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Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus: How To Use WiFi Calling

Did you know that it’s possible to make free voice calls when you’re connected to Wi-Fi? With built-in Wi-Fi calling on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus, your phone will use a Wi-Fi signal to connect you to another mobile. Not only does this feature cost nothing to use, but also the call quality is usually significantly better than standard calls.

The key to Wi-Fi Calling is that you must first be connected to a Wi-Fi network for it to work. You’ll need to either be connected via Wi-Fi to your home Internet connection, or connected to a public Wi-Fi hotspot.

Once you have connected to Wi-Fi, you can set up Wi-Fi Calling in the settings menu on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus. We’ve provided a guide below to help you get started.

 

WiFi Calling On Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus

Turn on & connect

Make sure Wi-Fi is switched on by following the steps below

  1. Tap the Apps icon from the home screen
  2. Tap to open the Settings app.
  3. Put the Wi-FiSwitch into to the ON position, if not already
  4. TapMore connection settings.
  5. Next, tapWi-Fi Calling.
  6. Put the Wi-FiSwitch into to the ON position.
  7. Select eitherWi-Fi preferred or Never use Cellular Network to turn on Wi-Fi calling.

 

Set connection preference

To set up preferences with Wi-Fi calling, follow the steps below.

  1. Tap the Apps icon from the home screen
  2. Tap to open the Settings app.
  3. Put the Wi-FiSwitch into to the ON position, if not already.
  4. Navigate to “Connections,” then tapMore connection settings.
  5. TapWi-Fi Calling.
  6. Select one of the these options:
    • Wi-Fi Preferred
    • Cellular Network Preferred
    • Never use Cellular Network

 

Your Galaxy S8 will now be setup to make calls via Wi-Fi!

 

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