Everything You Need To Know About Reliance JioFi Pocket Wi-Fi Router

Reliance recently launched the JioFi, a portable Wi-Fi hotspot which uses a Jio SIM enabling you enjoy 4G data on your device. Reliance Jio has extended its Preview offer to the JioFi. Today, we are going to answer some questions regarding the JioFi.

Question: What is JioFi?

Answer: JioFi is a portable Wi-Fi hotspot which allows you to use data on your devices.

Question: Is JioFi available in India?

Answer: Yes, JioFi has been launched in India.

Question: What is the cost of the JioFi device?

Answer: The JioFi has been priced at Rs. 2,899.

Question: Where can I buy the JioFi?

Answer: The JioFi is available at all Reliance Digital stores and Dx Mini Stores.

Question: What is the Jio Preview offer?

Answer: As part of the preview offer, you will get unlimited data, voice, SMS services and premium apps for 90 days for free.

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Question: Which apps are a part of the Jio preview offer?

Answer: JioPlay, JioOnDemand, JioBeats, JioMags, JioXpressNews, JioDrive, JioSecurity and JioMoney are the apps available with the preview offer.

Question: Is the preview offer available on JioFi?

Answer: Yes, the Jio preview offer is available for JioFi.

Question: How can I avail the Jio Preview Offer with the JioFi device?

Answer: To avail the Jio preview offer, you need to get a Jio SIM after buying a Jiofi device.

JioFi steps

Question: How to get a Jio SIM?

Answer: To get a Jio SIM for your JioFi device, you need to submit your proof of identity and address documents and fill up a Customer Acquisition form at a Reliance digital store to avail a Jio SIM.

Question: What documents do I need to get a Jio SIM for JioFi device?

Answer:  You need to carry your original and a copy of valid Proof of Address (POA), Proof of Identity (POI) documents along with a passport size photograph. You also need to take your JioFi bill with you.

Question: How much time will it take for the Jio SIM to get activated?

Answer: Once you submit your documents, your Jio SIM will be ready for tele-verification within the next 4 hours. Your Jio SIM will get activated within 1 hour of tele-verification.

Question: How many device can I connect to the JioFi?

Answer: While JioFi allows you to connect up to 31 devices, it is recommended that you don’t connect more than 10 devices at once.

Question: Can I connect my device using USB?

Answer: Yes, JioFi allows you to connect 1 device using USB.

Question: What are the LED lights on the JioFi?

Answer: The lights on your JioFi device are indicators for battery, 4G network connectivity and WiFi connectivity status.


Question: How do I use my JioFi device?

Answer: To use the JioFi device, you need to follow these steps:

  • Insert the battery and activated Jio SIM in the device.
  • Turn on the device.
  • Turn on Wi-Fi on your smartphone/tablet.
  • Connect to JioFi.
  • Enter the password mentioned on the battery cover.

Question: How to make calls using the Jio SIM?

Answer: To make calls using the Jio SIM, you need to install the JioJoin app on your smartphone and connect to the JioFi to make calls.

Question: Can I use JioFi to share data on non 4G devices?

Answer: Yes, you can connect any device that supports Wi-Fi with your JioFi device.

Question: How to change setting on the JioFi?

Answer: To change setting on your JioFi device, you need to open the JioFi Web Configuration Panel.

Question: How to open the JioFi Web Configuration Panel?

Answer: To open the configuration panel, use you pc/mobile to go to this address while it is connected to a JioFi device –  http://jiofi.local.html/index.html.

Question: How to change JioFi WiFi password ?

Answer: Go to the JioFi web configuration panel and follow these steps:

  • Go to ‘Settings’ Tab.
  • Select ‘WiFi’ menu.
  • Enter new password under in the ‘Security Key’ section.
  • Then click on ‘Apply’ and then ‘Update’.

Question: What is the capacity of JioFi’s battery?

Answer: The JioFi comes with a 2,300 mAh battery.

Question: How long does the JioFi battery last?

Answer: The JioFi lasts up to six hours.

Question: How long does it take to charge the JioFi?

Answer: It takes up to 3 hours to charge the JioFi.