1. Frostyuk72's Avatar
    Does the s8 plus support WiFi calling on an unlocked version UK model any advise as I'm being given the run around
    07-08-2017 10:57 AM
  2. Alanhd's Avatar
    I'm on EE Pay as you go and they only support wifi calling for pay monthly.
    07-08-2017 12:36 PM
  3. wezzyd's Avatar
    I've got an unlocked s8 using an O2 sim. I've activated it on my account with them but don't see any options on my phone for it. sim only contract
    07-09-2017 04:48 AM
  4. George H1's Avatar
    I have the s8+ (unlocked) and there isn't an option for wifi calling. I have called at&t customer support and the only option is a microcell (which they offered to pay for).
    There should just be an app to install for this like there is for visual voicemail.
    07-13-2017 05:00 PM
  5. mgbosshogg's Avatar
    Worked out the box on EE for me.
    Unlocked BTU firmware.
    07-13-2017 05:12 PM
  6. Jnorton2724's Avatar
    Worked out of the box for me. Using TMobile service and getting WiFi calling and VoLTE
    07-13-2017 05:16 PM
  7. Lepa79's Avatar
    I have the s8+ (unlocked) and there isn't an option for wifi calling. I have called at&t customer support and the only option is a microcell (which they offered to pay for).
    There should just be an app to install for this like there is for visual voicemail.
    How did you get them to offer to pay for that?
    07-13-2017 06:51 PM
  8. gernerttl's Avatar
    Does the s8 plus support WiFi calling on an unlocked version UK model any advise as I'm being given the run around
    That's going to depend on the carrier. AT&T and Verizon won't.

    However, you can get around it by using Skype, Google Voice, or some other WiFi dialer app.
    07-13-2017 09:40 PM
  9. wezzyd's Avatar
    mines xeu firmware. btu is straight from Samsung I think. could that be why or is it a network/firmware thing?
    07-14-2017 09:03 AM
  10. dave92029's Avatar
    Unlocked S8 - Worked out of the box for me. Using TMobile service and getting WiFi calling and VoLTE
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    07-14-2017 09:23 AM
  11. George H1's Avatar
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    07-15-2017 12:23 PM
  12. George H1's Avatar
    How did you get them to offer to pay for that?
    I just told them my situation:
    1. Poor reception in my house on old phone, new phone, and wife's phone.
    2. All are unlocked so wifi calling isn't an option. Make sure they know that you didn't unlock it and that it came that way.
    3. Also probably doesn't hurt that I've been with them for 5 years and flat out asked if I should just look for a different carrier (which I still may).
    Lepa79 likes this.
    07-15-2017 12:24 PM
  13. Lepa79's Avatar
    I just told them my situation:
    1. Poor reception in my house on old phone, new phone, and wife's phone.
    2. All are unlocked so wifi calling isn't an option. Make sure they know that you didn't unlock it and that it came that way.
    3. Also probably doesn't hurt that I've been with them for 5 years and flat out asked if I should just look for a different carrier (which I still may).
    Thank you Sir!
    07-15-2017 12:25 PM
  14. dov1978's Avatar
    Mine is Unlocked in the UK and I've no option for it. I'm on Three pay monthly and as far as I'm aware they only provide it for their own phones they sell. EE I'm sure is the only network that provides it to all
    07-15-2017 01:03 PM
  15. wezzyd's Avatar
    yeah I read on o2's website that you need their firmware Installed, which I don't. bit of a bummer really
    07-16-2017 03:19 AM
  16. dov1978's Avatar
    yeah I read on o2's website that you need their firmware Installed, which I don't. bit of a bummer really
    You can flash the official O2 firmware yourself using Odin and it won't affect your warranty or anything then you'll get the options. I meant to do the same when I got mine but I forgot and I can't be bothered with the hassle of setting up my phone again from scratch now I've got it all set up the way I want it
    07-16-2017 04:15 AM
  17. jeffmd's Avatar
    Wifi calling requires carrier support, after all you are forming a wifi link to the carrier over the internet. So if you are using a pre paid style account or something outside of the US, check to see if they support wifi calling or if they need an addon package for it.
    07-16-2017 08:09 AM
  18. bbbl67's Avatar
    Does the s8 plus support WiFi calling on an unlocked version UK model any advise as I'm being given the run around
    I don't know specifically about that model or about your service provider in the UK. But on my model and on my service provider in North America, you need a specifically modified kernel to do it. So only very specific phones are supported. This is on Android 6.0.1, but not all phones with even that version of Android. Hopefully in the future all you'll need to do is download some kind of an app and it'll work on any model.

    My phone is unlocked, and it was previously locked, but the feature was still implemented. So locked or unlocked should be irrelevant, it's just whether your phone is supported or not.
    07-16-2017 11:47 AM

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