Reliance is slowly partnering with the smartphone brands to offer the free Jio 4G SIM card to the buyers. First, it was with a bunch of Samsung smartphones that the offer was available, and now we’re getting to see the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 users too getting the free SIM offer.

One of our readers mentioned about the same while on the way to Reliance Digital to confirm the same and get the free Jio 4G SIM card. It is quite a different procedure, though, where you are required to download the whole suite of apps that are listed under the My Jio section.

Also: Got 4G phone? Try getting the Jio 4G Preview Offer SIM

Redmi Note 3 Jio 4G

How to get free Jio 4G SIM card with Redmi Note 3?

You’ll have to go to Google Play Store and download the My Jio App. Here’s the link for the same.

Once you download and install that, open the app and you’ll see a list of apps, about 10 of them to install each of them by going to the Play Store. Once you are done with all of this, you’ll have to wait for a few minutes, and even try changing your network connectivity (Wi-Fi to Data or vice-versa).

Then, open the My Jio section and you’ll be able to get the option “Get Jio SIM”. Tap on that and you’ll be seeing the step by step procedure to generate the preview code and how to get the SIM and it’s activation details.

I’ve just taken out my Redmi Note 3 to see if it works, and the picture here is the proof. Downloaded all the apps and after that, it shows the option to get the SIM card. Whether it will work or not, and if I am going to get the SIM card by visiting the Reliance Digital store, that is yet to be checked.

Do you have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 3? If yes, this is worth a try, since you will be getting a free SIM card with three months of unlimited data, calling, and SMS. Also, we are hoping that just like the case with the SIM given to Samsung smartphone owners, the SIM might not be locked to that particular device.

We’ll update this page with any information that we get, either from the Jio team or from Xiaomi about any partnership, if they did, or if this is a glitch. UPDATE: The user got the SIM from Reliance Digital, so this works perfectly, and the SIM is awaiting activation.

One question that many have, is whether the SIM is IMEI locked or is it going to work on other phones as well. We contacted the person who got the SIM card, and he says that Reliance Digital didn’t take any details from him about the IMEI of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.

Jio 4G SIM IMEI Not Locked

Update 2: We tried to reach out to the Reliance Jio team and they don’t have any communication about any partnership other than the Samsung Jio 4G partnership for now, so this is a technical glitch and won’t last for long, probably. Till then, you can try and get the coupon code and get the SIM card.

Thank you Manoj Nagendra for the tip.

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106 Comments

  • a, Jul 22, 2016 @ 5:55 am Reply

    Please update quickly.

  • Harsha, Jul 22, 2016 @ 6:29 am Reply

    I read I n some other website that using redmi note 3 he got a sim.he is using it fine.waiting for your update.

    • Ganesh, Sep 4, 2016 @ 4:35 am Reply

      Redmi note3 me get jio sim nahi dekha raha kuch help karo

  • harsha, Jul 22, 2016 @ 6:58 am Reply

    got it on my one plus 3 as well

    • Selvam, Jul 22, 2016 @ 7:16 am Reply

      Will it work on One plus 2? will Jio provide preview ofer for one plus mobiles?

      • harsha, Jul 22, 2016 @ 9:45 am Reply

        I don’t weather jio provide preview offer or not but u can get the code as of now on oneplus 2.using that code if u r lucky enough u can get the sim

  • NImish, Jul 22, 2016 @ 8:59 am Reply

    Followed the steps, and now have a Jio SIM with me, hopefully will be activated by the evening.

    • Siva, Sep 3, 2016 @ 9:20 am Reply

      Me also install all apps but no mentioned get gio sim..

  • harsha, Jul 22, 2016 @ 9:41 am Reply

    just now got the sim from reliance digital using one plus 3. the guy over there has no clue about one pluse brand even, he asked how did i get it.I showed him.we are able to get the code because there is some glitch in the app it may be rectified.But if are lucky enough u can get the sim(first i visited xpress mini they told that they don’t have any such offer,but later i went to reliance digital they gave me sim by taking proof and photo.)
    I was told it will be activated on Sunday or Monday “I hope it gets activated”.

  • Vamshi Naresh, Jul 22, 2016 @ 9:51 am Reply

    Harsha/Nimish – Please let us know once the sim is activated and you are able to use the services

    • harsha, Jul 22, 2016 @ 10:10 am Reply

      sure

    • Nimish Gupta, Jul 23, 2016 @ 6:41 am Reply

      Activated yesterday evening and using it since then. However right now it’s not showing as unlimited, instead its showing as 2GB data and 100 mins voice.

