Thursday, May 25, 2017

Jiofi: Here's Everything You Need to Know About the Best Portable 4G Pocket WiFi Router & Hotspot

JioFi is a portable 4G internet Wifi router and hotspot device by the Relaince Network. It can be used as an alternative to a 4G handset to hold your Reliance Jio simcard and make the Jio internet accessible to mobile devices. The device is made available by Reliance company in collaboration with LYF. The device is a made in Vietnam product. The basic model of Jiofi allows you to wirelessly connect to maximum 10 mobile devices and 1-USB wired connection simultaneously.

The devices like smartphone, Laptops, Tablets, Smart TVs and some digital cameras can be connected to Jiofi. Some models can be simultaneously connected to 32 devices. With the device connected to phone we can make HD voice calls, live video calls and also send messages easily. Right now, Jiofi is only available in black color only. No other colors are available.

Speed Of Jiofi

The Jiofi supports a maximum downloading speed of 150 Mbps and uploading speed of 50 Mbps.

The one specialty of a Jiofi device is its battery power. The high battery capacity allows us to use the device for a longer period of time(7 hours) without completely losing its charge. The sim port is a nano sim port. The device has one micro-USB port, one micro SD card port and a nano sim card port. The battery used in the device is a Lithium-ion battery like any other mobile smart handset device.

The device weighs around 250 grams. The size of the router is small that we can easily carry it in our pockets. The newest version model of Jiofi is JIOFI 3. The previous version was Jiofi M2.

From where can I purchase a Jiofi?

The Jiofi devices are available from your nearest cellphone stores, from all Reliance Jio stores and through online stores like amazon. To know the official Jio stores nearby your area from where Jiofi can be brought, You can use this Jio store locator link.

Note: When you are buying it through online make sure you have an activated Reliance Jio sim with you. The sim can't be brought along with Jiofi through online stores.

There are also pouches and carry cases through online stores. Click here for browsing through cases and pouches available online.

How to change password for Jiofi 3/Jiofi M2?

Here is how to change the Wifi password for Jiofi. The default password of the device will be found on the box. If you want to change it you can change it through your mobile or computer, follow these easy steps

Step 1: Open the chrome browser in your mobile/laptop/computer.

Step 2: Go to web address http://jiofi.local.html [Do not use UC Browser]

Note: If you are using UC Browser you cant access the page http://jiofi.local.html. So use only chrome or other browser in your mobile. Don't use UC Browser.

Step 3: Click on Login button.

Step 4: Give username as "administrator". Give password also as "administrator"

Step 5: You will get a message like this: "Jiofi.local.html says: Would you like to change default username and password?". Select the option: Cancel

Step 6: Now in newly appeared page, click on the Network tab

Step 7: Choose the tab option in the left named Wifi configuration. In the configuration page, you will see a password field in the bottom. edit the old password and change it to your new password.

Step 8: After you gave the new password, click Save

Step 9: You will be asked "Are you sure want to change the Wifi settings now?". For that answer with "OK" option

Step 10: Now you can see your Wifi internet connection disconnected. Don't worry this is because you can no longer connect with the old password.

Step 11: Now go to wifi setting in your mobile/laptop. Long Tap on the Jiofi connection and select Forget the network option.

Step 12: Now again tap on the Jiofi connection and select Connect

Step 13: You will be asked password. Type in the new password

Step 14: You can see that you are successfully connected.

Step 15: Give your new password to your fiends to connect to your Jiofi internet

How to connect Jiofi to PC using USB

  • Connect the one end USB data cable to laptop/PC and other end to Jiofi.
  • There is no software needed, no additional installations, you are connected.
  • You can see Jiofi connected in your network and sharing center

How to make calls connecting Jiofi with your mobile

  • Install Jio 4g voice application
  • Configure the device by first giving your alternative number.
  • You will get an OTP(One Time Password).
  • Type in the OTP number in the Jiofi voice app.
  • You are connected and now you can make calls through your phone while being connected with Jiofi.

How to access memory card data in Jiofi?

  • Go to your web browser (Note: Don't access through UCBrowser. You can't access through UC Browser)
  • Type in address "jiofi.local.html"
  • You will be asked your password and username.
  • If you haven't changed the username and password before, you can type in the default username and password. The default, password and username is "administrator". Type "administartor" in both the username and password fields. If you have changed the username and password, give your changed username and password.
  • If the username and password are given, you will be taken to the configuration page of Jiofi. From that page, click on the Wifi disk tab.
  • You can see the files here. You can download, share or manage different files in the memory card now.

Product description of Jiofi 3

Here is the Product description of Jiofi 3

Model: Jiofi 3
Color: Black
Product dimensions: 9.6x6.5x1.5 cm
Weight: 249 grams
battery type: Li-ion Battery
Battery capacity: 2600 mAh
Networking standards: WAN : LTE(2300/1800/850 MHz)
                                  WLAN: IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Product description of Jiofi M2

Here is the Product description of Jiofi M2

Model: Jiofi M2
Color: Black
Product dimensions: 8.6x5.5x1.6 cm
battery type: Li-ion Battery
Weight: 222 grams
Battery capacity: 2300 mAh
Networking standards: WAN : LTE(2300/1800/850 MHz)
                                  WLAN: IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Cool things about Jiofi

Jiofi is not like anything you have seen before. Its elegant design not only seduces our eyes but its performance will blow you away.
You can take calls, send SMSs, browse internet through your smart phone by connecting with Jiofi.
The calls are unlimitedly free and there is no need to worry about emptying of balance or frequent recharges. With the storage facility available, we can also use Jiofi as a USB drive. 

With Jiofi you can take the internet with you in your pocket. Don't worry about internet usage draining away your phone's battery or overheating of the phone due to internet usage because Jiofi is giving you longer backup without overheating your phone.

Buy the device from the nearest local Jiofi store or from online shopping sites.
You can get offers, discounts when you are buying online.

About Reliance Jio NetworkReliance Jio is the first network to come with 4g network in India. Reliance Jio is also the first one to take away the conventional internet usage limits that stayed in MBs and gave the unlimited 4G internet in GBs for more than 3 months, that too free of charge. Another first is that, Jio is the first network to give unlimited calling free of charge for more than three months in India.