number. However, if your phone doesn’t support VoLTE feature, you need to use the JioJoin app to make the call.

Televerify your sim. They will ask you to enter last four digits of your Id Card. Enter it.

Now you will get internet settings delivered to your mobile.

You will also get a bunch of SMS and emails with your subscription details.

Congrats your sim is now active.

Note that for making calls you need to use the VoLTE Feature. If your phone supports it, you can use the default dialer to make calls; else you need to use the JioJoin App.

While making calls make sure your internet data is on.

Now open MyJio App. In the Sign In / Sign Up option, Sign up for a new account.

Now Clear Data of All Jio Apps installed on your device including MyJio. [This Step is IMPORTANT to get Unlimited Offer]

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Now open MyJio App without the internet on.

You may get this popup screen. If you get this screen, you will know you are on the right path and doing everything correctly.

How to Get Reliance Jio Preview Offer on your Android Device?In the sign in / Sign up option, Turn on internet and Sign in.

Now you will get a popup with the preview offer. Click Submit to accept the offer.

Then you can see you got Unlimited Data, Calls and SMS for 90 days.

You can check usage and status of your sim from MyJio App.

Congrats! You have just now activated your Jio Sim Card successfully.

Enjoy Unlimited Calls, 4g Internet and SMS for 90 Days.

You will also get 90 Days Free usage of all other Jio Apps. Make sure you try them out.

To make sure you did everything correctly, I am attaching a picture here. When you open MyJio app after performing all steps, you shall see this, as seen in the picture below.

How to Get Reliance Jio Preview Offer on your Android Device?

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Reliance Jio 4G Internet Speed Test:

These are two screenshots reported from Reliance Jio Users. The speeds are pretty decent. 🙂

How to Get Reliance Jio Preview Offer on your Android Device?

How to Get Reliance Jio Preview Offer on your Android Device?I haven’t seen any speeds higher than that anywhere till now.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

These are the list of questions I received from friends. I am trying to answer them to the best of my knowledge.

Note: This list is still growing. I will add up more questions if I get any from people, and try to respond them.

Q: Is the unofficial method illegal?

A: In my opinion, No, only if you got the barcode on your device. It’s a bug from Jio’s end, not yours. But well, as far as getting sim is concerned, you need to tell lies to Reliance about your owning a Samsung Device. So, what will you call it? Legal or Illegal? I guess both words are unsuitable here. It’s somewhat in between.

Q: I Generated Code by Changing IMEI. What to do?

A: Well, The Jio Sim can only be activated on the phone which generated the Bar Code. So don’t try on other phones, you will waste time. It won’t work.

If you have generated code by changing IMEI, then try the sim on that device and see if it activates. It should activate if you still have the same changed IMEI.

Q: I bought barcode from other sellers. Can I activate it on my device?

A: No you can’t. You need the original device on which the barcode was generated to activate it. Yes, it’s full-stop.

Q: I got SMS from Operator about Tele-verification. But I do not see any Network Bars in my Device. What to do?

A: Is your phone 4g? Jio Sim requires your phone to be able to support 4g. Then only you can see the network bars. It won’t work on 3g or 2g handsets.

If your phone is 4g, and still not got network, kindly restart device.

Update: Some users also reported that it took a few hours to see the signal bars even after getting the tele-verification sms. So, I would like to request you to kindly wait for at least a day.

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Q: I generated a barcode on a 3g or 2g Android Device. Can I activate it?

A: Absolutely No. You must need a 4g device for activation. Because without 4g, the device can’t use the VoLTE feature for calling.

Q: Is VoLTE Compulsory for my device to support? My phone doesn’t support VoLTE Feature. Can I still use the Jio Sim?

A: Yes. You can. As long as you have a 4g supported device, you can use it.

Q: My Device Supports VoLTE. What extra advantages do I get more than the other regular 4g users?

A: Well, VoLTE supports for Voice over LTE (or 4g network). If your phone supports VoLTE, then calling clarity will be better, and overall experience will be better and fast.