  • SANTOSH R, Jul 22, 2016 @ 10:51 am Reply

    I downloaded jio app on red mi note 3 but my jio app asking for id & password for signing up.
    What is solution.
    Waiting for reply.
    Thanks

    • harsha, Jul 22, 2016 @ 11:41 am Reply

      download all the apps turn off the data and wifi. now open myjio app you will get that “get jio sim option” now turn on the data and press that u will get code in few steps.

    • Siva, Sep 3, 2016 @ 9:21 am Reply

      Me also

  • Pugal, Jul 22, 2016 @ 12:02 pm Reply

    I followed the steps and got the coupon code in my redm note 3i, So I can surely get the jio SIM right? will any other thing that deny me to get the SIM?

  • vibhu, Jul 22, 2016 @ 3:51 pm Reply

    I have tried the procedure .and installed all apps..but “” the get Jio sim”” option has not appeared…I

  • Pooja, Jul 23, 2016 @ 6:58 am Reply

    I collected SIM from Digital Express on Redmi Note today and had no problem. The Guy there told me they have received instructions to give SIM for Redmi Note yesterday only. No bill etc required. Just show the code and ID/address proof. Waiting for activation. Thanks to Chetan

    • harsha, Jul 23, 2016 @ 7:39 am Reply

      which city are u from.

    • Sanjay Raikwar, Jul 23, 2016 @ 8:34 am Reply

      Hey Frnd, I have redmi Note 3 nd i have downloaded my jio app nd all the jio apps inside it…nd i received my coupon code too…But when i went to digital mini express..the guy there refused me to give sim…he said that he has no instructions to give sim on redmi note 3….plz help me…tell me…how can i get jio sim for my Redmi note 3

      • harsha, Jul 23, 2016 @ 2:53 pm Reply

        try your luck with other stores.show them the code in the app or tell them that code is from ur dad’s samsung phone.

      • Siva, Sep 3, 2016 @ 9:22 am Reply

        Me also

  • Pooja, Jul 24, 2016 @ 8:26 am Reply

    Update: Even though I managed to collect a SIM from Reliance express store yesterday, I received a call today to say the scheme is not valid for Redmi Note 3 and the SIM will not be activated.

  • harsha, Jul 24, 2016 @ 4:55 pm Reply

    I got my sim on Friday using one plus 3,it is not yet activated.so i have visited reliance digital in Hyderabad where i bought my sim.they told that this glitch in the app came into light so they have orders from higher officials to not issue sim’s to all.so they stopped issuing sim’s to all from yesterday . only lyf and Samsung devises will be issued sim. then i asked about my sim,he told as we issued sim to you it will be activated tomorrow.”those who got sim will be activated but no new sim’s will be issued.”

  • Bimal sinha, Jul 25, 2016 @ 4:00 am Reply

    I downloaded jio app on redmi note 3 and jio othar 10 jio apps..And turn off data and wifi.Now i open my jio app but i have tried the all procedure but “the get jio sim” option has not appeared.
    What is solution.
    Wating for reply.
    Thanks

  • Bimal sinh, Jul 25, 2016 @ 4:23 am Reply

    xiaomi redmi note 3 me mane my jio app instal kiya.aur jio ka 10 othar app instal kya.uske bad mane my jio open kiya aur data & wifi turn off kiya, all baground app kill kya.tab jakar me ne jio app open kya lakin get jio sim offer nahi aiya.kya karu sir ji

    • Rajesh, Sep 2, 2016 @ 5:06 am Reply

      xiaomi redmi note 3 me mane my jio app instal kiya.aur jio ka 10 othar app instal kya.uske bad mane my jio open kiya aur data & wifi turn off kiya, all baground app kill kya.tab jakar me ne jio app open kya lakin get jio sim offer nahi aiya.kya karu sir ji

  • master mind, Jul 25, 2016 @ 7:43 am Reply

    it was only available on saturday..it was only glitch and that’s over..only lucky users got the sim.. 😉

  • Manav, Jul 26, 2016 @ 3:53 pm Reply

    Main thing is that will the sim get active? Because iemi no is traced. So if they found it not a high end samsung or their partners iemi the sim will not active. Me to got a sim by telling them that i have a Samsung s6 but with my brother.
    Never mention that u dnt have a Samsung high end mobile. I am also waiting for the activation. I i get the sim active i will definitely help others to get a sim nd active it.

