Free 4G Jio SIM has become one of the hottest topics in India from last few weeks. If you are still unaware of Jio SIM, then let me tell you that Reliance has announced a new 4G network “Jio” which will allow access to free 4G internet for 90 days from the date of activation of the SIM card. In addition, you will also get free calling facilities (Local + STD) to any network for the lifetime. These offers from Jio has bought a revolution in India, and every other private network is suffering from the customer as well income loss.
Let’s get back to our main topic, “How much time will it take to activate Jio SIM?” The answer to this question is very simple for Jio staff, as I was told that it would get activated in 4-5 days. After five days, I contacted the Digital Store again, this time, they said the volume of Jio SIM activation is very high so that it might take few more days.
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I purchased Jio SIM on 26th August from a Digital Store in V3S Mall, Delhi. There was a huge rush in the store that were trying to get the SIM, so they have maintained a token system. Luckily I was able to get the SIM without any difficulties. I was very excited to check the 4G speed in my area, but it has been almost nine days, and my Jio SIM is still not activated, nor I got any SMS from the company. I think the SIM will be functional by today evening or by tomorrow, as out of these nine days, there were four non-business days.
According to Reliance they have answered this question as below:
“Once the Customer Acquisition Form and Proof of Address, Proof of Identity and photograph have been submitted, your Jio SIM should be ready for Tele-verification within the next 4 hours. You will receive an SMS on your registered mobile number informing you that your Jio SIM is ready for Tele-verification. Your SIM should be activated and ready for use within 1 hour of successful Tele-verification.”
But it seems that due to heavy rush and high volume sale, the time frame for SIM activation has been increased. So what is your story? Is your Jio SIM has been activated? When did you purchased the Jio 4G SIM and from which place? Did you make any extra efforts to activate your Jio SIM, or you are lucky enough to get it functional without any problem? Please let us known by commenting below.