However, note that if your phone does not support VoLTE, you can still use Jio on it. The JioJoin App can make any 4g enabled device to support VoLTE.

Q: Can I use the sim card in other phones after activating?

A: If you have other 4g phones, you can use it. However, you need to activate it first from the original device which generated the code.

Q: I have Lyf Handset, and I activated Reliance Jio Sim using it. Can I use the sim in my other phones?

A: Yes, if your other phones are 4g enabled. 

As reported by an user Harsh Arora, you can’t use it on other devices. 🙁 Sorry.

Q: More than 48 hours have passed. Still, I didn’t get any activation message. What to do?

A: Wait for more 48 hours. If still not got then Contact the Store you grabbed your sim card from. I can’t help. Either they did something wrong, or you are unlucky. But you should get activated within that time.

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Q: Is this preview offer officially available on Apple Devices or Redmi Note 3? Many people were saying so.

A: No, again I am saying, No. The preview offer as of now is only available to Lyf Handsets and the list of devices I gave above. For other devices, you need to use the unofficial method to grab it.

Q: My network speed is too weak. How to increase Speed?

A: First check your location. Try moving to different areas. Mostly this issue is caused by weak network at your location. It should work fine in the major cities.

Well, another thing is VoLTE Supported Phones and the phones which catch all bandwidths of the 4g network in India shall experience better speeds. (Like OnePlus 3, Mi 5, etc.)

But if your speeds are in kbps, then you need to try some different locations.

Q: My Torrent Speeds are too low.

A: Its normal. Torrent speeds are boosted by peers given by Wired Broadband Internet. The wireless networks can never give fast torrent speeds even if there is a lot of seeders. So either you need to download torrents from a Broadband network or download directly from the web, not torrents.

Q: I have generated a barcode using fake IMEI Method. Will it work on my VoLte Supported mobile, If I put that sim on it with its original IMEI. (I’m Non Rooted User)?

A: Well, as you have a VoLTE Supported device, I am hoping it will work. But I am not sure of it. Please experiment it yourself and see if it works. Let me know in the comments whether it worked or not, so that I can update my post accordingly.

Q: Can I obtain Two Sim cards from the same document?

A: Yes. You can. There are no per person limitations for grabbing the sim card. As long as you have the barcode, you can grab it.

Q: Will this Sim work on 4g Modems or 4g Dongles?

A: No. It won’t. Sorry. This sim card only works via the Jio apps on an android device.

Q: Reliance Store is asking for IMEI or Phone Bill. What to do?

A: Simply come back and go to a new store. That store won’t give you sim card.

Q: Can I give fake phone bill?

A: I strongly recommend NO. That’s riskier. You are submitting a fake document here. It’s totally cheating and may bring bad consequences. Don’t do it. Instead you may want to visit other stores.

Q: I am still getting 2GB Data. How to make it Unlimited?

A: Check post again. I have written it in Step 4.

Q: What is the price of one Jio Sim?

A: Its Free of Cost. You just need to show the Barcode to avail the offer.

Q: When will Jio support other devices officially?

A: As of now there is no update about this, but maximum it will launch by 2 months from now.

Q: Hi. I got only 2 GB Data even after following all your procedures. What to do to get Unlimited?

A: Try any one of 3 approaches:

1. Install all jio apps. Install old myjio apk. Signup. Clear all jio apps data. Sign in.

OR

2. Open My Jio App. click Top Left Menu. Get Customer Care no. Call Customer Care. They will manually activate the offer. Else, if they ask for IMEI no, you are finished, you won’t get it. Bad luck 🙁 But if they don’t ask for IMEI no, you will successfully get it directly by them 🙂

OR

3. Wait for a week. You will automatically get an sms from jio, that will tell you to click a link to avail the preview offer. [I got this sms exactly after 4 days of activating my jio sim.] It comes automatically.

Hope this helps. 🙂
Thanks.

Have more questions? Don’t hesitate to put them in the comments section. I will respond them and also try to put it in the FAQ Section if its important.