  • Bimal sinha, Jul 26, 2016 @ 4:28 pm Reply

    I downloaded jio app on redmi note 3 and jio othar 10 jio apps..And turn off data and wifi.Now i open my jio app but i have tried the all procedure but “the get jio sim” option has not appeared.
    What is solution.
    Please help me…

  • Sandeep, Aug 12, 2016 @ 12:05 pm Reply

    I also have tried many time on my redmi note 3 with follow all the process but i didn’t get option for get jio sim.

    Please assist to get the get jio sim screen .

  • karmdip, Aug 13, 2016 @ 1:04 pm Reply

    sir I will be buy redmi note 3 in 15 aug than can you tell me I will be eligible to buy jio by installing apps?

  • Ronit, Aug 23, 2016 @ 2:28 am Reply

    Is it available in redmi note 3 16gb??

  • Suhail, Aug 23, 2016 @ 3:18 pm Reply

    No stores are not giving sim for rn3 they want only samsung and lg phones for proof . they are generating barcode again and giving sims on the spot.

  • mr awesome, Aug 25, 2016 @ 6:15 am Reply

    Downloaded all apps from my jio..but dint get any option get jio sim after opening the my jio app…plz help…tryied many times..in redmi note 3 16gb!
    Thanks!
    8879983055

    • sahil, Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:31 am Reply

      Hlw sir my phone is Redmi note3 16gb who to Get jio sim ham to my jio app download kar liue h kaisai hoga mere phone m Redmi note 13 16gb

    • Siva, Sep 3, 2016 @ 9:29 am Reply

      If you know that please tell me. Me also same problem

  • Biswajit Nath, Aug 26, 2016 @ 3:13 pm Reply

    It’s not working. Tried several times.

  • King, Aug 28, 2016 @ 11:33 am Reply

    Hello friends I’m using Xioami Redmi Note 3 and get a coupon code easily and going to Reliance store n get a 4G sim anyone like to Contact me for errors in getting code contact me I’m help u for getting coupon code on Redmi Note 3
    My whatsapp +917240918243

  • Satyendra, Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:40 am Reply

    Ar bhai sab kuch karneke bad vi Nehin aa raha he get the jio Sim option redmi note 3

  • imran, Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:47 am Reply

    Comment Text. kya redmi note 3 me Jo 2gb rm hai usme relience jio 4g support karega air kya ye 4g volte phone hai …!

  • harsh, Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:07 pm Reply

    I have red me note 3 but the icon of get my jio sim is not appearing …what is the solution plz rply

  • Vikram mahlan, Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:45 am Reply

    I also have redmi note 3 but there is no link to get jio sim plzzzzzz help me as soon as possible

  • Harshad Baria, Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:28 am Reply

    You guys just have to download old version of myjio app… 3.2.05 version….
    Becoz there is a bug in it… They fixed it in new version…
    So my advise is
    1. Download all hip apps
    2. Turn off data.
    3 . you will see get Jio sim sign.
    4. Turn on data and click on get Jio sim.
    5. Its done.

    Enjoy…

    I did the same… And worked for me…
    Thank you…

  • Harshad Baria, Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:29 am Reply

    You guys just have to download old version of myjio app… 3.2.05 version….
    Becoz there is a bug in it… They fixed it in new version…
    So my advise is
    1. Download all jio apps
    2. Turn off data.
    3 . you will see get Jio sim sign.
    4. Turn on data and click on get Jio sim.
    5. Its done.

    Enjoy…

    I did the same… And worked for me…
    Thank you…

    • Srishty, Aug 31, 2016 @ 1:28 pm Reply

      Hey plz help i download all d jio apps but thre is no optn of ‘get jio sim card’ … Help me

    • Aniket, Sep 8, 2016 @ 2:41 pm Reply

      i m not get bar code in Redmi note 3
      get jio sim ka option aa rha hai par uspe click krne par our system couldn’t process your transaction please try again later aa rha hai..maine bahut baar try kiya..but same problem aa rha hai. pls help me sir

  • Mandeep singh, Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:20 am Reply

    When will mi be the partner of jio so that we can officially get the jio sim ?? Please help us all ..

  • riyaj, Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:17 am Reply

    My phone red mi note3 bio sim not been offer

  • jagan, Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:35 pm Reply

    Please launch jio sim for redmi mobiles

  • kiran, Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:54 pm Reply

    My mobile is redmi note 3 bar not generated in my mobile give suggestion

  • Jaydeep, Aug 31, 2016 @ 4:18 am Reply

    I buy on amazon .. not work on my redmi note 3.

