How to Activate Jio eSIM: Step-by-Step Guide

How to Activate Jio eSIM: Step-by-Step Guide – eSIM stands for embedded SIM and is a new technology that takes the place of the traditional physical SIM card with a programmable chip integrated into mobile devices. eSIM will allow users to switch between mobile network providers without a physical SIM swap. eSIM offers flexibility and convenience among users and also enables seamless connectivity and the ability to add or change network plans directly.

eSIM technology has become popular among original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Apple, Google, Samsung, etc companies have started providing eSIM support into their products. In this article, we have provided a detailed guide to activate and set up Jio eSIM below.

Benefits of Jio eSIM

No extra device for an additional number – You will receive an additional phone number on your device.

Just activate your eSIM at your fingertips – Offers a quick and easy activation, dual SIM support, and enables a seamless switch between your mobile numbers.

How to Activate Jio eSIM

Here are the simple steps to convert your physical Jio SIM card to eSIM or Transfer your Jio eSIM from one device to another compatible device. Follow the step-by-step guide to set up Jio eSIM on Apple iPhones, Noika, and Vivo phones.

Important Note – To activate the eSIM, Your physical Jio SIM card should be active to send an SMS. The process will require an active internet connection or Mobile data to activate Jio eSIM.

Step 1: Check Your Device Compatibility

  • First of all, Visit the website –
  • Select the device type – SmartphoneSmartwatch, Smart Tablet.
  • Select Brand and Model.
  • Click on Check Compatibility.
  • If your device is compatible, you’ll see a response as “Your device is eSIM compatible“ on the screen.
your device is eSIM compatible

Steps to activate Jio eSIM

Step 1 – Type GETESIM < space ><32-digit EID>< space ><15-digit IMEI> and send it to 199 from the Jio number you wish to activate eSIM on.

199 from the Jio number

Step 2 – Next, you will Type ‘1’ and send the SMS to 199 to share your consent on SMS. With that, you’ll get the eSIM profile and a QR code via SMS and email respectively.

eSIM profile

Step 3 – Within 10 minutes, you will get an IVR call from +91 2235072222 on your Jio number. press ‘1’ to provide your consent on the call. You will require to wait for 2 hours while we process your eSIM request.

eSIM request

Step 4: After 2 hours, you will be sent confirmation via SMS and email to install the Jio Data plan. Connect your eSIM device to Wi-Fi, go to Settings, and select Jio Data Plan Ready to be Installed.

 eSIM device to Wi-Fi

Step 5 – Tap on Continue to proceed with eSIM addition.

eSIM addition

Step 6: Jio eSIM addition will get in progress.

Jio eSIM addition

Step 7 – Jio eSIM activation will be in progress.

Jio eSIM activation will be in progress

Step 8 – Jio eSIM activated and Turned ON.

Jio eSIM activated and Turned ON

List of Jio eSIM Compatible Devices

AppleiPhone 11,
iPhone 11 Pro,
iPhone 11 Pro Max,
iPhone 12,
iPhone 12 Mini,
iPhone 12 Pro,
iPhone 12 Pro Max,
iPhone 13,
iPhone 13 mini,
iPhone 13 Pro,
iPhone 13 Pro Max,
iPhone 14,
iPhone 14 Plus,
iPhone 14 Pro,
iPhone 14 Pro Max
Google PixelPixel 3 Series,
Pixel 4 Series,
Pixel 5 Series,
Pixel 6 Series,
Pixel 7 Series
Next Gen Razr 5G
NokiaG60 5G
SamsungGalaxy Fold,
Galaxy Note 20,
Galaxy Note 20 Ultra,
Galaxy S20,
Galaxy S20 Plus,
Galaxy S20 Ultra,
Galaxy S21,
Galaxy S21 Plus,
Galaxy S21 Ultra,
Galaxy S22,
Galaxy S22 Plus,
Galaxy S22 Ultra,
Galaxy S23,
Galaxy S23 Ultra,
Galaxy S23+,
Galaxy Z Flip,
Galaxy Z Flip 3,
Galaxy Z Flip4,
Galaxy Z Fold 2,
Galaxy Z Fold 3,
Galaxy Z Fold4
VivoX90 Pro

Remember Points while activating Jio eSIM

  • Make sure you have registered your Email ID to your Jio number.
  • Your phone should be connected to a mobile network or Wi-Fi.
  • Do not choose the ‘Remove Data Plan’ or ‘Erase Plan’ option in device settings, as it will permanently delete the eSIM profile.
  • The Activation Code will be applicable for just one-time use on only one device.


How to change my existing Jio SIM to eSIM?

Select from the below given smart devices to understand the complete activation process.

eSIM activation steps in English

What is an eSIM?

It is an embedded SIM in your smart communication device, allowing users to activate your Jio prepaid/postpaid subscription service on the device without using a physical SIM on eSIM-enabled devices. The users can digitally download the Jio SIM profile remotely on an eSIM-enabled device.

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