Bookings for Reliance Jio Phone will start from Next Week. The 4G feature mobile will be available on a ‘first come, first serve basis’. While there is an option of an online booking for the device, you also have the choice to do it via SMS as well. Jio Phone will be available for Pre-booking from August 24. You will have to pay a refundable security deposit of Rs 1,500. This deposit will be refunded after 36 months on the return of the phone, making the price of the mobile be effectively zero.
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani took everyone by surprize when he unveiled the Jio phone and its price. The offer included lifelong free voice calls bundled with 4G data streaming at an effective price of zero. Ambani made the big announcement at the company’s 40th annual shareholder meeting.
How to Book Jio Phone Online?
First, you need to log on to the company’s website “Jio.com”. Here, you need to click on the tab called ‘Keep me posted’. Now, you will be taken to a ‘Register Interest’ page. Here the portal will ask you to share your details. You need to fill the info based on your needs. There are separate forms for ‘Individuals’ and ‘Businesses’. After submitting the details, you will receive an email from Jio, confirming the same. You will then receive the phone when your number in the queue comes up.
How to Book Jio Phone Via SMS?
First, the users type JP and then enter Pin code of the phone, later the users need to enter the Jio retailer store code which is four digits and send SMS to 7021170211.
The format of SMS is JP <PIN CODE> <Store code> send SMS to 7021170211. The user will get a confirmation message about the registration and the delivery of the Jio Phone.
Jio Feature Phone Delivery Date:
The Jio Phone will be delivered between September 1 and September 4 for those who place the order right now. The delivery time might go up depending on the number of booking over the coming week.
Aadhaar Number for Jio Phone Booking:
To order Jio Phone, users need to submit the photocopy of your Aadhaar card to the retailer and should be authorized by Jio retailer. The users can get only one Jio Phone per Aadhaar number. The details of your Aadhaar will be uploaded in centralized software so that you will not be able to book more than one Jio Phone for one aadhar number. The software will assign you a token number which is needed at the time of receiving.
Though the Jio Phone is zero of cost, the customers need to pay a refundable amount of Rs 1500 at the pickup time of the Jio Phone in the Jio retail store. You need not pay any amount when you submit Aadhaar card number.