Vodafone users can now use VoLTE services for free calls: Here is how to enable it
Vodafone users have now one more reason to celebrate apart from the company's revamped plans. The telecom major has launched its VoLTE services for the first time in India. The Vodafone VoLTE service is available only in select cities for now. These are Delhi-NCR, Gujarat and Mumbai. The company has said that the service will next be launched in Kolkata and Karnataka and extended across the country in phased manner.
So this means not all users will be able to enjoy Vodafone VoLTE service at once now. Second important thing to note is that only select mobile handsets support Vodafone 4G VoLTE SIM for now. The phones that support Vodafone 4G VoLTE SIM are OnePlus(OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T, OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T), Huawei (Honor View 10, Honor 9i, Honor 7X and Honor 8 Pro), Xiaomi (Redmi 4, Mi Mix 2 and Mi Max 2), Nokia (Nokia 5 and Nokia 8) and Samsung (Samsung C9 Pro and Samsung J7 Nxt). The company has said that it is working with all handset vendors to bring Vodafone VoLTE support to other phones soon.
VoLTE services have been the headlines for quite some time, courtesy Jio. The company brought VoLTE services at zero cost to its users and it led to a war amidst all the telcos. The service basically allows you to make Voice calls with better speed and HD quality with no extra cost involved. You just have to recharge your phone with normal calling plan and you an avail this service. Vodafone says that all its existing plans will support VoLTE service. Calls made on VoLTE do not consume any mobile data, they are charged as per your normal calls. Vodafone VoLTE service is available only nationally.
After you have your Vodafone 4G SIM and a compatible handset, here is how you enable VoLTE services:
-- First ensure that you handset supports 4G VoLTE network or not. To check if it does or not, SMS 4G CHECK to 199.
-- Update your mobile OS to latest version. Also make sure you are using a 4G SIM.
-- For iOS users, check if VoLTE has been enabled on your phone or not. To enable VoLTE, go to Settings > Mobile Data > Mobile Data Options > Enable 4G >Voice & Data.
-- Android users can enable the VoLTE service. To do so go to your phone's Settings > Mobile networks > Turn on VoLTE call.
-- Dual SIM users have to make sure that their Vodafone SIM is inserted in the SIM slot with data capability and network mode as 4G/3G/2G (Auto).