Using VoWiFi (Voice over WiFi) with Trawire

Using VoWiFi (Voice over Wi-Fi) in Iceland is similar to using it in other countries, but it’s important to ensure your device and carrier support it. Secure fast wifi by ordering Trawire Portable wifi and you can use VoWiFi with our modems. Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) offers several benefits that can enhance your calling experience, especially in areas with poor cellular coverage. Here are some of the key advantages:

  1. Improved Indoor Coverage: VoWiFi is particularly useful in areas where cellular signals are weak or unavailable, like basements or buildings with thick walls. Wi-Fi networks can provide better coverage indoors.
  2. Call Quality: VoWiFi often delivers higher voice quality, especially in HD voice, compared to traditional cellular calls. This is due to better data bandwidth over Wi-Fi networks.
  3. No Additional Cost: Most carriers offer VoWiFi services without additional charges. Calls made over Wi-Fi usually consume minimal data and might not be deducted from your data plan.
  4. Seamless Experience: When supported, your phone can automatically switch between Wi-Fi and cellular networks during calls without dropping the connection, ensuring a seamless communication experience.
  5. Battery Efficiency: Using Wi-Fi for calls can be more battery-efficient than using a cellular network, especially if you’re in an area with poor cellular reception.
  6. Accessibility in Remote Areas: For areas with limited or no cellular connectivity, VoWiFi is an excellent alternative to stay connected.
  7. International Calls: VoWiFi can reduce the cost of international calls. When you’re connected to Wi-Fi, you can make calls to any number as if you were in your home country, depending on your carrier’s policy.
  8. Emergency Calls: Some carriers allow emergency calls via VoWiFi, which can be crucial in situations where cellular networks are unavailable.
  9. No Need for a Separate App:Unlike other internet calling services, VoWiFi often doesn’t require a separate app. It uses your phone’s native dialer and contacts list.
  10. Compatibility with Existing Numbers: VoWiFi typically works with your existing phone number, so there’s no need for additional setup or new contact information for people to reach you.

These benefits can vary based on your carrier, location, and device compatibility, so it’s always a good idea to check with your service provider for specific details related to their VoWiFi services.

Here’s a step-by-step guide:

  1. Check Compatibility: Ensure your smartphone supports VoWiFi. Most modern smartphones do.
  2. Secure local portable wifi: Order Trawire modem!
  3. Wi-Fi Connection: Connect your smartphone to the Trawire Wi-Fi.
  4. Enable VoWiFi: Go to your phone’s settings.
    – For Android: Go to Settings > Connections or Network & Internet > Wi-Fi Calling. Turn it on.
    – For iOS: Go to Settings > Phone > Wi-Fi Calling. Turn on Wi-Fi Calling on This iPhone.
  5. Update Carrier Settings: Sometimes, you may need to update your carrier settings for VoWiFi to work. You’ll typically receive a notification if an update is needed.
  6. Emergency Services: Be aware that emergency call services might work differently over VoWiFi and ensure you know the process.
  7. Quality and Accessibility: Note that the call quality depends on the Wi-Fi network’s strength and stability.
  8. Data Usage: VoWiFi usually doesn’t count against your cellular data plan, as you are using Trawire Network.

Remember, the availability and functionality of VoWiFi can vary based on your carrier and location within Iceland.

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