OnePlus, iPhones and more get Airtel Wi-Fi calling

OnePlus, iPhones and more get Airtel Wi-Fi calling

Indian cellular service provider Airtel, earlier in the month, announced to launch the new Wi-Fi calling service in select parts of the country.

Now, the company has revealed a list of branded phones compatible with the Wi-Fi calling. There is no need for the mobile owners to install a separate app to enable and he or she can just activate it in the settings.

Here's how to switch on the Wi-Fi calling on your phone:
Apple iPhone: Just go to the Settings >> Phone >> Wi-Fi calling - enable it

Android mobile: Go to Settings >> Wireless and Network Settings >> Tap More or More Networks option >> scroll down to Wi-Fi Calling - enable it

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Here's the list of the phones compatible with Airtel Wi-Fi calling:
Apple: All mobiles starting from iPhone 6S series and later version
Samsung: Galaxy J6, A10s, On6, S10, S10+, S10e, M20
OnePlus: OnePlus 7 and 6 series 
Xiaomi: Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro & POCO F1

What is Wi-Fi calling?
As the name suggests, Wi-Fi calling makes use of lnternet connection instead of a mobile network signal. This comes handy when you are in a remote location with low network service, but has fiber-based internet service with a router. When Wi-Fi calling is activated, the phone will be able to switch between the Wi-Fi and cellular network for seamless conversation. 

Airtel says that this a free service. But for now, Wi-Fi calling is now available in Delhi and NCR. It is expected to be expanded to other regions of India in the coming days.

New update: Now, Airtel has expanded Wi-Fi calling support in more regions-- Mumbai, Kolkata, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu.

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