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08-16-2014 09:34 PM
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    Default Wi-Fi Calling On Boost Mobile Galaxy Rush 3G

    Hi Everyone,

    I've just spent the last 90 minutes searching for an answer that even remotely addresses my question, but I failed miserably.

    My Boost Galaxy Rush 3G has always dropped 9 out 10 calls from inside my house (anywhere else, it's fine).

    I never made a big deal about it, because when I'm in my house, I can just use my land-line phone.

    If this matters, my device shows between -93 to -86 dbm 2 asu

    I know less than nothing about Wi-Fi.

    My phone has Wi-Fi and GPS in their "Location Services", but I've just had the Wi-Fi turned off for the last 18 months.

    When I turned it on, it would show me half a dozen Wi-Fi networks which required passwords that I didn't have, so I said "screw it."

    Yesterday, I changed my internet, cable, and land-line phone service.

    Since I had a tech in my house, I asked him what Wi-Fi was all about, but since there was a language barrier I could not understand his explanation.

    HOWEVER, he set up my own Wi-Fi network (with my own password), and now I have Wi-Fi on my phone.

    Well, if you haven't drifted-off yet...Here's my question:

    Will I have less dropped calls now?

    I just read a whole bunch of stuff about Wi-Fi calling, but the directions said to do Settings/More settings/Wi-Fi Calling.

    I don't have the "Wi-Fi Calling" option. In my "More Settings", I have Airplane Mode, Mobile Networks, Tethering, and VPN

    In the "Mobile Networks", I have Mobile Data (which is check-marked) and Connections Optimizer. Under "Tethering", it just has Blue-Tooth tethering (UN-checked box: Not sharing this device's internet connection).

    So, now that I have all of those pretty Wi-Fi arc-shaped bars (which I've never had before), will I drop less calls, or does it make absolutely no difference, regarding dropped calls?

    Thank-you Everybody.

    -Danny
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    Default Re: Wi-Fi Calling On Boost Mobile Galaxy Rush 3G

    It makes no difference in terms of cell coverage or dropped calls. WiFi calling is only available on select devices on T-Mobile (Maybe Sprint. Not sure if they rolled it out yet), but for anything else the calls will still go over standard voice connection.

    It might improve battery life if you had poor cell service indoors before, but that's about it.

    Sent from my Galaxy S4 running SlimKat 4.4.4

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