How to Use Reliance Jio Sim in 3G Phone

How to Use Reliance Jio Sim in 3G Phone

Here is my new tutorial on How to Use Reliance Jio Sim in 3G Phone. As we all know Reliance launches Jio 4G sim Cards with unlimited internet till 31st of December, You can use unlimited  internet till december 31st. Its totally free but Reliance 1st condition for using this sim card is that you have own an 4G Smartphones. But everyone wants to use this Jio 4G sim card in there old 3G devices So guys here i am showing you some tricks to use Reliance Jio 4G sim in your 3G Smartphones. Just check this out…

How to Use Reliance Jio Sim in 3G Phone

Before using this Trick , check your device specifications whether it has mediatek chipset or not.

Remember use this trick at your own risk because this Method is a little bit risky , so please do follow the exact steps , we are not be responsible for any damage which can happen to your mobile. This method will solve How to Use Reliance Jio 4G sim in 3G phone.

How to Use Reliance Jio Sim in 3G Phone

Method 1: Mediatek Processor Only

Before start using this method , check your mobile device specs whether it has mediatek chipset or not. Android version 4.4 will be more preferred i.e Kitkat version. Guys please check your android version, if that didn’t work try restarting your mobile 1-2 times by clearing cache. Incase if you have any doubts comment below, I will help you out. Guys this method is working but you should follow the exact steps, here I am giving one trick to check whether your device is running on mediatek processor on not. The method 1 steps have been changed a little bit but the process is same.

Checking Device for Mediatek or Qualcomn Processor:

  1. First Download CPU Z app Click Here
  2. Install and open this app.
  3. Wait while it retrieves your device information.
  4. Within few seconds you will see all your device information on the screen.
  5. If your device is using Mediatek Chipset then it will reflect with the Logo of Mediatek Chipset on the screen.
  •  First Download & Install MTK Engineering Mode app in your 3G mobile device.

 Download from here

  • This Application will allow you to run an advanced Setup from the Engineering Mode Menu of MTK phones, which is also called SERVICE MODE

Note This: Use this secret menu very carefully. In case if you don’t know on what you are doing then just stop it or don’t do it!!

  • Open the installed app, or dail your mobile device specific code for Engineering Mode
  • Click on the MTK Settings and Select Preferred Network Option.
  • Now you can Select 4G LTE/WCDMA/GSM as network mode and you can save it and turn it off and on your mobile device
  • Once you done the above steps, Shutdown the device
  • Insert your Reliance Jio 4G sim in 1st Slot and keep the 2nd Slot empty.
  • Switch on the device and then you will see jio sim network.

Within 10 minutes you will now get the Jio Network but you will not get the 4G speed still you will get 3G speed, Which is not best speed          but good after all Something is better than nothing.

How to Use Reliance Jio Sim in 3G Phone

Method 2: Qualcomm Chipset Devices (Tested In Redmi 1s and Moto G Series)

Check Your Mobile Specifications does It Has Qualcomm Chipset Or Not. Version 4.4 Kitkat Android Devices Will Be More Preferable. 

  • Download Shortcut Master (Lite) App
  • Install the app & Open It.
  • Click on Menu (vertical Three Dots on top right side)
  • Now Go To Menu then Search for “Service Menu” Or ” Engineering Mode “
  • Then Select “System App” Option For Deep Search. If Found then open it and access to change LTE Bands If that doesn’t work,
  • Once You Got the Engineering Mode , Open It and Select Change LTE Bands.
  • If the above Doesn’t Work Then Dial *#2263# then Select Menu And Click Back Again Then Select Menu.
  • Then Go To Key Input And Enter “0000” without quotes, Then Wait For Couple Of Seconds ,after that You Will Get Popup.
  • Select UE Settings From that Popup, after that Select setting>protocol>NAS>Network Control>Band Selection>LTE Band> The Select “Band 40”.
  • Hola Done Now. Now you can Insert Jio Sim & Check Whether You Are Getting Signals Or Not.
  • Restart the Device and Place it in First Sim Slot.

Method 3: For Moto G and Moto E Users Tested on 1st Generation: (VIDEO PROOF)

Latest news as so many people didn’t understood this step so I am here to show you the 100% working video proof for Moto G users, this is tested on 1st and 2nd generation. Just follow the steps carefully if you have any doubts feel free to ask me in the comments.

  • First visit the Dial-pad, and type this number *#*#4636#*#*
  • Then you will see one page with Testing, click on Phone Information.



  • Scroll down till you find the Set Preferred Network Type drop down menu, click on that.


  • Select the LTE/GSM auto (PRL) option and close it


  • Switch off your mobile put Jio Sim in slot 1 and keep the second slot empty.
  • Switch on now then you will see Jio 4G signal in your mobile.

Congrates!! You Done it…Now enjoy Reliance jio 4G.

Must Read :  15 Best 4G Smartphones Under Rs. 10,000 

Yash Morya

Yash Morya is a Co-founder and Content manager at Nowgadgets. He loves to write about Android Smartphones Tips and Tricks , Android apps, Computer Tips and Tricks, Gadgets Review, Linux. He loves to encourage other peoples towards Technical world.

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