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How To Transfer Your Phone Number to Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio has already shaken the Indian telecom industry with its cheap Internet rates and free voice call plans across the country. If you want a Reliance Jio network connection without giving up your existing mobile phone number, you can take advantage of the company's mobile number portability (MNP) service. Here's how you can transfer your phone number to Reliance Jio.

Transfer Mobile Number to Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio follows the standard mobile number portability process. To transfer your phone number, send PORT followed by your 10-digit phone number to 1900:

You will receive your Unique Porting ID along with the expiration date of the code by text message:

Next, visit any Reliance Digital Xpress or Reliance Digital Xpress mini store with your Aadhaar card and a photograph in tow. Provide your Unique Porting ID to the store associate and walk out with your Reliance Jio SIM.

How To Activate Your Reliance Jio SIM

After acquiring your SIM from Reliance Jio, you will need to activate it before you can use it.

Before you activate your card, wait until your former SIM card begins displaying No Signal. This is when you should put in the new Reliance Jio SIM card in your phone.

N.B.: Once transferred, you can not switch to another telecom service using the MNP service for at least 90 days.

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