Bharti Airtel

Airtel launches ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ in India

Airtel launched its voice over Wi-Fi service –‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’. ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ is designed to enhance voice calling experience for Airtel smartphone customers, especially when they are indoors. With ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’, customers with  Wi-Fi at home or office will get excellent signal quality indoors. There will be no extra charge for calls made over ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ and the application consumes minimal data. The service is currently available to Airtel customers in Delhi NCR and will be gradually rolled out across India.

Airtel Wi-Fi Calling Launched in India

Randeep Sekhon, Chief Technology Officer, Bharti Airtel said, “As a customer-obsessed brand, we are constantly working on improving customer experience based on their feedback. Seamless indoor coverage has been a key ask from mobile customers but getting permissions for site installations has always been a big challenge for mobile operators, particularly in top metros. ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ is another pioneering technology intervention from Airtel and will go a long way in making the voice calling experience more seamless.”

‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ does not require any app and can be configured on the smartphone by following the steps mentioned below: 

  1. Check smartphone compatibility on airtel.in/wifi-calling
  2. Upgrade device operating software to the latest version that supports Wi-Fi Calling*
  3. Go to Settings on your mobile phone and Switch On Wi-Fi Calling
  4. Keep VoLTE switched on as well for a seamless experience

List of Smartphones that support ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’  

  • Apple: All iPhone series starting 6s and above
  • Xiaomi: Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro & POCO F1
  • Samsung: J6, A10s, On6, M30s
  • OnePlus: All models of OnePlus 7 Series

Airtel is working with all leading smartphone brands to roll out compatibility with ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’.

The service is currently compatible with Airtel Xstream Fiber home broadband and will soon be compatible with all broadband services and Wi-Fi hotspots.

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