How to Make a Wi-Fi Calling on iPhone

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Cedric Grantham Updated on Jun 25, 2019 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

If your carrier supports Wi-Fi calling on iPhone, you can set up Wi-Fi calling on iPhone and make & receiving Wi-Fi calling from other compatible devices. Apple supported carriers to make a Wi-Fi calling: Bell & Roger in Canada, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint in the USA, EE & Vodafone in the United Kingdom, 3 & Smartone in Hong Kong, China, and Zain in Saudi Arabia. At the very beginning, let's start with what's Wi-Fi calling on iPhone.

What's Wi-Fi calling

Wi-Fi calling is a carrier-driven and SIM (IP Multimedia Subset) technology supported solution to make a call through the Wi-Fi internet instead of carrier's cell tower. If the area you are living is poor at carrier network, it better for you to use Wi-Fi calling on iPhone, iPad or Mac.

How to set up Wi-Fi calling on iPhone

For use Wi-Fi calling, iPhone 5C and later iPhone models are required.

1. Go to Settings on your iPhone.

2. Scroll down to find Phone>tap it> tap Wi-Fi calling.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi calling on This iPhone, and tap Enable to confirm the operation.

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How to add a device to Wi-Fi Calling on iPhone

If you have multiple iOS devices and want to turn on Wi-Fi calling on all of them, here are the simple tips to add Wi-Fi calling to other iOS devices.

1. Go to Settings on your iPhone.

2. Tap phone> tap turn on Wi-Fi calling on This iPhone.

3. Turn on Calls on Other Devices>tap Add Wi-Fi calling For Other devices.

4. Open your iPad or Mac, sign in to iCloud and FaceTime with the same Apple ID account and password logged in your iPhone.

5. Turn on Wi-Fi calling on iPad: go to Settings>scroll down to find FaceTime>tap Calls from iPhone>tap Upgrade to Wi-Fi Calling; turn on Wi-Fi calling on Mac: run FaceTime>choose FaceTime>click Preference>click Settings>choose Calls From iPhone>select Upgrade to Wi-Fi Calling. If you have added other devices on Wi-Fi calling but don't want to use it anymore, you can remove the device by turning off Wi-Fi calling for the device from the list.

6. Enter your iPhone passcode to allow adding devices to Wi-Fi calling on iPhone

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