Jio has become a household name in India since the time it brought a revolution in the telecommunication industry two years ago. Jio provided unlimited 4G data for free to its users for several months and hence obtained millions of new users in a short span of time. Currently, it has become number one Internet service provider with unlimited calls for the lifetime. According to a report by leading news portal, Jio had more than 186 million users till April-May 2018.
Jio Sim Benefits:
In this article, I will inform you about some cool Jio Sim Benefits you may not be aware of yet but can definitely avail.
JioCinema: No Netflix or Amazon Prime subscription? No Problem! Watch your favorite movies and TV shows here all for free, you don’t even need to use Jio’s internet to access the website, it will stream on any internet be it your own broadband.
You can also download movies, TV shows, music videos and watch them offline. Jio Cinema is available for Mobile, Tablet, Android TV, Amazon Fire Stick, Apple TV, Tizen Phone and Desktop. Boy! that’s a lot of supported platforms right there.
JioTV: Watch live TV on JioTV that comes bundled free with your Jio Prime membership. JioTV provides 575+ TV channels at your fingertips, including 60+ HD channels. You can pause and play live TV programmes from the point you left off.
If you don’t want to miss your favorite shows, you can set an alert for catching your show by setting a reminder on upcoming programmes. Another great feature of JioTV is that it allows instantly to rewind and forward for 30 seconds on the player itself.
Jio Music– With this, you get access to a music library with over 1.5 crore songs. Jio sim also comes with free JioTune which can be changed right from the music app itself. You can also listen to a preview of the JioTune before setting it right on the music app. One must note that not all songs are eligible for JioTune.
Jio Music provides songs from more than 20 Indian and International languages. It allows you to experience all your favorite songs, albums, playlists and radio in High Definition.
You can take your music along with you wherever you go. Even if you have no internet or are in flight mode, you can listen your songs offline without any charges once you download from the app.
HD Calls using VoLTE:
Jio provides free unlimited calls (provided no commercial use if being taken) with HD quality sound to its users (HD calls will, however, work only when the call is between two Jio Numbers). So practically, you just pay for the Internet usage which is very affordable. Also when you call from your Jio number to another Jio number, call connects very quickly and you will hear ring within no time.
Free Roaming And SMS: Jio provides free roaming and 100 SMS a day along with the internet which is another benefit of having a Jio Sim.
Jio doesn’t comes with any kind of phone balance. So no matter what you do or what you end up subscribing to, no balance will be deducted as there is no concept of having phone balance when it comes to Jio. Pretty Cool Huh!
MyJio App: Using the My Jio app, you can check data usage, get offers, more data plans, and special discount coupons (up to 50 coupons) which helps you save money when you recharge the next time. For example, if you want to activate a plan which provides 3 GB of data per day for Rs. 299 with the validity of 28 days, using Jio’s coupon you pay only Rs. 249.
JioNewsPaper App provides elegant newspaper reading experience with 250+ city editions of leading newspapers. From leading English dailies to regional, the app has newspapers available in more than 10 languages.
Feel the flip of every page like its a real newspaper, clip and highlight news articles and make the app read to you while you do your work.
One can also mark favorite newspaper for auto download and enjoy it in the morning. You can also read all your downloaded newspapers even when you are offline.
JioSecurity App: JioSecurity app provides a secure way to access the internet on your smartphone.
The app claims to protect your device from 10 million malicious apps and 17 million apps with privacy leaks. It has a built-in app advisor to save your phone from 500,000 high data consuming apps.
JioSecurity is not just an antivirus app. It’s a comprehensive mobile security app which also helps you remotely find the location of your phone when it is lost.
Link Guard in the app scans every URL that you receive through text messages, emails or other sources and lets you know whether the URL is safe or not.
JioSwitch App: JioSwitch is an easy to use data transfer application.
Key features of the application are as follows:
Cross-platform: Transfer data between Android and iOS smartphones.
Wireless: Select individual files and share it across.
No limit: Share Photos Videos and music without any size limit.
Fast as Flash: Fastest file transfer happens over 100 times faster than Bluetooth.
No Internet: Works without internet and save on your data package while you transfer files.
Rest of the JioApps:
JioHealthHub App: Following services are provided in the app:
- Book Lab Tests & Health Check-ups
- Book health check-ups & lab tests from reputed & quality certified labs, and get tested at your doorsteps.
- Medical Reports
- Scan, upload and manage all your medical records (lab reports, prescription, medical bills etc.) and securely share them with your doctor, family, and friends with just a single click.
- Read Health Tips & Articles
- Get health tips written by best healthcare providers on JioHealthHub.
JioMoney App: JioMoney is a smart way to make secure digital payments on the go. JioMoney allows you to pay your electricity, phone bills and other bills on the go and also allows to bookmark frequently visited services so you can access them instantly next time.
JioCloud is a storage app for all types of files and sizes. It is accessible from a smartphone, computer or even from TV using the app for respective devices.
You get up to 100 GB of online storage along with various offers. You can also create a backup and access your files from any device and your data can be synced with another device.
JioNet is a useful app to locate and connect to a superfast Wi-Fi network. You can find the nearest Jio hotspot from the app and also get navigation to that spot. Enter your credential once and then you don’t have to enter them again for the same location.
JioNet provides a speed of up to 100Mbps and supports devices such as smartphones, laptops, and tablets.
JioMags: JioMags app provides a vast library of premium and popular magazines with a wide choice in regional content.
A user can highlight, underline, bookmark or let JioMags read out to them, even when you are offline. JioMags also allows enjoying videos, presentations, and podcasts to go along with your articles. You can also set a timer to download magazines at night time.
Recently, Jio has announced 8 GB Data bonus as it completed 215 million users in two years (according to TRAI in June-July). The offer will be applicable from this month onwards in the form of two monthly vouchers. (September – October 2018)
The company has said that the voucher will be credited for this month by 20 September, while the second one will be available sometime in October.
One must notice that no Jio user will be able to consume 8GB at one go. He’ll be able to use 2GB per day, limited to four days in September and October.
Steps Get the Data:
- Open MyJio app
- Sign in with your Jio number or your login ID
- Go to My Plans section in the app
- You will be able to see the details of your plan and additional data available
Jio has partnered with Cadbury to offer 1GB additional data inside the wrappers of Dairy Milk chocolates. Anybody buying this product can click a photo of the empty wrapper to get the data. The company keeps rolling such offers from time to time which gives you additional data for absolutely no additional cost.
These are some features using which you can get maximum benefits as a Jio customer. You think this article was not enough to make you switch to Jio? Let us know in the comments below how your provider is better than Jio.