How to auto upgrade JioFi firmware for JioFi 2 / JioFi 3 / JioFi 4 / JioFi 5 / JioFi 6 and other JioFi devices to latest version automatically. The JioFi is a portable MiFi device works with Jio sim card to provide internet using WiFi and USB tethering. When JioFi is running with the old firmware version it will not work as expected then it is recommended to run JioFi with latest firmware version so that it works smoothly and error free. This tutorial explains how you will upgrade JioFi firmware to latest version.
Steps to upgrade the JioFi Firmware to latest version
- Check your JioFi device model number
- Hard reset your JioFi device
- Automatically perform JioFi Firmware upgrade
- Check the JioFi firmware version whether its is updated or not
Step-1 : Check your JioFi device model number
First check your JioFi device model number. For that you can remove the back cover of JioFi device then remove the battery and check the sticker behind the device shows the model of your JioFi device.
The JioFi device model numbers are given below:
- JMR 520
- JMR 540
- JMR 541
- JMR 1140
- JMR 814
- JMR 815
After checking your JioFi device model number next proceed to next step.
Step-2 : Hard reset your JioFi device
Note: The hard reset steps are vary with various model so read carefully your JioFi user manual of device before proceeding to the hard reset. After hard rest of JioFi device all your customization are removed.
For hard reset you can remove the back cover of JioFi device then you need to use a pin or needle or pin based sim card ejector to hard reset your JioFi device. At the back of your JioFi device you can find a small hole or reset area to put the pin on it and keep it inserted until your modem switch off then it will automatically switch on and it will automatically performing a hard reset.
Note: After hard reset don’t try to change any settings (WiFi SSID Name, WiFI Password, etc.) and you need to keep it as it is like default settings. If you change any setting it will cause to get delay of automatically updates or it will interrupted.
Now hard reset has been completed on your JioFi device so that updates are going to be installed on your device automatically.
Step-3 : Automatically perform JioFi Firmware upgrade
Note: Unfortunately there are no way to download JioFi firmware from any media due to unavailability. Jio won’t avilible firmware for an end user. Hence the JioFi has set and enable a upgrade function to update firmware automatically.
In this step you need to upgrade your JioFi automatically by using these simple steps:
- Keep the device ON for 24 hours make sure any one device is connected to the JioFi so that JioFi will not sleep automatically.
- At night or day hours it will automatically updated during the night or day hours depending on your time zone and it will restart several times automatically during upgrading. After updating it works normally and this is step where the modem will be updated to latest version automatically.
Step-4 : Check the JioFi firmware version whether its is updated or not
For assurance you can check the firmware version on your favorite web browser by opening JioFi web panel (
192.168.225.1). If it not updated then repeat from step-2 until firmware is updated to latest version.
Congratulation now you have automatically updated the JioFi firmware to latest version. After upgrading its firmware now JioFi device will be run smoother than ever. If you have some questions in the mind or some queries related to above guide then you need to use the comment section below.