Not that Verizon has issues with connectivity, as it is has fantastic coverage in the U.S., there are times when you might need to make a call over WiFi if your signal has dropped out.
Starting December 8th, Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge users on Verizon will get an over the air update which will enable voice and video calls over WiFi. The selection is highly limited now, but Verizon has plans to expand compatibility to more Android and iOS devices in early 2016. All calls made within the U.S. are free of charge, and international calls are billed at international long distance rates. Prices vary according to each country.
How to Get Advanced Calling with Wi-Fi Calling
- To activate Wi-Fi Calling on Android, customers must first download and install the latest software update and turn on Advanced Calling from the settings menu.
- Once Advanced Calling is enabled, customers can activate Wi-Fi Calling.
- When a customer uses Advanced Calling on Verizon’s 4G LTE network and travels outside of coverage, the call will seamlessly transfer to a known Wi-Fi hotspot when available.