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Last Words:

Thanks for reading my post on How to activate Reliance Jio Sim on your Android Device.I am again

I am again tellling that this method is written just for information, as many people asked me how did others do it. I am just providing the method as it is.I don’t recommend anyone to try it. And I am not responsible for anything.

I don’t recommend anyone to try it. And I am not responsible for anything.

That’s all. Hope you liked my post. Do share it with your friends who wants to know about it.

I will be back soon with more awesome articles. Till then, have a look at my other posts.

Bye!

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265 COMMENTS

  1. Thanks for your FAQ. I found many interesting here.
    Actually i don’t really enjoy jio Voice 4G much, i see other apps (Jio TV, Jio mags, Jio Cinema and Jio music) are very potential. work well. Hope Jio will expand more.

    • Reinstall the MyJio App, it will generate fresh code with expiry date of 31st December. It will come in the first page when you open the app, on the top, after 15 seconds of opening. (Keep that page opened)

  2. I m getting “our system could not process you request. Please try again later” as a message in the Get jio sim option. What shall i do?

  3. Sir I got barcode nd went to near reliance shop.but they told me that the code was already redeemed.actually I did not use that barcode.they told me install the app agin.i installed it.but it shows that the barcode was redeemed.so now what I have to do to get the sim.plz tell my is there any option to me

    • Sir I got barcode nd went to near reliance shop.but they told me that the code was already redeemed.actually I did not use that barcode.they told me install the app agin.i installed it.but it shows that the barcode was redeemed.so now what I have to do to get the sim.plz tell my is there any option to me

  4. Hi How to increase jio download speed my phone is J3 (2016) i only get maximum 500 kbps speed also sometimes speed is decreased to 10 kbps

  5. Unable to detect jio sim with which jio 4g voice
    Above message is reflect in my device
    Please connect to a jio fi with jio sim in it
    What can I have to do?

  6. Hey bud…its been three days since my sim got activated. The problem is that net speed was good on first day but now it’s only 20 to 30kbps..can you suggest me some tricks or things to do that’ll help me increase the speed. Coz It really sucks

  7. i have a jio sim in my asus zenfone 2 laser phone.
    but i didn’t get unlimited data for 90 days what should i do for get it. please tell me in step by step

  8. i have jio sim in my asus zenfone 2 laser but i did not got free data and calling offer of 90 days. help me that how i can got the free data for 90 days in step by step please….

  9. I get the option of ‘get jio sim’ after that I clicked then it say our system could not process your transaction….. Plz help….

  10. Hey bud,
    my jio sim got activated today so I activated the data services by calling 18008901977(my voice services are still not activated). Though my data services are activated I am not able to use internet but it worked in my jio and jiojoin app.please help me . And yeah can you tell what is jio customer id

    • Hi, you need a volte device to place calls with your phone dialler else you need to place calls using jiojoin app with internet on.
      Jio customer id you can find inside myjio app in the care section. 🙂

  11. Sir mene redmi note 3 par jio sim active kiya he or unlimited ka usage vala page 26 august ko aa gaya tha but aage submit ka popup nai aa raha he, or old jio version me mera sign in nai ho raha he, only upadated jio me sign in ho raha he plz give me solution

  12. In my account it is showing unlimited data n calls for 90 days but in my plans it is showing that only 400 mb left out of 2 gb and in usage also it is giving eror first check the O2P….anyone facing the same issue plz tell me the solution

  13. I am using Lenovo a 7000
    as seen in the list, this device will not work Jio sim,( shop keeper tell me that Lenovo device like 7000&6000 will work Jio sim card)

    But i generated a barcode even after downloading “myjio” app from the play store….
    i bought the sim ( from a non reliance showroom)
    And waiting for the verification code.
    Please help me
    Is there any chance to get the preview offer, or what else I can do to get the preview offer,
    I paid 200 bucks for the sim 🙁
    Do I need to download the #oldmyjio app and uninstall the new version,
    Please please please please help me

    • Sign in to Myjio App.
      You shall see a popup type asking you to accept preview offer. (Not the popup ad that shows jio preview offer ad, this is different).
      If you can’t see the popup, again sign in to My Jio after some hours.. Keep doing that. Eventually you will get it. Don’t worry. [I got on the 3rd day after sim activation] Thanks.