  • AKASH, Sep 1, 2016 @ 4:13 am Reply

    1. Download my jio app
    2. Download all jio app.
    3. I close my jio apps.
    4. I turn off data or wifi.
    5 . Then i reopen my jio without internet.
    6.not getting any option for GET JIO SIM.
    PLEASE HELP ME

  • Ravi, Sep 1, 2016 @ 5:09 am Reply

    M from thane Maharashtra, i got JIO sim on my redmi note 3 from DX mini i also use data of 2 GB but after that m unable to use more data…. Cause they offered only 2 GB data cause Xiaomi is not listed in jio’s preview offr…..

    If someone needs jio sim so mail me n I’ll tell u the trick….

    • Mohan singh, Sep 5, 2016 @ 4:05 am Reply

      Suggestion for redmi note 3 for Reliance jio sim

  • Manish, Sep 1, 2016 @ 12:14 pm Reply

    I have downloaded the my jio app from play store but in the jio app one app is not installed so tell me what can i do for this

  • sanjay saini, Sep 1, 2016 @ 3:27 pm Reply

    Sir please launch jio sim for red mi Mobile

  • sanjay saini, Sep 1, 2016 @ 3:31 pm Reply

    Agar aap red mi mobile Ke sath bio sim card launch karenge to aapki company ko bahut fhayda hogs please jio sim card launch kijiye na sir

  • sanjay saini, Sep 1, 2016 @ 3:32 pm Reply

    Please launched by jio sim card

  • abhinav, Sep 1, 2016 @ 4:54 pm Reply

    Finally got my barcode… 😀

    • Siva, Sep 3, 2016 @ 9:37 am Reply

      How please tell me

  • Nishant Rsj, Sep 1, 2016 @ 6:41 pm Reply

    Please launch by jio 4g

  • Priya Jyoti, Sep 2, 2016 @ 2:34 am Reply

    There not showing “get jio sim” in My jio app .I installed all app related to My jio app

  • Nidhin, Sep 2, 2016 @ 4:32 am Reply

    Friends I didn’t get the ‘get Jio sim’ option in my redme not3 why?.

  • Rajesh, Sep 2, 2016 @ 5:06 am Reply

    xiaomi redmi note 3 me mane my jio app instal kiya.aur jio ka 10 othar app instal kya.uske bad mane my jio open kiya aur data & wifi turn off kiya, all baground app kill kya.tab jakar me ne jio app open kya lakin get jio sim offer nahi aiya.kya karu sir ji

  • kishan, Sep 2, 2016 @ 10:39 am Reply

    Why I hv nt got code in lenovo vibe p1m40.bt my frnd using this phone got code.plz help

  • amit, Sep 2, 2016 @ 11:00 am Reply

    My mobile lenovo a6000 not genret barcoad

  • manish kumar, Sep 2, 2016 @ 2:13 pm Reply

    yr ye new version ka kya seen h plzz someone help yr I don’t get jio sim option on my rminote3 jio app

  • Divya, Sep 2, 2016 @ 3:46 pm Reply

    I download all apps of jio but didn’t get option of get jio sim ( red mi note 3) plzzz heip

  • shubham, Sep 2, 2016 @ 4:52 pm Reply

    mere pass Samsung j7 h uspr se mne card liya h bt usko m mi note 3 m daluga toh free net toh nhi jyega?

  • Nidhin, Sep 2, 2016 @ 5:25 pm Reply

    Please tell me how its work in redme note3

  • Navketan, Sep 3, 2016 @ 3:28 am Reply

    REDMI VERY BAD PHONE NOT PARCHGE YOU

  • Akib, Sep 3, 2016 @ 11:00 am Reply

    I am also not getting ‘get jio sim” option in my redmi note 3. what can i do

  • Sandeep, Sep 3, 2016 @ 12:24 pm Reply

    Redmi Note 3 not support jio sim

  • Sandeep, Sep 3, 2016 @ 12:26 pm Reply

    Please tell mehow its work in redmi Note 3

  • Navketan, Sep 4, 2016 @ 2:55 am Reply

    REDMI NOTE 3 Not support jio Sim so not parchge you

  • Sasidhar, Sep 4, 2016 @ 5:56 am Reply

    Why redmi note 3 not get a Cupon code still redmi users re waiting for the cupon code plz update the app

    • Rohan, Sep 11, 2016 @ 12:56 pm Reply

      Coupon*

  • Navketan, Sep 5, 2016 @ 7:04 am Reply

    Kab melaga redmi note 3 16gb par jio sim plese help me

  • sonali, Sep 5, 2016 @ 2:09 pm Reply

    Very bad mobile redmi note 3 bcz all company supported joi sim only redmi note 3 is not support so anybody not purches any set of redmi

