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AT&T subscribers can now use Wi-Fi Calling

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AT&T subscribers can now use Wi-Fi Calling

Two days after being granted permission to provide Wi-Fi calling through the FCC, AT&T activated this option these days, permitting its consumers to make and obtain calls and textual content messages over Wi-Fi while situated in spaces with negative or no mobile protection.

As a refresher, Wi-Fi Calling does precisely what the identify indicates: Users can make calls over a Wi-Fi connection if their mobile connection isn't robust sufficient. It works very similar to AT&T’s H-Cell, or in the similar method as Apple’s FaceTime Audio, which routes to a Wi-Fi Connection while to be had.

To get it running, AT&T subscribers want to have AT&T HD Voice options enabled, and a connection to the Internet is clearly required for the function to paintings. As it stands proper now, Wi-Fi Calling is to be had in america, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. There’s no additional rate to use it via default, however lengthy distance calling will probably be charged at AT&T’s standard price.

Finally, to activate Wi-Fi Calling, head into Settings –> Phone after which toggling Wi-Fi Calling on. Once the consumer does that, there’s onscreen directions to apply thru set-up approaches, which incorporates inputting an emergency 911 cope with.

How to check Wi-Fi calling? To check out Wi-Fi calling, placed your iPhone in Airplane Mode, then flip Wi-Fi on. Within a 2d or , you will have to see the AT&T Wi-Fi icon display on your standing bar.


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