Reliance Jio is the largest telecom provider in India when it comes to wireless subscriber base, according to the latest data from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). It has a 35.54 per cent market share compared to Airtel’s 29.83 per cent and Vodafone Idea (Vi) 24.20 per cent. In February this year, Jio added the highest number of subscribers and added 4.2 million new wireless subscribers. A lot of customers prefer Jio because of its services as well as budget friendly plans as compared to other operators. Customers who are not using Jio SIM card can easily buy one or port for Jio and once they get their SIM, it needs to be activated.
live Once you have purchased a new SIM card the SIM activation process can be started. After submitting all the documents, an SMS is sent to the customers on their alternate number asking them to tele-verify. If you do not receive the SMS, you may have to wait for 7 days or call 1800-8899-999 to check the status of your application.
How to Activate Your Jio SIM (Voice + Data)
Make a call on 1977 using the phone in which you have Jio SIM.
You will be asked to enter a five digit T-PIN (Tele-Verification PIN) to complete the tele-verification process. This PIN must be present in the SMS sent to your alternate number.
If you do not receive the T-PIN on your alternate number, call 1977 or 1800-890-1977 to resend the T-PIN.
Enter the five digit T-PIN.
Alternatively, you can enter the last four digits of your Aadhaar number.
After you have successfully completed the steps, your Jio SIM should be activated.
If your SIM is not activated, wait for a few hours. If it still doesn’t activate, contact Jio customer support. It is to be noted that the tele-verification process needs to be completed within 30 days of placing an order for a new SIM. Failure to do so will result in the order being cancelled.
How to Activate Your Jio SIM (Data Only)
- If you want to activate data only services on your Jio SIM, then dial 1800-890-1977 from any number.
- Choose your preferred language.
- You will be asked to enter your Jio number.
- Once done, the data services should be activated on your Jio SIM.
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