  14. Hello,
    I got one sim on 25th aug for my oneplus 3. They said there is no requirement of barcode for oneplus 3 and they gave me one jio sim and till today on 5th sept it is not activated.
    What would be the problem..?
    One of my friend with samsung phone got sim a day before with barcode n all n it is now activated.
    The store i got sim said it would be activated in 4 days. I visited store after 4 days he said “abhi 3-4 din aur lagenge”. Now it’s almost 10 days and yet it is not activated. 5th sept, jio is going live for all. Will I be getting my sim activated?

    • Hi, the reason for delay is not because of your device. Its because there is a huge queue of sim card processing. They are working day and night to televerify each sim. Give them some time. At least 2 weeks now they are taking. Fingers crossed. You have got sim you will get it activated very soon. Don’t worry.

  15. one thing tht i wud like to tell all ur readers as my very close frnd is a distributor..that make sure the data filled in form. is exactly the same as ur id..even an “a” in place of “e” will get ur form rejected

  16. For those who are not yet able to grab Jio sim or Jio Preview Offer.

    Reliance Jio has now started accepting applications for Port i.e, Port your other network existing number to Reliance Jio 4G.

    Reliance Jio will also offer Welcome offer i.e., Jio Preview Offer for 3 months for Free!

    Reliance Jio Welcome Offer (Preview Offer) Benefits:

    1. Access To Unlimited 4G data for 3 months.
    2. Access To Unlimited Callings for 3 months.
    3. Access To Unlimited SMS (Limited to 100 per day by TRAI).
    4. Access To Premium Jio apps.
    5. No Roaming charges.
    6. 25% Extra Data for Students.
    7. No Blackout Days.

    So I would suggest all to take this benefits and enjoy Jio for 3 months.

    I don’t say leave Idea, Vodafone but I think most of the people have got Old Reliance 2G or GSM Sim. Port them to Jio 4G and take the benefits!

  17. I am using lenova k3note latest marshmallow update, but in my mobile I can’t saw the VOLTE option but my mobile is 4g accepted,but another k3note persons are said after marshmallow update their mobile available on VOlTE option now what I do sir,plz help me.

  18. Hiii sir Iam samsung j7 users i buy jio sim in 25 August but my sim is not activate and not received in any messege please help me

  19. My friend who told me that after purchasing and utilizing 4g jio sim.
    .
    We can’t insert any other sim instead of reliance gio…becoz our mobile IMEI number doesn’t support any other sim…so that for getting reliance gio sim they ask IMEI number..
    .so I kindly request u..is it true or not?

  20. hey bud, will I be. able to get unlimited preview offer because sim is not activated yet though its been 8-9 days since I bought it. I am asking this because jio is going live on 5th september and if my sim activates now or after so will i get that offer?

  21. bro I have got that msg of application received and it’s been 3 days now but still I haven’t got the msg of televerification. so what to do bro??

  22. Hai sir, I got a Jio sim for moto x play, it was verified successfully but I can’t use Internet, I can see that up and down arrows are good but I am unable to use internet, I can call and send messages but no internet, please help me, what to do

  23. Sir main ne gio sim 25 Aug ko liya tha trick use kar ke bar code generate kiya tha lenovo a7000 me . but abhi tak ek bhi msg nahi aya hai gio sim company se, application received ka bhi msg nahi aaya hai
    Sir main kya karu
    Plz help me sir

    • Hello, kindly wait for a few more days. There is a huge queue for televerification. It can take up to 2 weeks. Rest assured you got the sim some day it will be avtivated. Many people haven’t got the sim yet. So kindly wait. Hope you understand. Thanks.

  24. Me & my friend got jio sim on 28sunday and they said sim will be activated till Wednesday also on 29Monday my friend got message like” we have received your application for new connection ” but today is 31 Wednesday but still i am waiting for same message…..is there any problem with it or it is normal.

