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[How To] Activate, Deactivate call forwarding, call divert in Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd has commercially launched VoLTE 4G services and most of the dual sim users are using Reliance Jio for high speed data services at the affordable cost in the Indian telecom industry.

Still there are black spots where Reliance Jio is still working on expanding the network coverage or the network gets congested due to the heavy number of users being active at a particular time. In such cases, Reliance Jio 4G users can still receive incoming calls by forwarding / diverting their Jio mobile number to alternate Airtel / Idea / Vodafone / VI mobile number.

This post will provide details for activating / deactivating call forwarding / divert from Jio to Airtel / Idea / Vodafone / VI / BSNL mobile number.

 

Prerequisites:

JIO4GVoice application is required if your mobile doesn't support VoLTE for making calls directly. JIO4GVoice App is available on Google Play Store and Jio4GVoice on Apple Store

How to divert / forward calls from Jio to BSNL mobile & landline?

Please note that as of now calls from Reliance Jio mobile number can not be diverted / forwarded to BSNL mobile number or BSNL landline.

Activate call forwarding / call divert from Jio to Airtel / Idea / Vodafone / VI mobile number

The call forwarding / call divert service can be activated to alternate mobile number by dialing below short codes depending upon your requirement.

Please note that you will charged for every call divert as per your outgoing tariff plan only when you accept the call on alternate mobile number.

Activate call forwarding on Jio mobile number unconditionally

To divert / forward all incoming calls from Jio to Airtel / Idea / Vodafone / VI mobile number, dial code *401*<10 digit number> from your Jio number and follow the IVR instructions.

Example:

If you want to divert / forward calls unconditionally i.e. always to alternate mobile number 9123456789 then dial *401*9123456789 from your Reliance Jio number.

Activate call forwarding on Jio mobile number when call is not answered

To divert / forward incoming calls from Jio to Airtel / Idea / Vodafone / VI mobile number if you do not answer/receive the call, dial code *403*<10 digit number> from your Jio number and follow the IVR instructions.

Example:

If you want to divert / forward calls to alternate mobile number 8123456789 when you do not answer the call then dial *403*8123456789 from your Reliance Jio number.

Activate call forwarding on Jio mobile number when number is busy

To divert / forward incoming calls from Jio to Airtel / Idea / Vodafone / VI mobile number if your Jio number is busy, dial code *405*<10 digit number> from your Jio number and follow the IVR instructions.

Example:

If you want to divert / forward calls when your Jio number is busy to alternate mobile number 7123456789 then dial *405*7123456789 from your Reliance Jio number.

Activate call forwarding on Jio mobile number when number is not reachable

To divert / forward incoming calls from Jio to Airtel / Idea / Vodafone / VI mobile number if your Jio number is not reachable or out of coverage or switched off, dial code *409*<10 digit number> from your Jio number and follow the IVR instructions.

Example:

If you want to divert / forward calls when your Jio number is not reachable or doesn't have network coverage to alternate mobile number 6123456789 then dial *409*6123456789 from your Reliance Jio number.

Deactivate / Cancel call forwarding / call divert from Jio to Airtel / Idea / Vodafone / VI mobile number:

The call forwarding / call divert service can be deactivated by dialing below short codes depending upon your activation type.

Deactivate call forwarding - Unconditional

To cancel / deactivate unconditional call divert / call forward from Jio to Airtel / Idea / Vodafone / VI mobile number, dial code *402 from your Jio number and follow the IVR instructions.

Deactivate call forwarding - No answer

To cancel / deactivate call divert / call forward when you do not answer the call, dial code *404 from your Jio number and follow the IVR instructions.

Deactivate call forwarding - Busy

To cancel / deactivate call divert / call forward when your number is busy, dial code *406 from your Jio number and follow the IVR instructions.

Deactivate call forwarding - Not reachable

To cancel / deactivate call divert / call forward when your number is busy, dial code *410 from your Jio number and follow the IVR instructions.

Deactivate all types of call forwarding

To cancel / deactivate all types of call divert / call forward, dial code *413 from your Jio number and follow the IVR instructions.

Alternatively, you can activate / deactivate call forwarding / call divert from phone settings. Go to Call > Click on three dots at upper side to access Settings > Call Settings > Select SIM (Jio sim) > Call forwarding. There may be some minor changes in the options for different mobile phones.

If nothing works then please call Reliance Jio customer care.

Have any question, query, suggestion? Please comment or contact us through contact page.

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61 Comments

  1. Hi what is meaning of ut exception code 804
    When I deactivate all forwarding setting it comes IMS ut exp 804
    Please solve this

    1. Hi Arpit,

      You will have to dial *401*MOBILE_NUMBER_TO_DIVERT_CALLS from from your Jio mobile.
      Example: If your want to divert calls on mobile number 9123491234 then dial*401*9123491234 from your Jio number.

  2. dear sir
    My number is Indian But I am currently in America
    My WhatsApp was running from India Even the mobile format
    So WhatsApp has been deleted
    How to start a whatsapp ri open again

    1. Sorry for late reply.
      You will have to provided OTP on the mobile number with which you want to use WhatsApp to complete the setup and start using WhatsApp.
      In this case, ask someone from India to recharge your mobile number with ISD pack which will activate your incoming SMS facility or incoming call facility.

    1. You will not get missed call alert on your primary number as it will get diverted to the forwarded mobile number. You will get missed call alert on the forwarded mobile number.

  3. i divert call from my jio to Vodafone number, But if it is can't be deactivated what can i do . Pls help me.

    1. You will have to call Jio customer care to check if your call divert facility is active or not. Based on the discussion with customer care you can take further steps. Please note that call from Jio number can not be diverted to BSNL number.

    1. To which operator you are trying to divert yourJio mobile number and what steps you are following? Hope you know that call divert to BSNL mobile number doesn't work as of now.

  4. Sir, I have been getting trouble to deactivate call divert from my jio Sim number 6000122312 to 9678343007.this really enjoyed me. Please help me and tell me how to deactivate call divert from that number. I tried to deactivate it by your methods but it didn't work for me.

  5. I have forwarded by dialling *21*904#. I know how to deactivate it. I tried by dialling #21#. But it doesn't work. Please help me.

    1. It seems that you are using another mobile operator than Jio since Jio does not use such short codes. Please contact customer care from your mobile number in problem.

  6. correct information!! (especially for those who have the JIO number with LTE system i.e. calls can be attenden only when you have the internet connectivity option) they can this option to divert their call to their 2nd slot SIM.

  7. I was started forwarding my jio number to alternative number by using USSD *21*#
    it has worked.

    But now I can't stop or cancel it.

    (From my earlier experience, I know how to start call forwarding and how to cancel it. That start USSD is *21*# and Cancellation USSD is #21#)

  8. Can anyone help me with a USSD code to divert all my SMS from Jio number to a different operator? Is there any such provision?

  9. wow..!!! Great article ...after reading this article nw i understand how to activate and deactivate call forwarding and diverting of reliance jio., this will help me a lot.Thank you so much for this valuable post...

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