WiFi Calling: Airtel Start WiFi Calling Service in Five Cities: Telecom company Airtel has started Wi-Fi calling service in Mumbai, Kolkata, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on Monday. The company had earlier introduced Wi-Fi calling in the Delhi-NCR circle.
Following a successful launch in Delhi/NCR, Airtel expands its Voice Over Wi-Fi service – ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ to Mumbai, Kolkata, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu.
Airtel smartphone customers in these states will now enjoy improved indoor calling experience!Advertisement
— Bharti Airtel (@airtelnews) December 23, 2019
However, only users of Samsung, Apple, Xiaomi and OnePlus will be able to use this service of Airtel. At the same time, users will be able to communicate without the network through this service. So let’s know about Airtel Wi-Fi service …
Voice calls can be made through a Wi-Fi network:
Airtel users will be able to make voice calling over Wi-Fi networks through this feature. However, this feature is limited to Airtel Extreme Broadband only. On the other hand, Reliance Jio has also started testing Wi-Fi calling. But till now the official announcement regarding this service has not been made by the company.
Airtel will support Wi-Fi calling feature in this device:
Airtel has added six new devices to the list of smartphones that are compatible with its Wi-Fi Calling service.
Samsung S10 & M20 series and OnePlus 6 series devices are now compatible with Airtel’s Voice over Wi-Fi service. pic.twitter.com/VWovPmd8DI
— Bharti Airtel (@airtelnews) December 20, 2019
Apple: iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 8, iPhone 7, iPhone 6, iPhone SE, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone XS and iPhone 11 Pro.
Samsung: Samsung Galaxy J6, Samsung Galaxy On6, Samsung Galaxy M30S, Samsung Galaxy A10S, Samsung Galaxy S10, Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S10E and Samsung Galaxy M20.
OnePlus: OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus 7T, OnePlus 7T Pro, OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T.
Xiaomi: Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro.
Here’s how to set up WiFi calling:
You will be able to make WiFi calling only when your smartphone is going to support WiFi calling. You can check this by going to the network settings in the phone’s settings.
If the option of Wi-Fi calling is visible in your phone’s network settings, then you can make WiFi calling by turning it on. You can also make settings for Wi-Fi calling by clicking this link on your phone.
Reliance Jio’s Wi-Fi calling:
According to media reports, Reliance Jio started testing the VO Wi-Fi feature in Nashik, Maharashtra. At the same time, a screenshot of a Twitter user was shared, in which information on testing of this feature was found. At the same time, the icon of the VO Wi-Fi feature could be seen in this screenshot.
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