  25. Sir , unofficial lenovo a7000 me jio previews offer activate karne ka option aaye ga ya nahi
    Es ke liye bhi old version use karna parega my jio app ka

    Sir plz reply

  26. hello,i got barcode wid unoff. method on my redmi note 3,and gave it along wid all othr docc. etc to the the local mobile shopkeeper who is also my frnd. i specifically told him to tell any samsung model while forwarding the application. bt then he called me and said i had a talk wid higher authorities n they told me its nt an issue mentioning redmi as the code is real n activated on xiaomi itself so he told them actual device (redmi note 3) i hv the sim n its been abt 48 hours.stil i hvnt got ny tele. veri. sms . should i worry,what will happen next ?

    • Not at all. NO worries. In fact here in Kolkata, many stores (not all) are giving sim for all 4g phones. Anyways there is a huge queue for sim cards now so kindly wait for at least 7 days to get the televerification sms. You will get it soon. Thanks.

  27. I generated code on lenovo a6000 plus.what if jio people ask me to show phone on which code is generated.
    I also got canvas xpress 4g ,can I show them the barcode generated on lenovo using my micromax.
    N why they ask for phone…?
    Plz reply

  28. I have lenovo a6000 and micromax canvas xpress 4g.somehow I generated the barcode on lenovo phone.and I want jio sim.I copied the barcode on micromax phone which is officially support the offer.what if I show the copied barcode to jio people when getting the sim. Is there any possiblity that they will deny me sim.I want two sims for both my lenovo and micromax.what do I do…?
    Cai I show copied barcode on micromax n get sim for lenovo

  29. I got the sim from barcode from my friend’s phone yesterday. Can i active and use it in my phone mi4i?
    I know u have to use same phone for activation, but seeing jio sims available without bar codes too, i think bar code has no importance.
    Pls reply.

  30. I have activated preview offer , Now I can’t sign in to the MyJio, I have downloaded older version .each time it’s asking me to sign in, but before that update popup coming . what shall I do. shall I update the my Jio .I would like to confirm one more time whether offer activated or not

  31. I have got sim using lenovo by unofficial method but not activated if sim activate how can i avail offer can i use old version of apk or download from play store

  32. pls help me maine jio sim le liya hai ..maine barcode sim 2 second slot se genrate kiya tha and jio sim maine sim 1 slot me dala huaa hai koi problm to nhi hogi ? imei number ki help me

    • Well, I am trying to tell you the reason. Recently there has been a huge demand for jio sim cards. Per day around 150-200 jio sim cards are sold per reliance shop. So, they have to manually process all the documents, which is kinda time-taking job. So, there may be a huge delay in the activation. Kindly get in touch with the reliance shop you purchased the sim from and they will help you out. Thanks.

  33. Hi guys i got jio sim for oneplus x. Store people just ask phone bill. If you provide they will generate code in store itself and they provide u sim..and this is done in some stores only..

  34. I have got the jio sim but they didn’t ask for the barcode at xpress digital store(and I didn’t even had any) so I wanted to ask will I be able to get the preview offer or not. My phone is Asus ZenFone 2 ZE551ML

  35. sir i have samsung j3 (2016) .and i am not getting ” get jio sim ” option in my jio app..what i do.whenever i try to contact jio helpline number always goes busy…and when i go reliance digital mini store they says come with barcode…otherwise we can not give you jio sim …

    …is samsung j3 (2016 )not wor with my jio app..

    • Hi, Kindly wait for a few days, the myjio app will be updated and you can see the get jio sim option there. 🙂
      Also in a week or two they will start giving sim without bar codes for any 4g phone (like in kolkata we will be getting sim without barcode for all 4g phones from monday onwards in 3-4 stores i contacted, so I will be grabbing it for all my 4g phones). So, kindly wait for it.

    • NO, kindly wait for a week. Now there is a huge demand for sim cards, per day 150-200 sim cards are sold per shop. So it is taking time to verify all sim cards one by one… Hope you understand the reason for the late response.

