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=== What is WiFi Calling? ===
 
=== What is WiFi Calling? ===
With Wi-Fi Calling, you can place a phone call if you have a Wi-Fi connection in an area with little or no cellular coverage. Instead of using your mobile carrier's network connection, you can make voice calls via a Wi-Fi network. That could mean using a Wi-Fi connection you have set up at home, or whatever Wi-Fi hotspot you happen to be on when you're out and about, such as at a cafe or library. In most ways, it's like any other phone call, and you still use regular phone numbers.  
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With WiFi Calling, you can place a phone call if you have a WiFi connection in an area with little or no cellular coverage. Instead of using your mobile carrier's network connection, you can make voice calls via a WiFi network. That could mean using a WiFi connection you have set up at home, or whatever WiFi hotspot you happen to be on when you're out and about, such as at a cafe or library. In most ways, it's like any other phone call, and you still use regular phone numbers.
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All four major US carriers (T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T and Verizon) and prepaid carrier Tracfone provide built-in Wi-Fi calling. See the carrier-specific links below to find out how to enable WiFi Calling for your mobile carrier.
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All four major US carriers (T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T and Verizon) and prepaid carrier Tracfone provide built-in WiFi calling. See the carrier-specific links below to find out how to enable WiFi Calling for your mobile carrier.
 
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https://www.t-mobile.com/offer/wifi-calling-wifi-extenders.html
 
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https://e911-reg.tracfone.com/wps/portal/home/!ut/p/a1/dYzLCsIwFES_JtvcKw2tuAtFKVYEF9J6N5KWNC3WpMRowK_3tROd3RnODBDUQFbdBqPC4KwaX0zpEWdlXkiBJe5WGcr9MhXbLE8QBVRAH-VPJMIayIyueb8dpG2SuQHyutNee371z7oPYVowZBhj5MGrtnNW89adGf7a9O4SoP52YTrZ-0ZX8gEbkSEx/dl5/d5/L2dBISEvZ0FBIS9nQSEh/?_ga=1.232729821.310287348.1473702561
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Latest revision as of 08:46, 26 May 2017

What is WiFi Calling?

With WiFi Calling, you can place a phone call if you have a WiFi connection in an area with little or no cellular coverage. Instead of using your mobile carrier's network connection, you can make voice calls via a WiFi network. That could mean using a WiFi connection you have set up at home, or whatever WiFi hotspot you happen to be on when you're out and about, such as at a cafe or library. In most ways, it's like any other phone call, and you still use regular phone numbers.

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image courtesy of vodafone.co.uk

All four major US carriers (T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T and Verizon) and prepaid carrier Tracfone provide built-in WiFi calling. See the carrier-specific links below to find out how to enable WiFi Calling for your mobile carrier.

Verizon

https://www.verizonwireless.com/support/wifi-calling-faqs/

AT&T

https://www.att.com/shop/wireless/features/wifi-calling.html

Sprint

http://shop.sprint.com/mysprint/services_solutions/details.jsp?detId=sprint_wi_fi_calling&catId=service_communication&catName=Communication&detName=Sprint+Wi-Fi+Calling&specialCat

T-Mobile

https://www.t-mobile.com/offer/wifi-calling-wifi-extenders.html

Tracfone

https://e911-reg.tracfone.com/wps/portal/home/!ut/p/a1/dYzLCsIwFES_JtvcKw2tuAtFKVYEF9J6N5KWNC3WpMRowK_3tROd3RnODBDUQFbdBqPC4KwaX0zpEWdlXkiBJe5WGcr9MhXbLE8QBVRAH-VPJMIayIyueb8dpG2SuQHyutNee371z7oPYVowZBhj5MGrtnNW89adGf7a9O4SoP52YTrZ-0ZX8gEbkSEx/dl5/d5/L2dBISEvZ0FBIS9nQSEh/?_ga=1.232729821.310287348.1473702561

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