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Turn on Wi-Fi Calling on Galaxy Phones

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No signal, no problem. You’re covered with Wi-Fi Calling on participating carriers. With this feature, you can make calls and send messages over a Wi-Fi connection. Now you’ll never be denied by a weak signal again.

Note: For this feature to work, your phone must be connected to a Wi-Fi network and have an active SIM card inserted.

Turn on Wi-Fi Calling

No more walking around in circles trying to get a signal. When you turn on Wi-Fi Calling, you can make calls over your phone's network connection.

Navigate to and open the Phone app. Tap More Options, and then tap Settings. Tap Wi-Fi Calling and then tap the switch to turn the feature on. If you receive a popup asking you to enter your address, enter the requested information and then tap Save. Wi-Fi calls will now be enabled. To turn Wi-Fi Calling off, just tap the switch again.

Wi-Fi Calling On from Settings

Note: On AT&T phones, VoLTE must be turned on to activate Wi-Fi Calling.

Wi-Fi Calling Settings

You can also set your preferences for making calls when your cellular network or Wi-Fi is unavailable.

Navigate to and open the Phone app. Tap More Options, and then tap Settings. Tap Wi-Fi Calling.

The following settings are available:

  • Cellular Network Preferred: Your cellular network will be used for calls. If cellular network is unavailable, Wi-Fi will be used.

  • Wi-Fi preferred: Your phone's Wi-Fi network will be used for calls. If Wi-Fi is unavailable, cellular network will be used.

Wi-Fi calling turned on from Settings

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