  36. bro… I’ve jst recieved one message saying ” We have recieved ur application” from jio… one day ago…. but no tele verification message after that 🙁 should i wait or contact the jio office?

  37. Can u tell me how to activate unlimited preview offer in my moto x play but I bought jio sim samsung j5.. and I put jio sim first time in moto x play and sim is fully activate now… So plz help me how to active unlimited preview offer in my mobile phone.

  38. i use samsung J3 ..i installed my jio app but i did not get any barcode… The relaince agent did not give any sim card… so plz help ..me …. how to get barcode for my device…

  39. Thank you so much for your detailed instructions. All my doubts are cleared. The way you are helping people by answering to each and everyone is highly appreciable.

  40. sir i have samsung j3 phone and reliance jio also listed Samsung j3 for preview offer still i am not getting get sim option on myjio app. plz help .

    • Hi, Please wait for a few days, the MyJio App will get updated and then you can generate the bar code and grab a sim. Or, you can simply visit the Reliance store and tell them to do it for you. Thanks.

  41. Hi Nirmal,I am an HTC user.I have downloaded the same my jio app which u have provided above.The old version.But I am un able to install it.It asks me ” do you want to install an update to this exixting app.down I have cancel and install option.When I click on install it says app not installed..can you kindly help me .What might have went wrong?

  42. Hi Nirmal ,

    Such a Wonderful article , Very briefly written article available on Internet for Jio Sim cards . Thanks you so much writing this .

    I got the SIM using your unofficial trick on Redmi Note 3 today. I’m waiting for activation . How long it will take to activate ?

    • Hi, Thanks a lot for the appreciation. It means a lot to me.
      Well, currently, there is a huge queue of getting jio sim cards, so, you won’t probably get it activated instantly. Kindly wait 2-4 days, it will be activated.
      Rest assured, you have the sim now, just wait and you will get access to the Jio Network soon. Thanks.

      • It’s my pleasure to appreciate your time to help others . Actually I got this sim in Trivandrum ( For TVM users : Vazuthacaud next to geethanjali ENT hospital ) . They said it will be activated before evening or tomorrow morning . Will I expect the same Nirmal

  43. Hi! I I bought the jio sim from the shop and I also got the verification for activation, but I’m still not getting the network signal. Been 2 days now.
    P.S – in using a MOTOX XT-1053 (got this phone from the USA) but it’s a 4G phone.
    Any idea why is it not working?

    • Hi, this is unfortunate and highly unexpected. I would request you to kindly contact Jio customer care or visit a Reliance Digital store to resolve the issue directly from them. Thanks. 🙂

  44. Hi just by mistake my bar code validity is over and i did not bought any jio sim yet i have redmi note 3 so plzz suggest somthing

  45. Hello sir, I am using Samsung galaxy J3 and today I activate my jio sim and get 2gb data and when I want to get avail the 90 days unlimited data and voice services then I open my jio app and I can’t get the option ‘get jio sim ‘ and show update then I click the update when the update is complete then there is no option to avail the 90 days offer. How can i get the unlimited offer. Suggest me sir. ..I am addicted to net…help me

  46. My barcode has expired…..if i use other to get barcode and take the sim then can i use this in my phone…because you have mentioned that jio only support in tht phone which generat the barcode…tell me what i have to do

  47. My barcode is expired can I change my imei and recreate new code ? Aur kya wo code se sim mil jayegi jo recreate kiye ? Aur baad me imei wapas change kr skta hu ? Plz help

  48. Sir i have a j 7 but the barcode of that device is expired so i gnrate the barcode from other gione phone then put that barcode to my j7 will they give me a sim and will that sim workes on my j7

  49. Sir mere pas j7 his jinks bar code expire hi gay his Kay may regenerate mar Sakta. Hi ya fir Kisi or ke phone ka bar code leke. SIM apne phone activate kar sakta ho kya

  50. Hi. Thanks for the hack. I need to know if i can submit the phone bill of the handset that has already availed this offer?
    Can it lead any trouble?

