If you are struggling to use the Reliance Jio SIM on your 3G phone, this article helps you a lot. Please share the article with your friends also.
Reliance Jio is a 4G only service & to use it you must have a 4G supported smartphone with you. But those who are having 3G phones need not to disappointed. Follow this guide.
Requirements for Reliance Jio SIM on 3G phone
First, you have to obtain a Free Reliance Jio SIM through any previous methods I explained in our website.
Your phone must run Qualcomm Snapdragon or Mediatek chipset. Almost 99% of the smartphones equipped with any one of the chipsets. So You need to identify the chipset of your phone first by below technique. Before proceeding place the activated Reliance Jio 4G SIM in your 3G phone.
How to find Chipset of your Android phone?
Download the CPU-Z app from the Google Play Store. Open it after the installation finishes, and it presents you all the hardware information of your device including the model of your chipset. Follow the below steps depending on the chipset your phone belongs.
For Qualcomm Chipsets using Jio SIM on 3G phone
Download the Shortcut Master (Lite) application from the Google Play Store. Once the installation finished, open the app and select Service Menu or Engineering Mode option from the main Menu. Now again select “System App” option if available there on your phone model. Finally, you need to change LTE bands here.
If you are not able to find System App option, Dial *#2263# from the dialer, once the screen appears, go to Menu just tap “Back” option. Now again open Menu, this time, tap on “Key Input” option and enter 0000 as the value data for the option.
Once you entered 0000 a few seconds later, one popup will appear on the screen, Select “UE Settlings” option from the popup menu & select “Setting>protocol>NAS>Network Control>Band Selection>LTE Band. Now select the Band 40 from the available LTE bands. Now you can check signal & restart your 3G phone. It will work fine now.
For Mediatek Chipsets using Jio SIM on 3G phone
Download MTK Engineering Mode application from the Google Play Store on your 3G phone. Once the app installed, open it and dial your phone specific Engineering mode code to open engineering code. The code changes from phone to phone. So find out the correct code for your phone model.
Once the Service mode opens, in the MTK Settings, you need to configure Preferred network option. Select 45 LTE/WCDMA/GSM from the settings as the network mode option. Once selection finished restart your phone. Now your Jio 4G SIM smoothly works on your 3G mobile.