Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi Calling Tutorial - Use Wi-Fi Calling Galaxy S8 to talk and text over an active Wi-Fi connection. Wi-Fi Calling lets you talk and text from indoor locations where it’s hard even for a strong cellular signal to reach.
Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi Calling Tutorial
Wi-Fi Calling can be used in the Domestic Coverage Area (U.S., Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands) and from most international countries.
BENEFITS A new way to keep the conversation going • Wi-Fi Calling is easy to set up and use. • Once enabled, Wi-Fi Calling works automatically. o Domestic Coverage Area (U.S., Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands): Connects when wireless network coverage is weak or unavailable. o Outside of the Domestic Coverage Area: Connects anytime you connect to a Wi-Fi network.* • It works with your AT&T mobile number and compatible device—no new number or app required. *Use of Wi-Fi Calling may be restricted in some countries
HOW IT WORKS Calling and texting with Wi-Fi Calling
Wi-Fi Calling is available on select devices. Once you set up Wi-Fi Calling on your phone, you’ll be able to enjoy the benefits. Just follow the steps in your phone’s settings to get started. Wi-Fi Calling billing is based on the number being called or messaged and is the same no matter where the Wi-Fi network connection is made.
WiFi Calling • You can make calls to domestic numbers and receive calls with no additional charge and no impact on voice call airtime usage. • For international calls, the rates from your calling plan or international long distance package apply. • Your calls to premium numbers such as 411 will be billed at standard premium rates.
Texting • Text messages you send or receive with Wi-Fi Calling count the same as regular text messages. You will be charged according to your current rate plan.
Samsung Galaxy S8 support Wi-Fi Calling
AT&T offers convenient Wi-Fi calling and texting on select compatible devices. Select Shop now to see if your phone supports Wi-Fi Calling or to find a phone with Wi-Fi Calling capabilities.
*AT&T Wi-Fi Calling: Requires AT&T Wi-Fi Calling-capable smartphone and Wi-Fi network. Once enabled, phone automatically makes/receives calls/text messages over Wi-Fi in the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (“Domestic Coverage Area) if wireless network coverage is weak or unavailable, or outside of the Domestic Coverage Area anytime you connect to a Wi-Fi network. Wi-Fi Calling is available on select devices. Charges: (Voice) Wi-Fi Calls to domestic numbers will not incur additional charges (excluding calls to 411 and other premium numbers) and will not impact voice call airtime usage. International Long Distance: Wi-Fi calls to international numbers will incur international long distance charges. Please visit att.com/worldconnect for a list of AT&T international long distance calling pay-per-use rates and available packages. (SMS/MMS) Text messages sent/received through Wi-Fi Calling count against the messaging usage limits of your plan. Service Limits: Use of Wi-Fi Calling may be restricted in some countries. See excluded countries in the FAQs. If you move in or out of Wi-Fi coverage while on a Wi-Fi call your call will disconnect unless you have AT&T HD Voice coverage (911 calls will disconnect even if you are within HD Voice coverage). HD Voice not available everywhere. To enable Wi-Fi Calling, must have postpaid wireless account provisioned for HD Voice. Visit att.com/hdvoice for more details. Cannot use Wi-Fi Calling to call 211, 311, 511, and 811. Wi-Fi Calling FAQ for more information. TTY Limitations for 911 Calls & Real-Time Text (RTT) Progress: Due to technical limitations, Wi-Fi Calling cannot be used with TTY devices and will not support 911 calls over TTY devices. Persons with communications disabilities can still reach 911 services by either (1) calling 911 directly using a TTY over the cellular network or from a landline telephone, or (2) sending a text message to 911 directly (in areas where text-to-911 is available) from a wireless device, or (3) using relay services to place a TTY or captioned telephone service (CTS) call from a wireless phone over the cellular network or from a landline telephone, or (4) using relay services to place a IP Relay or IP CTS call over a cellular data or other IP network. View RTT progress
Galaxy S8 WI-FI CALLING
Here the Galaxy S8 Manual Wifi Calling tutorial: Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the Settings icon.
Wi-Fi Calling Galaxy S8+ is turned off by default. To use Wi-Fi Calling you'll need a Wi-Fi Internet connection and a postpaid AT&T wireless account provisioned with HD Voice. Select Connections. Select Wi-Fi Calling. Enter the desired address, then select Verify address.
Note: You will be prompted to confirm the address. If the address is correct, select Use this address. If it is not correct, select Enter a different address and try again. Select OK. TURN Galaxy S8 WI-FI CALLING ON/OFF: Select the On/Off switch. QUICKLY TURN WI-FI CALLING ON/OFF: Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the Wi-Fi Calling icon.
When connected to Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Calling is on, and a cellular connection is unavailable or poor, you'll see the Wi-Fi Calling icon in the Notification bar to indicate that calls will be carried over Wi-Fi.
When Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi Calling is enabled, the call and video call icons will change to Wi-Fi calling icons. Making a call is the same whether on Galaxy S8 cellular or Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi. From the home screen, select the Phone icon > Dial pad > enter the desired number > Call icon.