  51. I got gio sim for Samsung galaxy note 4. I activated gio in that phone.. can.i use that sim on my redmi note3.. someone’s told me that if i use that sim on redmi they will cancel.my preview offer.. is that true?

  52. Hi bro , i ve generated a barcode on my xiaomi mi4i mobile and i want jio sim to worm on that only.. Since the offer is valid for samsung devices luckily i ve that eligible samsung device of my friend too . Problem is digital express store guys are asking for an samsung device wherein theu want to note its imei no. The problem is when they note that imei no. Does the sim which ill be getting work on my device? Or providing imei no.of samsung device may be risky or not let it work??

    • It isn’t risky at all or stop your sim from working. You just show the samsung phone and imei of that phone and collect sim and then use that phone to activate sim card. After activation, remove the sim and use in your 4g phone. 🙂

      • Got sim today with code generated from eligible mobile.. waiting for its activation …Once done ill check in my mi4i.

      • Hi Nirmal are u facing any problem with call? In my case once i reboot my phone i can make one call and after that it shows busy …….. All the time.. what to do ?any sol?..

  53. Hii Nirmal

    I have activated a sim on my moto g4 plus on 29th of july very smoothly, i got 2gb plan and net was working fine but only for 2-3 minutes, then i mailed jio that the i am getting the message that your data is exhausted. They called me and told that you are not eligible for this offer since we detect that sim is inserted in a moto device.

    Now what should i do bro, please help….

  54. Got the Bar Code in Gmail. (k3 note mobile)
    (but via Official website, with condition buy lyf smartphone)
    Can i just get the code to store (without buying lyf) and get 4G VoLTE Sim ?

      • Sir, i got the barcode (got via trick of yr in k3 note) and went to Reliance Digital store but they asking for mobile. I said it comes from Samsung A5
        Then they note down my name number said wait for call.
        Will be i successful?

      • Sir, i got the barcode (got via trick of yr in k3 note) and went to Reliance Digital store but they asking for mobile. I said it comes from Samsung A5
        Then they note down my name number said wait for call.
        Will be i successful?
        What should I answer if I got call from jio??

      • Sir, if i take E7, j5,orJ7 (which is looking similar) and tell them that have generated in this Samsung A5, or A7 ( really j5 j7)
        (Will they be able to detect its j5 or j7?)
        Will they give Me SIM ??

  55. I get the code from redmi 2 prime I didn’t have any a. Or s series phone used Samsung e7 ‘s imei to get sim does its gonna work…. Or and can we get 2 sim with same imei number?

    • Thanks for leaving comment, but sorry, I really don’t know about this. Perhaps, you can try yourself and see if it works. 🙂
      Don’t forget to mention if it worked for you, then I will keep a note of it and notify others who ask similar questions.

  56. My validity date on the barcode has expired please help me out!! Is that will they scan the barcode or will they get to know about the date if I change it???

  57. Ya i got my bar code on my lenovo k3 note but they (jio store ) was asking for samsung phone and original bill. I can’t able to handle then . can u plz provide necessary information . how i get sim from them. Waiting for ur reply.

  58. Sir. .I got JIO SIM. …2 days ego….but today they call me from RELIANCE DIGITAL EXPRESS AND ASK ME FOR MY IMEI….I HAVE VOLTE SUPPORTED SAMSUNG phone…but MY DEVICE NAME IS NOT MENTIONED THAT JIO OFFICILE LIST.what can I do? Can I give them IMEI???though my BARCODE IS GENERATED FROM MY mobile number

  59. i. got bar code in my coolpad note 3 lite but problem is there it expire on 6 August 2016, now every time i use trick the date show 6 August ,even today 9 August. help me bro

    • Oops! Very sorry to say, but, Once expired, you cannot regenerate it ever. You should have availed it before expiry date. The only way you can avail it is by generating from new device. Otherwise you can’t sorry. 🙁

  60. Jio code only genrated in 4g phone? Or
    Otherwise ive get code n can i again regenerate code in used phone ?
    Or
    If i got jio sim card so activation process can be done in only used phone for generated code Or activate with other phone ?