  • sonali, Sep 5, 2016 @ 2:13 pm Reply

    Hw to get jio sim on redmi note 3

    • khan, Sep 6, 2016 @ 2:41 pm Reply

      Just download old version of my Jio 3.2.05 version in uc browser and open my Jio app then click on install all app in my Jio app then u wil go to play store u wil go automatically then give each app install 1 by 1 then go back to home screen and clear all files in background then go to Jio app off u r all network and click my Jio app open u wil get a code try 2 times r 3 it wil help u

    • khan, Sep 6, 2016 @ 2:44 pm Reply

      Sonali if u want I can help u

  • Naveen, Sep 5, 2016 @ 5:31 pm Reply

    Mere redmi not3 main get jio sim nhi aa rha haan plz help mee

  • srinivasan, Sep 6, 2016 @ 4:46 pm Reply

    Hi friends red mi note 3 is not supporting the app of jiyo, let us hope that red mi services should had to do some thing for this …………………they should had to tie up with jiyo the same as all devices of other products…………………..

  • vaibhav, Sep 7, 2016 @ 4:24 am Reply

    note 3 16 GB ma get bio sim ka option nehi aa rha ha

  • Sudheer kumar, Sep 7, 2016 @ 3:52 pm Reply

    Hai frndsss…. My mob is redmi note 3 16 gb varient. Even though i installed all the jio apps.. But still i didnt get GET JIO SIM.. I follow the same procedure as our frnds suggests above if any one get the result plzzzz help me…

  • Ankit Gautam, Sep 8, 2016 @ 9:07 am Reply

    Reliance Jio is undoubtedly one of the biggest projects of Reliance Industries, which is aiming to bring a new digital revolution in India. Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries has just blown the bugle for the company’s 4G services at the company’s annual general meeting. He even called the company’s 4G LTE network ‘Jio’-the largest in the world.

  • sagarvarma, Sep 9, 2016 @ 9:28 am Reply

    Please launch the jio sim in Redmond

    Redmi mobiles

  • sahajada ahmed, Sep 9, 2016 @ 11:59 am Reply

    I am using redmi 2 prime …i have downloaded tha jio app but no barcode or anything is coming…can i i get any help

  • Amit prajapati, Sep 10, 2016 @ 3:49 am Reply

    Please launched by jio sim carded by jio sim card redmi not 3 pls sir

  • Partha Gupta, Sep 10, 2016 @ 6:11 pm Reply

    hello sir.
    how to make a call jio sim in redmi note 3.

    • inder, Sep 25, 2016 @ 9:16 am Reply

      same promblm.. call nhi ho rhi h.. only net chl rha h

  • nijwm, Sep 11, 2016 @ 3:21 pm Reply

    I think redmi note 3 is going to lose reliance jio sim. I m felling very angry today.

  • Rajan Chaurasia, Sep 12, 2016 @ 12:28 pm Reply

    I have tried but get jio sim option is not showing

  • jana prasad, Sep 12, 2016 @ 2:50 pm Reply

    mera mobile Redmi note 3 hai aur mine my jiyo app download Kiya aur all app bhi download Kiya aur all network off karke my jiyo app open bhi Kiya bhir bhi get jiyo sim nahi aa Raha hai jaise karu

  • sujoy, Sep 14, 2016 @ 10:10 am Reply

    I also used Redmi note 3.but when I click in get jio sim..then it shows its not able to your transaction..what happend..plz help me ..

  • manthan, Sep 14, 2016 @ 5:45 pm Reply

    heyy buddies i am using redmi note 3 ….. i was download my jio apps …. but when i open the my jio apps …then not show the opposition for get jio sim ….. and i don get coupon code …..pls help… how to get coupon code….

  • mahesh, Sep 16, 2016 @ 6:52 am Reply

    Download old version from techbliss……barcode can be generated for note 3

  • kalamuddin, Sep 23, 2016 @ 12:29 pm Reply

    I want jio sim
    Kalamuddin kankupur amethi up India

  • Abhishek, Sep 26, 2016 @ 9:22 am Reply

    Hi i had downloaded 12apps that you have suggested
    But till get sim card option is not showing
    What will i do next
    Please inform fast….

  • rohit, Sep 28, 2016 @ 4:12 pm Reply

    Mere me to jio app me code ka option nahi aa rha h mera phone redmi note 3 h plz help me

  • Deepak, Nov 21, 2016 @ 4:20 pm Reply

    Dear frds,
    now Im gng to buy redmi note 3. I want to know jio sim working in this mobile r not?

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