The Jio WiFi calling service will be enabled pan-India between January 7 and 16 and will allow Jio users to make or receive calls over Wi-Fi using their existing Jio number. This allows users to make calls even in places with poor or no cellular network.
Additionally, calls made over VoWiFi provides users with a shorter call connection time along with superior call quality compared to calls made over VoLTE or any existing cellular technology.
Jio reveals that the voice and video calls will seamlessly switch-over between VoLTE and Wi-Fi to provide an enhanced voice/video-calling experience to users. The company has revealed that Jio Wi-Fi calling service will be rolled out to all Jio users across the country in a phased manner between Jan 7 to Jan 16.
How to enable Jio WiFi calling in Your Smartphones
The Jio WiFi calling service can be availed by any user who has an active Jio tariff plan and a compatible device. The user will not incur any additional charges for using the service. To enable Jio WiFi calling follow below steps.
Step 1: Check if you have a compatible handset. Head over to Jio’s website to find out. Link
Step 2: Android users with a compatible handset can go to Settings -> Connections -> look for Wi-Fi calling -> Switch the option to On.
iOs users should head to Settings -> Look for Wi-Fi Calling -> Switch on the ‘Wi-Fi Calling on This Phone’ option.
How much does Jio Wi-Fi calling cost?
1) The Wi-Fi Calling feature is available at no additional charge and is included as part of your existing voice plan
2) Your Wi-Fi calls to Indian numbers, regardless of your location within India, are also free of charge
How do I make Wi-Fi calls?
- Once you set up Wi-Fi Calling, you will have to follow the same process as traditional voice calls
- Your phone will automatically toggle between Wi-Fi and cellular network to provide you a seamless call with the best experience.
The Wi-Fi Calling service basically allows customers to make and receive calls over a Wi-Fi network even in remote locations or cellular dark zones of a building. In simple words, with Wi-Fi calling users will be able to make calls even in patchy network areas. Jio says that Wi-Fi calling consumes less than half MB of data for calls per minute so you need to worry about finishing your data.
Reliance Jio now brings its Wi-Fi calling service for both voice as well as video. Jio has been testing Wi-Fi calling for months now with several users across various states including Delhi NCR. The telecom operator is now officially rolling out the service to users.
Reliance Jio has confirmed that its Wi-Fi calling service for both video and voice is now rolling out to all users across the country. If you have any doubt regarding how to enable Jio WiFi calling then you can comment below and we will try to resolve your query.