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All You Need to Know About the Jio Wi-Fi Hotspot

With the advancement in technology, an increasing number of people are opting for wireless Internet connections over Ethernet connections because of the convenience that the former have to offer. Another development is the introduction of portable hotspot devices. These devices are compact and can be carried wherever you go. However, the main advantage is their ability to connect multiple devices to the Internet.

Jio Wi-Fi Hotspot

About Hotspot Devices

The portable hotspot device work on data SIM cards and are mainly available in two variants locked and unlocked. In an unlocked device, you can use a SIM card of any carrier network. However, with a locked device, you will only be able to use the SIM card of a specific brand. In terms of affordability and convenience, locked devices are a better option. When you are buying a Wi-Fi hotspot device, you have to ensure that it is capable of offering a connection to at least 10 devices.

Additionally, check whether it has a MicroSD card slot, USB port, and any extra features, which make it worth purchasing. It is recommended that you buy a device compatible with the4G network because 4G services are known to offer better coverage and speeds as compared to other cellular networks. If you are uncertain of the numerous options available, give the JioFi hotspot device a try. JioFi is one of the leading hotspot devices for not only its design but also its performance.

Features of the JioFi portable hotspot device

The JioFi device is available at an affordable price of Rs. 1,999. It has the ability to connect up to 10 devices. However, the device is designed to share a connection with a maximum number of 32 devices that can be anything from 4g mobile phones, tablets, Smart TVs & others. It has a 2,300mAh battery, which can last for up to six hours.

One of the main highlights is the ability of the device to facilitate high-definition (HD) voice calls even on 2G or 3G smart phones through the Jio4GVoice application. The JioFi device allows you to download at speeds up to 150 Mbps. Additionally uploading content is also a seamless process at speeds up to 50 Mbps. The device has a USB port, which allows you to transfer files. It has an OLED display, which when turned on screens information like the battery life and signal strength.

To set up the JioFi wifi router, insert an activated Jio SIM card. You can also put in the MicroSD card in its slot. Also, note down the SSID and password printed near the SIM tray before putting back the battery and the rear cover. Then, from your smart phone or laptop, go to the wireless networks section and select the option that allows you to add a network. Then, enter the SSID and password you noted earlier. After the SSID and password get verified, your device gets connected to the JioFi portable Wi-Fihotspot.

Since the JioFi device functions on a Jio SIM card, you will be able to avail of the Jio Happy New Year, which will allow you to enjoy free 4G data services till 31stMarch 2017. The offer is also applicable on Jio’s4G-supported mobiles.

Kritika Mitra

Kritika is a full-time content author, freelance copywriter and a tech enthusiast. Besides a big fan of retro music and a trained dancer, she regularly writes for a few renowned tabloids on technology topics.
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