Jio emergency data loan facility: Prepaid users of Reliance Jio can take a data loan from the company after the daily data limit is over. For the first time in the country, any telecom company has started the facility of Jio emergency data loan facility. The data-loans will be available in 1GB pack. Users will get data loan pack at the cost of Rs 11 per pack i.e. Rs 11 per GB. Each user can take a total of 5 packs i.e. up to 5GB of data-loan.
On the lines of ‘Recharge Now and Pay Later’, the customer will first be able to take a data loan according to his need and later he will have to repay it. The essential condition for availing a data-loan is that the customer should have an active plan. The validity of the data-loan pack will remain as long as the existing plan of the users is active. That is, if the customer takes a 5 pack data-loan, then its validity will remain as long as the customer’s base plan remains active.
How to avail emergency data loan on Jio
Users need to have the MyJio app installed on their phone to get the emergency data loan on their Jio connections. Below are the steps on how you can avail the loan.
Open MyJio and go to the hamburger menu from the top-left corner of the screen.
Select Emergency Data Loan under Mobile.
Tap Proceed under the emergency data loan banner.
Select Get emergency data option.
Tap Activate now.
The emergency data loan pack will now be activated on your connection. You will also be able to make payment for the data loan utilised from the Emergency Data Loan page available on the MyJio app.
Jio has not yet provided any clarity on when exactly people will be required to pay for the loan. Gadgets 360 has reached out to the company and will update this report when we hear back.