Jio5G FAQs: Everything you need to know about the new Jio True 5G network in India

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Jio 5G services have started rolling out in India. The service has been introduced in some regions of India as of now but the telecom giant claims to bring the 5G services to every nook and corner of the country by the end of 2023. Jio 5G is claimed to give the highest internet speeds. Read on to know everything about it.

Jio True 5G FAQs:

Q. What is Jio 5G?

The Jio 5G is a standalone-based 5th-generation cellular connectivity that claims to give better speed and latency. The network is said to be a non-standalone network relying on the existing 4G infrastructure to give 5G services. The SA 5G is built from the ground up and does not rely on existing infrastructure.

Q. In which cities are Jio 5G made available?

Jio 5G is made available in Mumbai, Kolkata, Varanasi, and Delhi now. If you have a 5G smartphone and fall under Jio’s selected cities for the 5G rollout, then you need to be enrolled in the invite-based trial program known as the ‘Jio Welcome Offer’ to use 5G services.

Q. What is the ‘Jio Welcome Offer’?

One has to be enrolled in the invite-based ‘Jio Welcome Offer’ to use 5G services. Those who will get the invite will be able to use Jio 5G data with up to 1Gbps+ speed. These customers will be upgraded to the Jio True 5G service without changing their existing SIM or 5G handset.

Q. How to activate Jio 5G on your phone?

Enable 5G on your compatible smartphones. This is done by going to the phone’s settings. Step by step guide is given in further FAQs.

Q. What are the steps to activate Jio 5G on Android phones?

  • Open the Settings app on your phone. Find and select Mobile Network or a similar setting.
  • Select the Jio SIM you want to enable 5G on. Select the Preferred Network type option.
  • Select the option that says 5G. You will see a 5G symbol on the status bar that will indicate that 5G has been activated on your phone.

Q. What are the steps to activate Jio 5G on iPhone?

  • Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  • Next, go to the Cellular menu within the settings.
  • From here select Cellular Data Options.
  • To activate 5G, tap on Voice and Data option and either select 5G Auto or 5G On Option.
  • Your iPhone will connect to a 5G network when available and you will see a 5G symbol on the status bar which indicates 5G services have been enabled.

Q.  How to check if your smartphone is 5G ready?

Check the retail box or packaging of your smartphone for any 5G text. To be double sure, check Google for the same.

If your smartphone does support 5G, then check if the bands mentioned on the box are supported by Jio’s 5G bands in your city/circle.

8. What are the 5G bands supported by Jio Networks in India?

  • n28: 700MHz
  • n5: 800MHz
  • n3: 1800MHz
  • n78: 3300MHz
  • n258: 26GHz

Q. Do you need a new SIM to use Jio 5G services?

Jio has confirmed that users can continue to use the existing 4G SIMs and whenever 5G goes live, they can enable it on their phones.

Q. How to access Jio’s 5G service on your smartphone?

Jio subscribers, both prepaid and postpaid need to have a plan that costs Rs. 239 or higher to be able to access Jio’s True 5G network. Then they can use Jio Welcome Offer to access 5G.

List of 5G phones in India that support Jio 5G Networks:

Realme phones that support Jio 5G network:

  • Realme 8s 5G
  • Realme X7 Max 5G
  • Realme Narzo 30pro 5G
  • Realme X7 5G
  • Realme X7pro 5G
  • Realme 8 5G
  • Realme X50 Pro
  • Realme GT 5G
  • Realme GT ME
  • Realme GT NEO2
  • Realme 9 5G
  • Realme 9 Pro
  • Realme 9 Pro Plus
  • Realme Narzo 30 5G
  • Realme 9 SE
  • Realme GT2
  • Realme GT 2 pro
  • Realme GT NEO3
  • Realme Narzo 50 5G
  • Realme Narzo 50 pro

Xiaomi phones that support Jio 5G network:

  • Xiaomi Mi 10
  • Xiaomi Mi 10i
  • Xiaomi Mi 10T
  • Xiaomi Mi 10Tpro
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra(K1)
  • Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi 11X
  • Xiaomi POCO M3 Pro 5G
  • Xiaomi POCO F3 GT
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite NE (K9D)
  • Xiaomi K16A Redmi Note 11T 5G
  • Xiaomi K3S Xiaomi 11T Pro
  • Xiaomi K16 Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge
  • Xiaomi Redimi Note 10T
  • Xiaomi K6S(Redimi Note 11 pro plus)
  • Xiaomi POCO M4 5G
  • Xiaomi POCO M4 Pro 5G
  • Xiaomi 12 pro
  • XIAOMI 11i
  • Xiaomi Redimi 11 prime + 5G(L19)
  • Xiaomi Poco F4 5G
  • Xiaomi Poco X4 pro
  • Xiaomi Redmi K50i

