With the Internet becoming a necessity in today’s world, it is important for everyone to be able to access the Internet. Jio has become one of the most reliable sources of accessing the Internet. There are many ways to connect to the Internet. JioFi is one of the most preferred ways to connect to the Internet.
Let us learn about JioFi and how to connect Jiofi to desktop.
What is JIOFI?
JIOFI is a broadband device that is portable and promises to offer unlimited 4G HI-SPEED internet service and unlimited HD voice calls. It is powered by Reliance LYF and brought to function by Reliance digital. It works on the model of creating a personal hotspot base for users to connect up to 31 or more devices along with a USB connection. It can be connected to mobiles, laptops, personal computers and every smart device like amazon echo dot. This makes it a very user-friendly device.
JIOFI is tiny as a pebble with a battery power of 2300Mah which lasts up to 5 to 6 hours. JioFi has a maximum upstream data transfer rate per second of 50 megabits and downstream data transfer rate per second of 150 megabits. Some model of JIOFI devices come with an SD card slot with support of up to 32GB. Hence, this device can also be used as a pen drive. The data stored here can be shared among other users via Wi-Fi.
Pricing for JioFi
JIOFI comes in the price range of Rs.1999 to Rs. 2899 only. This is worth every single penny of yours as you can enjoy 4G HI-SPEED VoLTE smartphone services and internet surfing on 2G and 3G smartphones. Talking of worth, you can not miss noticing the amazing 10 -20 ft. Wi-Fi range it offers.
How To Connect Jiofi To Desktop?
Every JIOFI device comes with an adapter and a USB cable. Firstly, insert an activated 4G Jio sim in the sim tray at the back of the router by simply removing the battery. Using the USB cable, you can connect your desktop with JIOFI. To switch it on simply long pressing the power button and wait for the light to turn green. Then some changes in the Wi-Fi settings of your PC need to be made. Here, from the list of SSID’s select JIOFI device. Enter when prompted, the password of your JIOFI device which is either mentioned on the label of the device on the battery compartment or the JIOFI box. And voila!! Your desktop is now connected to HI-SPEED 4G internet via JIOFI.
To activate the sim card you can either call on 1800-890-1977 or insert it in a 4G LYF handset and call 1977. It takes up to 24 hours to 2 days to activate the sim card. After you receive an SMS regarding the activation, you are ready to insert it into the JIOFI device.
Steps To Manage Your Jiofi Device?
Firstly, on the address bar of your web browser type http://jiofi.local.html/. This will take you to a login page, where you enter the username and password mentioned on the JioFi device. Now you will be logged in to the JioFi Router Admin panel. Here, you can change the security keys, username etc.
After logging into the administrative panel, in the storage option select enable. Here you can change the name or put a password on the micro SD card. Sharing the URL of the SD card can make it possible for every user to access the data on the SD card.
Difference between JioFi and Jiofibre
JioFi is a portable broadband device that uses 4G Jio Sim and creates a Wi-Fi hotspot.
Whereas, Jio Giga Fiber is a broadband Service with a Fiber Optical Modem along a Wi-Fi device to create a WAN connection.
JIOFI TARIFF PACKS:
All plans have a complimentary subscription to Jio applications.
- 249 JioFi plan
This a monthly plan which lasts for 28days and Offers 2GB of data per day.
- Rs.444 JioFi plan
This plan is for 56 days and Offers 2GB of data per day
- Rs.598 JioFi plan
This plan too is for 56 days and Offers 2GB data per day along with a subscription to Disney+ Hotstar VIP
- Rs.599 JioFi plan
This is a plan for 84 days Offers 2GB data per day
- Rs.2, 399 JioFi plan
This yearly plan Offers 2GB of data per day
- Rs.2, 599 JioFi plan
This yearly plan Offers 2GB data per day and a Complimentary subscription to Disney+ Hotstar VIP
- Rs.349 JioFi plan
This monthly plan Offers 3GB of data per day
- Rs.401 JioFi plan
This plan of 56 days Offers 3GB data per day + 6GB extra, Jio to Jio voice calling along with a Complimentary subscription to Disney+ Hotstar VIP
- Rs.999 JioFi plan
This plan is made to offer 3GB of data per day for 84 days
This device has 4GB ROM and 2GB RAM along with a micro USB port for charging the battery. It has a lithium-ion battery of 2300mAh with a micro sim slot. You can connect up to 32 devices to the Wi-Fi but only 10 are recommended for high-speed internet.
This device has 2GB ROM and 1GB RAM along with a micro USB port and a micro SD card slot. This one too has a lithium-ion battery of 2300mAh and a Nano sim slot. You can connect up to 32 devices to the Wi-Fi but bitterly only 10 are recommended.
JIOFI is worth every single penny of your hard-earned money. It is a must pick if you require a router that is small, portable and gives high-speed internet without a doubt. On much observation, the JIOFiM2S has a better battery backup and takes no time to fully charge in comparison to JIOFIM2.