1. iRiidium's Avatar
    No I don't want WiFi calling on the iPhone. If I have WiFi access I would rather use FaceTime audio, Skype or another app to make phone calls.


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    Why?


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    01-29-2014 06:48 PM
  2. SwitchBeach's Avatar
    I personally have no need for WiFi calling on my phone. No need.
    01-29-2014 08:02 PM
  3. iRiidium's Avatar
    I personally have no need for WiFi calling on my phone. No need.
    Me either. I'm fortunate to have AT&T...and since my idea of camping is a night at the Hilton I don't expect to be anywhere the unlimited calling wouldn't work. ...but if you've got Sprint or T-Mobile I can understand how wifi calling would be useful on the iPhone since their networks can often leave something to be desired.


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    01-29-2014 08:12 PM
  4. SWH73's Avatar
    Yes. I do.

    Everyone says just use FaceTime, which is great for the iOS eco system. I'm not knocking it. I use it all the time, and it works great. I manage a team of technical folks and it works wonders internationally from any Apple device.

    But what about when you want to call someone who uses a non-Apple Device, or, dare I say it, a feature phone? FaceTime won't get you there. Sure you can use a 3rd party app, but that requires installation of software, possibly paying for airtime, dealing with ads, or requiring the other person to have the same app installed.

    While it works, it's a crappy experience. You end up with 5 or 6 different voice apps (Hangouts, Skype, Viber, BBM, What's App, FB Messenger, etc.) that you have to keep on your device and then keep track of which of your contacts use each of the above apps. Who wants that? Sure doesn't sound like an elegant user experience to me.

    WiFi Calling on iOS 8 beta 3 (only available on the iPhone 5S and T-Mobile) makes all of the the above mess go away.

    It's a beautiful solution that embedded in the OS and requires no overhead for apps / storage. Just dial from your contacts on wifi and you are golden. You won't be tied to the iOS ecosystem (not that there's anything wrong with it), and it can be used in places where cell signal is weak.

    It also means I no longer need an mCell repeater in my house, which saves me another $20.00 bucks a month.

    Lots to like about WiFi calling from where I'm standing....

    I've attached some screen shots to show the feature in the latest beta build of iOS 8 b3. Hopefully y'all won't rat me out for possibly violating my TOS for my Developer account.
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    07-09-2014 12:29 AM
  5. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I hope Verizon offers it. They'll probably charge too much for it though.


    Sent from from my iPhone 5
    07-09-2014 12:56 AM
  6. acerace113's Avatar
    My carrier uses HSDPA(21 Mbps network) for calling and my calls on my iPhone are pretty clear (plus if I remember correctly my carrier supports the HD voice feature on the iPhone). For me it doesn't make a difference since I have a full signal in my house.


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    07-10-2014 08:52 AM
  7. WP7Nettwerk's Avatar
    I waiting Wifi calling on EE network.


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    02-13-2015 06:17 PM
  8. KAY ATCHISON's Avatar
    I'd like wifi calling I'm on AT&T hope it comes to Oklahoma soon
    10-24-2015 03:21 AM
  9. akutch34's Avatar
    My phone says I already have wifi calling..... Does anyone want wifi calling on iPhone?-imageuploadedbyimore-forums1457153191.799294.jpg
    Does anyone want wifi calling on iPhone?-imageuploadedbyimore-forums1457153210.715254.jpg
    03-04-2016 11:47 PM
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