How to Use Reliance Jio 4G SIM in 3G Phones [6 Simple Steps]

    Reliance Jio is the latest buzz in the Indian mobile space. Everyone is looking to buy a Jio 4G SIM card to enjoy the free 4G data and calls offer for 90 days.

    How to Use Reliance Jio 4G SIM in 3G Phones [6 Simple Steps]

    SEE ALSO: Reliance Jio 4G: List of All 4G Smartphones That Support the Service

    While we have already seen how to get the Jio 4G SIM card for free for all 4G smartphones, today we will see how you use the SIM card from Jio on 3G compatible phones. If you insert the 4G SIM card from Reliance Jio in your 3G phone, the signal bars will not appear on the phone. But, there is a trick to make it work.

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    You can use this trick that is mentioned below to make the 4G SIM card from Jio to work on your 3G phone. However, remember that you can use only 3G service only and this would be considerably faster than the ones provided by the other service providers.

    How to Use Reliance Jio 4G SIM in 3G Phones [6 Simple Steps]

    Also Read: Reliance Jio 4G: List of All 4G Smartphones That Support the Service

    Your 3G smartphone should have these requirements

    The 3G smartphone that you are using should have some requirements to execute this trick. The requirements are given below.

    • Android 4.4 KitKat or above
    • MediaTek chipset

    How to Use Reliance Jio 4G SIM in 3G Phones [6 Simple Steps]

    Steps to use the Jio 4G SIM card on 3G phones

    • To use the Jio SIM card on any 3G phone, you need to follow these steps. Make sure to be careful in proceeding with these steps.
    • First, download and install the MTK Engineering Mode app on your phone from this link.
    • This app will let you run an advanced Setup from the MTK phones' Engineering Mode Menu. This is also known as Service Mode.
    How to Use Reliance Jio 4G SIM in 3G Phones [6 Simple Steps]
    • Open the installed app or enter the mobile specific code for Engineering Mode.
    • Tap on the MTK Settings and Select Preferred Network Option.
    • Then, you need to choose the network mode from 4G LTE, WCDMA or GSM. You can save it and restart your phone.

    PLEASE NOTE: GizBot will not be responsible if anything goes wrong during the process. Users should proceed at their own risk.

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