  61. What Is the Current Validity Date Of Barcode ? Bcoz My Expired*? Can i regenerate from the Earlier Samsung Phone ?

  62. If once unlimited data offer activated , can we uninstall the jio apps , which are not required, except some. Or it’s necessary to keep them all in phone to maintain offer activated.

  63. When i go ti store they ask about phone whewhere i obtain my barcode …I said I didn’t bring it .. As her expression I realise that she is not caring about Lyk or samsung phone ..Maybe she just need imei no. and even that i time the barcode is generating in Myjio app without any trick ….Should i try again and hand over my CPN3P to her ??

  64. I am buy sim card on redmi prime 2 from old apk and now waiting for activation so bro, i have lenovo a6000plus so what i do ? Means try to active in redmi or my Lenovo?

  65. Hi
    I generated the bar code on a moto g4 and went to the store and turns out they were aware of the bug and were asking for the device on which I got the barcode I said s6 edge but they insisted on confirming before giving me a sim..so bad luck I went to 3 stores the same thing happened…BTW I also have a lyf wind 4 and it came with a sim…so what if I remove my Jio sim …root the device ..make its imei same as of g4 and then take the barcode and ask them that give me a sim for my lyf.mobilre.

    • Hi. You can surely try that. But I am not sure whether it will be successful or not, as you are the first one who reported this kind of method. Nobody tried it before. So try and see. I can’t assure you about it. Thanks. 🙂

    • Try any one of 3 approaches:

      1. Install all jio apps. Install old myjio apk. Signup. Clear all jio apps data. Signin.

      OR

      2. Open My Jio App. click Top Left Menu. Get Customer Care no. Call Customer Care. They will manually activate the offer. Else, if they asks for imei no, you are finished, you won’t get it. Bad luck 🙁 But if they don’t ask for imei no, you will successfully get it directly by them 🙂

      OR

      3. Wait for a week. You will automatically get an sms from jio, that will tell you to click a link to avail the preview offer. [I got this sms exactly after 4 days of activating my jio sim.] It comes automatically.

      Hope this helps. 🙂
      Thanks.

      • can you tell me the link. submit button not appear i tried 7 8 times uninstall and install all apps and sign in but i m not succeed to getting submit button

  66. Wonderful , before visiting this site I had all steps and I had 2 gb data only .. clearing data of jio apps works perfectly. I am using HTC one me .. code generated in asus ZenFone5 and activated same mobile .

  67. I want to activate the offer in flame 6 phone with its barcode and use the preview unlimited offer in moto g4 plus. Can it be done.. I mean is there a. Imei attachment with the sim Nd imei of flame 6 and barcode or barcode with imei.?

    • No Lyf handset jio sims won’t work on other phones. This is specially for lyf handsets. Their sim cards are working in a different way which is preventing this. Sorry, you can’t use. 🙁

  68. Thnx Brother i got the sim but the concern is i got the barcode from my frnd… So will it work if i activate it using lyf phone

  69. I genrated code from redmi note 3 and when asked for imie i have given gf samsung a5 imie to theam which is from pakistan so can able to use the sim in my redmi note 3 or i have to change the imie no.. Of the phone for activating it.. I purely genrated code from my redmi note3 but they ask for imie no.. From every single coustmer so i am asking will my trick work or not.. One of thier employe say’s you can’t use the sim on any other device not even in the sim2 of your device it will only work on sim slot one of the given imie no.. Device what should i do now ?

  70. I have lenovo K3 note (3g)
    If my purpose is to use unlimited internet…. will I able to get it if i follow unoffical method ?
    I mean to say….
    I just generated barcode in my device. Will completing the full unofficial method will give me access to unlimited internet data?

  71. I got barcode on my moto x style 2 days ago using this trick. However when I went to jio store, they told me there was a new form which users have to fill up which includes phone name, model, imei and some other details. So unable to get one 🙁

    PS: However I have LYF Flame 6.

    Is there any working trick to use that sim on my moto x style?

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