How to activate Wi-Fi calling in Jio and Airtel networks on Android or iOS devices

Voice over Wi-Fi calling feature was first introduced in India by Bharati Airtel with Reliance Jio now joining in by launched in the service – Jio Wi-Fi Calling with Pan India support. Check out How to Activate WiFi calling feature in your Android and iOS devices running on Airtel or Jio network.

What is Wi-Fi calling and how does it work?

Wi-Fi calling works when you are connected to a Wi-Fi network while making calls, this technology lets you make called through the connected Wi-Fi network when the signal strength of your mobile network is low without any extra cost.

Which devices Support Wi-Fi calling in Airtel and Jio?

There are a limited number of devices which support Wi-Fi calling to check whether your device is supporting it, you need to follow the steps mentioned here for Android and iOS devices.

Smartphones supporting Airtel Wi-Fi Calling:

  • Apple: iPhone XR, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro
  • Samsung: Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10e, Galaxy M20, Samsung Galaxy J6, Samsung Galaxy On 6, Samsung Galaxy M30s, Samsung Galaxy A10s
  • OnePlus: OnePlus 7T Pro, OnePlus 7T, OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus 7
  • Xiaomi: Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro, POCO F1

Smartphones supporting Jio Wi-Fi Calling:

Samsung: Samsung has almost all phones that the company has released in the last two-three years.

  • Apple: iPhones running on iOS 13 are supported
  • Google: Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3A and Pixel 3A XL
  • Vivo: Vivo V11, Vivo V11 Pro, Vivo V15, Vivo V15 Pro, Vivo V9, Vivo V9 Pro, Vivo 1904, Vivo Y81, Vivo Y81i, Vivo Y91, Vivo Y91i, Vivo Y93, Vivo Y95, Vivo Y15, Vivo Y17, Vivo Y91, Vivo Z1 Pro
  • Xiaomi: Poco F1, Xiaomi Redmi K20, Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro
  • Motorola: Moto G6
  • Coolpad: CoolPlay 6, Mega 5C, Mega 5
  • Tecno: Tecno Camon i4, Tecno Camon iSKY 3, Tecno Camon iTwin
  • Lava: Lava Z61, Lava Z92, Lava Z60s, Lava Z81
  • Mobiistar: Mobiistar C1, C1 Shine, C2, Mobiistar Enjoy More X1 Selfie X1 Notch

How to Activate WiFi calling for iOS devices (Apple iPhone):

  1. Tap on the Settings icon
  2. Now tap on ‘Phone’ option
  3. In the list tap on ‘Wi-Fi Calling’ option
  4. Now tap on the toggle switch on the right of the “turn on Wi-Fi Calling on this iPhone’ to activate it
  5. You will get a popup – ‘Enable Wi-Fi Calling’, tap on Enable button to activate the Wi-Fi calling on your Apple iPhone device

How to Activate WiFi calling for Android devices:

Note: We are showing you the steps as done Stock Android and Samsung devices, the location of the option can change based on the Skin used and from company to company.

  1. Go to Settings in your smartphone
  2. Now tap on the Connections option
  3. Here you will find the option “Wi-Fi Calling” if you phone supports it, now tap on the Toggle switch on the right of it to turn it ‘ON‘.
  4. In some devices the option Wi-Fi calling is seen under Wi-Fi option itself

The number of devices supporting Wi-Fi calling feature is limited and if you are not able to find the option in your smartphone, it can either be that your smartphone does not support the feature or your network provider has not enabled the feature in your region.

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