Enabling WiFi Calling on iPhone allows you to seamlessly switch between Cellular and WiFi Networks, depending on whichever network has better signal strength.
Enable WiFi Calling On iPhone
The WiFi Calling feature on iPhone helps extend the available network coverage for your device by allowing it to place Calls and send Text Messages using both WiFi and Cellular Networks.
This allows iPhone to make use of Public WiFi Hotspots, if the cellular reception in any area is lacking or weaker compared to the Cellular network.
Similarly, your iPhone will be able to make better calls using Home WiFi Network, if the WiFi signal strength in your home is better than Cellular signal strength.
All that is required to use WiFi calling on iPhone is to enable the feature on your device, the reset will be handled by your iPhone and the Carrier.
Which Carriers Support WiFi Calling?
While it is easy to enable WiFi Calling on iPhone, this feature works only if your telephone company supports WiFi Calling.
You won’t be able to use WiFi Calling on iPhone or Android Phone, if your carrier does not support this feature.
Also, make sure that you check how WiFi Calling minutes are counted and charged by your Carrier.
If you are being charged for WiFi Calling, you may want to take a look at how to make free calls on iPhone using WhatsApp.
1. Enable WiFi Calling on iPhone
If your Carrier supports WiFi calling, you can enable this feature on your iPhone by following the steps below.
1. Open Settings on your iPhone and tap on Phone
2. On the next screen, tap on WiFi Calling.
3. On WiFi Calling screen, move the toggle next to WiFi Calling on This iPhone to ON Position.
Once WiFi Calling is enabled, no further configuration is required. The rest will be taken care of by iPhone and your service provider supporting this feature.
You May Need to Update Emergency Address
While enabling WiFi Calling, you may be prompted to Confirm or Enter your Address for Emergency Services.
This step is designed to allow tracking of your Location in case you or any one makes an Emergency (911) call from your iPhone over a WiFi Network.
Once you confirm your Address, Emergency Service workers will be able to track your Location, even if Location Tracking is disabled on your iPhone.