OPPO phones that support Jio 5G network:

  • Oppo Reno5G Pro
  • Oppo Reno 6
  • Oppo Reno 6 pro
  • Oppo F19proplus
  • Oppo A53 s
  • Oppo A74
  • Oppo Reno 7 Pro 5G
  • Oppo F21 Pro 5G
  • Oppo Reno7
  • Oppo Reno 8
  • Oppo Reno 8 pro
  • Oppo K10 5G
  • Oppo F21s Pro 5G

iQOO phones that support Jio 5G network:

  • iQOO7
  • iQOO 3 5G
  • iQOO7 Legend
  • iQOO Z3
  • iQOO 9 Pro
  • iQOO 9
  • iQOO 9 SE
  • iQOO Z6
  • iQOO 9T

Vivo phones that support Jio 5G network:

  • Vivo X50 Pro
  • Vivo V20 Pro
  • Vivo X60 Pro+
  • Vivo X60
  • Vivo X60 Pro
  • Vivo V21 5G
  • Vivo V21e
  • Vivo X70 Pro
  • Vivo X70 Pro+
  • Vivo IQOO Z5 5G
  • Vivo Y72 5G
  • Vivo V23 5G
  • Vivo V23 Pro 5G
  • Vivo V23e 5G
  • Vivo T1 5G
  • Vivo Y75 5G
  • Vivo T1 PRO
  • Vivo X80
  • Vivo X80 pro
  • Vivo V25
  • Vivo V25 Pro
  • Vivo Y55 5G
  • Vivo Y55s 5G

Samsung phones that support Jio 5G network:

  • Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
  • Samsung A33 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 FE
  • Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy M33
  • Samsung Flip4
  • Samsung Galaxy S22
  • Samsung Galaxy S22+
  • Samsung Fold4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 20ultra (after software update)
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 (after software update)
  • Samsung Galaxy S21plus (after software update)
  • Samsung Galaxy S21ultra (after software update)
  • Samsung Galaxy Z fold 2 (after software update)
  • Samsung E426B (F42) (after software update)
  • Samsung A528B (A52s) (after software update)
  • Samsung M526B (M52) (after software update)
  • Samsung Flip3 (after software update)
  • Samsung Fold3 (after software update)
  • Samsung A22 5G (after software update)
  • Samsung S20FE 5G (after software update)
  • Samsung M32 5G (after software update)
  • Samsung F23 (after software update)
  • Samsung A73 (after software update)
  • Samsung M42(after software update)
  • Samsung M53 (after software update)
  • Samsung M13 (after software update)

OnePlus phones that support Jio 5G network:

  • OnePlus Nord
  • OnePlus 9
  • OnePlus 9pro
  • OnePlus Nord CE
  • OnePlus Nord CE 2
  • OnePlus 10 PRO 5G
  • OnePlus Nord CE Lite 2
  • OnePlus 10R
  • OnePlus Nord 2T
  • OnePlus 10T
  • OnePlus 8 (after software update)
  • OnePlus 8T (after software update)
  • OnePlus 8pro (after software update)
  • OnePlus 9RT (after software update)
  • OnePlus Nord 2 (after software update)
  • OnePlus 9R (after software update)

Apple iPhones that support Jio 5G network:

Apple iPhone 12 Mini (after software update)
Apple iPhone 12 (after software update)
Apple iPhone 12 Pro (after software update)
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (after software update)
Apple iPhone 13 Mini (after software update)
Apple iPhone 13 (after software update)
Apple iPhone 13 Pro (after software update)
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (after software update)
Apple iPhone SE-2022 (after software update)
Apple iPhone 14 (after software update)
Apple iPhone 14 Plus (after software update)
Apple iPhone 14 pro (after software update)
Apple iPhone 14 pro max (after software update)

Shivangi AgarwalShivangi Agarwal
Shivangi is an honours graduate in English from Delhi University with a passion for reading and writing. Always keen to know more about the latest gadgets, when she is not reading about tech, she loves listening to Hindi music and grooving to the latest Hindi beats.

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