Got a new phone? and now you want to convert your physical SIM into eSIM. Turning your physical SIM into an eSIM is very simple and can be easily done sitting at the comfort of your home.
In this blog you will know how to convert your Jio physical SIM into Jio eSIM. All networks have different process for changing to an eSIM. You can easily change to Jio eSIM in a few simple steps.
What is an eSIM?
An eSIM also know as an embedded SIM, is a small integrated SIM chip that is embedded directly into your device, such as a smartphone and a tablet. It works similarly to a physical SIM card inserted into a mobile phone, only difference is that it is already pre-installed on the device. Once it is activated by a telecom operator that offers eSIM services, you can enjoy a seamless mobile network connection.
eSIM is an innovation in the world of mobile technology where you do not need a physical SIM to unleash the power of a mobile network. Simply activate the eSIM on your device and get connected just like that. With Jio eSIM, the experience is all the more instant, effortless, and seamless.
How to convert existing Jio SIM to eSIM?
Step 1: Raise eSIM activation requestSMS ‘GETESIM<32 Digit EID><15 Digit IMEI>’ to 199 from the device with an active Jio SIM. If your email ID is not updated, you’ll get a reply asking to update it for reinitiating the process.
Step 2: Share eSIM number for eSIM processingType SIMCHG <19-digit eSIM number> and send the SMS to 199. After two hours, you will receive an update on eSIM processing.
Step 3: Confirm and activate eSIMSMS ‘1’ to 183 to request an automated call from +91 2235072222. Press ‘1’ on the call to confirm. After that, install ‘Data plan’ on your device to activate eSIM following the below steps.
Key points to remember while activating Jio eSIM
Before you proceed to configure your phone, make sure your phone is connected to a mobile network or Wi-Fi.
Do not select the ‘Remove Data Plan’ or ‘Erase Plan’ option in device settings, as it will permanently delete the eSIM profile.
If it gets removed unknowingly or accidentally, visit your nearest Jio Store, Reliance Digital, or Jio retailer with Proof of Identity and a photograph for the SIM swap process.
The Activation Code is unique and is applicable for just one-time use on only one device.
All devices have different activation steps.
click on the phone brand for eSIM activation steps
What are the methods to get Jio eSIM?
For obtaining a new Jio eSIM connection, customer needs to visit the nearest Jio Store with there eSIM supported device, fulfill the KYC requirements and request for eSIM.
You will need to provide your Proof of Identity and address to complete the KYC requirements.
The list of documents for a new connection remains the same as applicable for a physical SIM based connection.
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