How to Make Wifi Calls on Android

Alicia Santos

Android, Tutorials

Are you tired of paying high phone bills for long-distance calls? With the advent of technology, making calls over WiFi has become a popular and cost-effective solution. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to make WiFi calls on your Android device.

What is WiFi Calling?

WiFi calling allows you to make and receive phone calls using a WiFi network instead of relying on your cellular network. It uses Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology to convert your voice into digital data and transmit it over the internet. This means that as long as you have a stable internet connection, you can make calls from anywhere in the world without incurring expensive roaming charges.

Requirements for WiFi Calling on Android

In order to use WiFi calling on your Android device, you need to meet certain requirements:

  • An Android device: Ensure that your device supports WiFi calling. Most modern Android devices come with this feature, but it’s always good to check with your manufacturer or carrier.
  • An active cellular plan: You must have an active cellular plan with a carrier that supports WiFi calling.

    Not all carriers offer this service, so check with your carrier to ensure it is available.

  • A stable WiFi connection: To make and receive WiFi calls, you need a reliable and secure WiFi network. Ensure that you are connected to a strong and stable WiFi signal.

Enabling WiFi Calling on Your Android Device

To enable WiFi calling on your Android device, follow these steps:

Step 1: Open Settings

Navigate to the Settings app on your Android device by tapping on the gear icon in the app drawer or by swiping down from the top of the screen and selecting the gear icon in the notification shade.

Step 2: Select “Network & Internet”

In the Settings menu, scroll down and select “Network & Internet”. The exact name may vary depending on your Android version or device manufacturer.

Step 3: Tap on “Mobile Network”

Within the “Network & Internet” settings, tap on “Mobile Network”. This is where you can configure your cellular network settings.

Step 4: Enable WiFi Calling

Scroll down in the “Mobile Network” settings until you find the option for WiFi calling. Toggle the switch to enable WiFi calling on your device.

Making WiFi Calls

Once you have enabled WiFi calling on your Android device, making calls is as simple as dialing a regular phone number. When connected to a WiFi network, your device will automatically prioritize using WiFi for calls instead of cellular networks.

Note: Some carriers may require you to use a specific dialer app or enable an additional setting to make WiFi calls. Check with your carrier for any specific instructions or requirements.

Conclusion

WiFi calling is a convenient feature that allows you to make and receive phone calls using a WiFi network. By following the steps outlined in this tutorial, you can easily enable and start making WiFi calls on your Android device. Enjoy staying connected without breaking the bank!

We hope this guide was helpful!

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