JioPhone booked, this is when the phone will be delivered
JioPhone pre-booking is live. Interested people can book this 4G feature phone via both online and offline channels.
The rush to book JioPhone seems to be massive, and probably this is why the company website crashed. However, even though the site crashed initially, the consumers could somehow manage to book JioPhone for themselves.
The site is working fine now, at least it isn’t crashing.
So, now that you have booked the JioPhone, the question is when will you get it?
India Today Tech spoke to a few retailers in the Deli NCR area, and they confirmed us that the JioPhone will be hit the stores sometime around September.
Estimated time is around the first week of September.
Same was told by Reliance Jio chief – Mukesh Ambani at the 40th annual general meeting of Reliance.
He said that consumers will get access to JioPhone in September.
So, if you have booked the JioPhone, chances are that you’ll get the device delivered in September first week.
Consumers who have successfully booked the JioPhone will get a message when the phone with the store details. Soon after the JioPhone hits the nearest store as per the address provided by the consumer, Jio it seems will send a message along with the store details the consumer to reach out to get the JioPhone.
This also means, whether a consumer has booked the 4G feature phone via online or offline channel, JioPhone will not be delivered at doorstep.
The consumer will have to reach out to the store details provided by Jio to get the device.
After booking the phone, several consumers are getting a confirmation message from Jio which reads: “Congratulations.
Prebooking of India ka smartphone JioPhone is successful
. Payment of Rs 500 received. On availability of JioPhone, you will receive an SMS with store details.” The message also includes the transaction ID, and the Voucher details.
Documents to carry to get JioPhone
You need Aadhaar to book JioPhone. But, then if you’re booking the phone via online channels like – Jio.com and MyJio App you don’t need to give you Aadhaar details at the time of pre-registering. This means that when you go to get your device from the store, first thing that you should carry is your Aadhaar card. Apart from this, the consumer may also require to carry with them the confirmation that they have received from Jio after booking the phone.
Some took to twitter to post that they have booked the JioPhone, money got deducted, but never received the confirmation message. Well, this may be because of the rush and everyone may surely receive the confirmation of the booking soon.
How can you book JioPhone
JioPhone booking is on both online and offline stores. Interested people can head over to either the retail stores, or Jio website/MyJio App to book the phone. In online booking, the consumer will have to enter their mobile number first, select the number of devices they want, pay the pre-order amount (Rs 500 to book 1 JioPhone) and submit. After the booking, the consumer will get a confirmation message on their registered mobile number. In offline booking, head to the nearest retail store, provide your details (should carry Aadhaar) and book JioPhone. To check the delivery status of the JioPhone call the customer care with the mobile you have registered for JioPhone.