Wi-Fi calling on iPhone is a useful feature when your phone doesn’t have strong cellular coverage. There are some areas where cellular service providers may not reach, but you can find a Wi-Fi connection nearby, and by using Wi-Fi calling feature, you can make or receive calls on your iPhone. If you are in a situation, where you have to manage with poor cellular coverage, you can enable WiFi calling on iPhone X, 8 Plus, 8, 7 Plus, 7, 6(s) Plus, 6(s), 5s and SE.

You can make Wi-Fi Call on iPhone 5c or later; when you turn on Wi-Fi Calling on your iPhone, check whether your on a supported carrier this feature. Next, follow the steps. It is quite easy to set up Wi-Fi calling on your iOS device. Note that when your cellular service is enabled, your iPhone uses it for emergency calls by default. But the moment you turn on Wi-Fi calling (in the absence of cellular coverage), your emergency calls may use Wi-Fi calling. The Wi-Fi calling feature will use your iOS device’s location to help response efforts when you make an emergency call, irrespective of whether you have enabled Location Services on your iPhone.

How to Setup and Use WiFi Calling on iPhone in iOS 11

How to Enable WiFi Calling on iPhone in iOS 11

Turn ON Wi-Fi Calling in iOS 11 on iPhone

Step #1: Launch Settings app on your iPhone.

Step #2: Scroll down and tap on Phone.

Go to Setting and Tap on Phone App on iPhone

Step #3: Under the CALLS section, tap on Wi-Fi Calling.

Tap on Wifi Calling

Step #4: Here, toggle the switch of Wi-Fi Calling on This iPhone.

Toggle ON Wifi Calling on iPhone in iOS 11

Apple gives you a warning message about location data and what your mobile network collects. You need to tap on Enable button to turn on Wi-Fi Calling.

Once you have setup Wi-Fi calling on your iPhone, you can make and receive Wi-Fi calls.

Note that some mobile operators like AT&T give you a Safari WebView, where you may be asked to agree to terms and conditions and provide and Emergency Call address; if you have dialled 911 and the authority fails to locate you on Wi-Fi, the emergency responders can get a place to send assistance.

How to Turn ON Wi-Fi Calling on Other Devices

You can enable any of your iOS devices the ability to make and receive Wi-Fi calls, provided they are using the same iCloud account as is used on iPhone.

Step #1: Launch Settings app on your iPhone.

Step #2: Now tap on Phone.

Step #3: Next, tap on Wi-Fi Calling.

Step #4: Then choose Add Wi-Fi Calling for Other Devices.

Step #5: You will be prompted with a Safari WebView asking you to sync your other devices. Tap on Continue and finish the process.

On your other devices, you will get an alert to confirm availability for Wi-Fi calling.

That’s it!

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