Configuring Wi-Fi Calling on Mobile Devices

This article outlines steps to configure Wi-Fi calling features on popular mobile device platforms.  Wi-Fi calling ensures adequate network coverage to make and receive calls in buildings that lack cellular network signal.  It's important that the mobile device is connected to a campus Wi-Fi network when setting up or using Wi-Fi calling.  

Connecting to Wi-Fi

If you haven't already done so, you will need to configure your mobile device to connect to the campus Wi-Fi network to utilize this feature while on campus.  For instructions on how to connect your mobile device to a campus Wi-Fi network, please visit one of the Wi-Fi for Students, Faculty, and Staff article and select your type of mobile device.

Instructions to Enable Wi-Fi Calling

Apple 

  1. Navigate to Settings, then Phone, then Wi-Fi Calling.  
  2. Turn on the Wi-Fi Calling feature
  3. Links to support documentation can be found on the Apple Website.

Android 

  1. If your device supports Wi-Fi calling, options to enable this feature will be found in Settings, then Connections.  Android devices vary based on manufacturer and carrier, so it's recommended that you consult your carrier's documentation on how to enable this feature if it's not readily found under Settings.
  2. Links to support documentation from standard carriers can be found here:
    1. AT&T
    2. Verizon Wireless
    3. T-Mobile
    4. Sprint
    5. Google Fi
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Mon 8/20/18 4:12 PM
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