1. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Not sure if this is just a test, or if it's a permanent thing, but today I made a phone call to my wife and noticed a few things...

    - The clarity was absolutely insane. Like talking to her face to face. It was honestly a bit weird to get used to because I couldn't believe this was coming out of my phone.
    - My wife said that my voice sounded a lot more clear as well (though she wasn't in a WiFi network) so apparently even a one sided WiFi call can receive clarity improvements.
    - There was instantaneous connection when I called her back...meaning it immediately started ringing when I selected her in my recent call list.
    - There was instantaneous disconnect...no lag between hangup and menu, it was literally just completed as soon as I hit the button.

    ...So far, I am QUITE impressed with this tech. The quality is still just shocking to me how clear and defined it sounds. Definitely looking forward to using it in the future!

    Proof:

    AT&T rolled out VoLTE today in Atlanta...-img_4109.jpg
    11-06-2014 03:11 PM
  2. Almeuit's Avatar
    How can you tell it is a wifi call? T-Mobile usually displays "T-Mobile WiFi" at the top when connected.
    11-06-2014 03:31 PM
  3. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Normally, when a phone call is made the wifi bars in the top left corner would switch to a 4G cellular logo. As you can see in the picture, the WiFi indicator is still there.
    11-06-2014 03:36 PM
  4. Almeuit's Avatar
    Normally, when a phone call is made the wifi bars in the top left corner would switch to a 4G cellular logo. As you can see in the picture, the WiFi indicator is still there.
    Really? I have never seen that happen on my friends iPhones (AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, etc.) they keep the WiFi icon if they make a call and are connected to wifi --- I know AT&T said they're going to roll out wifi calling but I would think they would let you know you're on it unless it is just in a testing phase.
    11-06-2014 03:46 PM
  5. zerog46's Avatar
    I thought the same thing that when you make a phone call it switches to cellular. But I just tried with VZW.

    AT&T rolled out VoLTE today in Atlanta...-imageuploadedbytapatalk1415307165.422330.jpg


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    11-06-2014 03:52 PM
  6. Almeuit's Avatar
    I thought the same thing that when you make a phone call it switches to cellular. But I just tried with VZW.

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    Yeah from my experience / knowledge it always keeps the wifi symbol. Apple would have to do an update to allow the phone to work with WiFi calling for other carriers. They said they're working with T-Mobile in the US and EE in Europe -- So I doubt the phone would just be able to use WiFi calling for the other carriers.

    That being said though -- WiFi calling is coming to Verizon and AT&T .. Just not till 2015/2016. They don't feel as rushed to do it .. which makes sense though since they have better coverage.
    11-06-2014 03:55 PM
  7. zerog46's Avatar
    I just made a call and switched the wifi on and off and it didn't seem to make a difference. And VZW isn't supposed to have it until next year.


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    11-06-2014 03:55 PM
  8. Almeuit's Avatar
    I just made a call and switched the wifi on and off and it didn't seem to make a difference. And VZW isn't supposed to have it until next year.


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    Yep -- it is still using cellular.

    Now as Sean said it will drop to a 4G connection if you're on LTE and make a call .. Since AT&T doesn't have VoLTE launched yet it has to drop back to the HSPA (4G) standard. Again .. I expect AT&T to get that going soon as well then it will hold LTE even on a call.
    11-06-2014 03:58 PM
  9. UJ95x's Avatar
    ATT hasn't begun their WiFi calling rollout.
    11-06-2014 03:59 PM
  10. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Hmm, that's weird, could have sworn that the wifi thing changed.

    At any rate, the clarity of the call I made to my wife today was insanely different than normal calls we make, and neither of us were using a headset or anything. There was definitely something different about the quality of the call, no question.
    11-06-2014 03:59 PM
  11. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    ATT hasn't begun their WiFi calling rollout. It's VoLTE that improved your call quality.
    Could be...though I thought this was something that was already in place?
    11-06-2014 04:00 PM
  12. Almeuit's Avatar
    Hmm, that's weird, could have sworn that the wifi thing changed.

    At any rate, the clarity of the call I made to my wife today was insanely different than normal calls we make, and neither of us were using a headset or anything. There was definitely something different about the quality of the call, no question.
    It could have been using HD Voice. I do know AT&T has been working on that and it just works if you call another AT&T customer (such as your wife). .
    11-06-2014 04:00 PM
  13. UJ95x's Avatar
    Could be...though I thought this was something that was already in place?
    Yeah, my mistake. It's HD Voice that improves the quality. ATT doesn't have VoLTE yet either
    11-06-2014 04:02 PM
  14. zerog46's Avatar
    I'm going back into work in and hour and I get a really bad signal in the basement so I'll try it there.


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    11-06-2014 04:04 PM
  15. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Actually, I think it was in fact VoLTE...I just tried it...

    AT&T rolled out VoLTE today in Atlanta...-img_4111.jpg
    11-06-2014 04:04 PM
  16. Almeuit's Avatar
    I'm going back into work in and hour and I get a really bad signal in the basement so I'll try it there.


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    Sounds good! .
    11-06-2014 04:05 PM
  17. Almeuit's Avatar
    Actually, I think it was in fact VoLTE...I just tried it...

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    Ah there you go! Yep VoLTE may be available / being tested in the area .. so therefore it is using HD voice ... Which yes I agree sounds AMAZING.
    11-06-2014 04:05 PM
  18. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    It could have been using HD Voice. I do know AT&T has been working on that and it just works if you call another AT&T customer (such as your wife). .
    Called my dad on Tmobile and it was just as clear, I think VoLTE is being introduced here now.
    11-06-2014 04:05 PM
  19. Almeuit's Avatar
    Called my dad on Tmobile and it was just as clear, I think VoLTE is being introduced here now.
    Definitely sounds like it! ... and sometime next year AT&T will have wifi calling (for those bad spots if you have any that you run into) -- You'll be set.
    11-06-2014 04:11 PM
  20. Les74's Avatar
    I thought the same thing that when you make a phone call it switches to cellular. But I just tried with VZW.




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    When I make calls, my symbol ALWAYS goes to 1x. I have VZW as well.
    11-06-2014 04:12 PM
  21. UJ95x's Avatar
    Actually, I think it was in fact VoLTE...I just tried it...
    Nice! Looks like they're starting it after all
    11-06-2014 04:17 PM
  22. UJ95x's Avatar
    When I make calls, my symbol ALWAYS goes to 1x. I have VZW as well.
    Do you have 3G/4G when not on a call?
    11-06-2014 04:17 PM
  23. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Thanks mods for correcting my brain fart thread title, LOL!
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    11-06-2014 04:19 PM
  24. zerog46's Avatar
    Just made a call from work and the wife was on speaker with it raining out and the call seemed very clear. Not sure if it's a coincidence or what but I'll take it.


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    11-06-2014 05:12 PM
  25. Les74's Avatar
    Do you have 3G/4G when not on a call?
    LTE
    11-06-2014 05:13 PM
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