Wi-Fi Calling Service is Terrible
SpringTx
Enthusiast - Level 2

Wi-Fi calling is enabled on my phone, but it works poorly. I suspect the problem is that the phone prefers to use the cell network, even when the signal is low. In my house, the signal drifts from  0 to 2 bars - it drifts this much even if I'm standing still. 

T-Mobile's Wi-Fi calling service provides the options "Wifi preferred" and "wifi only"  When I was with T-Mobile, I always had it set to wifi-preferred, and the service was excellent. Can Verizon PLEASE provide something similar?

(I live in a fringe area for Verizon service, so please don't repeat the mantra that Verizon has the best network in the universe.  Like every other carrier, quality of service is dependent on where you are relative to the towers. Wi-Fi calling is my only hope for adequate service at home.)

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LezGrl79
Enthusiast - Level 2

So apparently it works doing it that way. But the wifi calling icon doesn't show up so I couldn't tell.

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Weth
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Sounds like a bug! Glad it worked.

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LezGrl79
Enthusiast - Level 2

yea. I see the wifi icon and the airplane. But it won't show the wifi calling one.

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LezGrl79
Enthusiast - Level 2

I actually tried but it didn't work for me. I noticed this is under galaxy s6 and I'm on the s7.

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Weth
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It should still work with the S7.

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LezGrl79
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I was able to call my voicemail doing that. I'll try calling my mom or something and see if it works. Cuz if it is, the icon for wifi calling isn't showing up. I'll get back in a sec.

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DigitalRules
Specialist - Level 1

Still not sure if Verizon offers Wi-fi calling? (not on my phone anyway)

If in your shoes I would install one of the free Wi-fi calling apps & see how that works for you. I use Talkatone & it works great on stable Wi-fi connections.  Sounds MUCH better than VoLTE did.

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