Mukesh Ambani-led telco, Reliance Jio offers a number of portable broadband devices under its JioFi series. These portable devices allow users to create a personal Wi-Fi hotspots to connect multiple devices to the internet. The JioFi devices allow a user to connect up to 10 devices wirelessly and one through a USB connection.
Every JioFi device comes with a JioFi number, which is the number of the 4G SIM installed in the device for connecting to the high-speed data. Needless to say, if you lose the JioFi number, you won’t be able to recharge your JioFi device with Jio 4G data packs. Therefore, we have listed two simple ways to find out your JioFi number if you ever happen to lose it.
2 ways to find out your JioFi number
- Through the My Jio app
- Through SMS
Through the My Jio app
The most simple way to find out your JioFi number is by using the My Jio app on your smartphone. Simply follow the steps below:
- Download the My Jio app on your smartphone from the Play Store or App Store
- Login with your Jio ID and password
Once you have logged into the app, you will be able to see your JioFi number on the top.
If you don’t have access to a smartphone, you can also find out your JioFi number by sending an SMS. These are the steps required:
- Open the Messages app on your phone
- If using a Jio number, type your JioFi device IMEI number in the body and send an SMS to 199
- If using a non-Jio number, type your JioFi device IMEI number in the body and send an SMS to 7021799999
How to find your JioFi IMEI number
In case you are wondering how to know find out the IMEI number of your JioFi device, there are two ways of knowing it. The IMEI number is mentioned on the packaging of the JioFi device. In case you have thrown away the package, you can open the battery compartment and remove the battery to reveal the IMEI sticker.
Is JioFi faster than Jio SIM?
Technically JioFi uses a Jio 4G SIM and the same Jio network as smartphone users. However, the JioFi router has been designed to optimize data services more than a regular smartphone and thus JioFi offers faster speeds than a Jio SIM in a phone.
Can JioFi work without battery?
JioFi 3 and JioFi 4 models work without battery, on direct power. However, older models like JioFi and JioFi 2 require battery to operate.
Which is the best JioFi recharge plan that offers 3GB daily data?
The Rs 401 JioFi plan is the best option if you use a lot of data. The plan offers 3GB data per day along with 6GB additional data. Other benefits include Jio to Jio unlimited calling, free Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription and Jio apps access.