Jio MNP: How to port your mobile number from Airtel, Vi and BSNL to Jio

Since Jio was introduced in India back in 2016, it has revolutionized the telecom sector. By using its extensive 4G VoLTE connection and aggressive ambitions, the company has quickly overcome some of India's most known telecom players to become the largest mobile network operator in the nation, with more than 400 million users. You don't need to change your mobile number if you want to join the Jio bandwagon. By using the MNP (Mobile Number Portability) feature, which is accessible through offline and online channels, you can switch from Airtel, Vi, and BSNL to Jio effortlessly whether you have a prepaid or postpaid plan.

We'll go into great depth about how to transfer your current Airtel, Vi, or BSNL mobile number to Jio's prepaid or postpaid service in this article, along with the advantages it provides and other relevant information.

Advantage of porting your mobile number to Jio

You will have access to one of India's fastest mobile networks and some unmatched price offers to offer the best value if you decide to move to Jio. The operator provides prepaid and postpaid customers with free 4G phone and data services, free unlimited roaming within India, and free outgoing SMS, among other perks. Additionally, Jio offers free subscriptions to Jio multimedia apps and no additional fees for OTT services like Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime, and Netflix, making music and video streaming simply to access (mobile).

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to port your mobile number from your current Airtel, Vi, or BSNL connection to Jio now that you are aware of all you're getting into.

How to change your phone number to Jio

Visit the closest Jio Store or Jio Retailer to start the MNP process. Jio offers you the option to get your new SIM card delivered by placing an online request through its website or on the MyJio app if you don't want to visit the offline store. It should be noted that postpaid connections are the only ones for which online SIM booking is currently possible.

Port to Jio via offline store

  • To create a UPC (Unique Porting Code), send the keyword PORT to 1900, followed by a space, and then your Airtel, Vi, or BSNL mobile number.
  • You will receive a message from 1901 soon with the UPC and the time and day that the code is valid, as well as its expiration date you can submit the SMS request again to receive a new UPC if your code expires before you can continue.
  • You must now present your UPC code to a customer service rep when you enter the nearest Jio Store or Jio Retailer. Don't forget to bring your id and your original address proof (Aadhar Card, Pan Card, Voter ID, or Driving Licence)
  • Port to Jio via website
  • Click here to access the home delivery section of and set up home delivery of the Jio SIM.
  • To generate an OTP, type your full name and 10-digit Airtel, Vi, or BSNL mobile number, then tap Get SIM.
  • Click on Verify and enter the 6-digit OTP you received through text message on your current phone number (tap Resend code if you didn't receive an OTP).
  • Choose your selected plan (prepaid or postpaid), then tap Continue after selecting the Port to Jio option.
  • Click Submit to submit an MNP request after entering your full address, PIN code, and flat or house number on the screen that appears.
  • After submitting the form, a Jio home delivery person will call you to confirm your details and set up a time for the delivery of the new SIM.
  • Send the text PORT followed by a 10-digit mobile number to 1900 to get the UPC code and its expiry time/date in the meantime. Later, you'll require it.
  • To receive the newly transferred SIM, present it to the Jio home delivery agent along with your original Aadhaar card or any other form of identification and address verification.

Port to Jio via MyJio app

  • Get the MyJio app from the App Store or Google Play Store.
  • Select the "Not a Jio User?" option after opening the app.
  • Go to the next screen and select Port-in to Jio.
  • To obtain an OTP through SMS, provide your entire name along with your 10-digit Airtel, Vi, or BSNL mobile number.
  • Click on Verify after entering the 6-digit OTP you received on your current phone number (tap Resend code if you didn't receive an OTP).
  • If you want to port your current number into Jio or get a new one, you will be prompted. Check the box labeled "Port-in to Jio."
  • Next, decide whether you want a prepaid SIM or a postpaid SIM connection.
  • To submit an MNP request, enter your full address, your PIN code, and your flat or house number. Then tap the Proceed button.
  • Once you've finished filling out the form, a Jio employee will call you to confirm your information for the delivery of the ported SIM.

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