Recently, there are two famous and reliable service providers Jio and Airtel started to roll out a new technology – VoWiFi or simply WiFi Calling in select cities and also only to select smartphones in India which means you can make calls via WiFi. VoWiFi is similar to VoLTE but it uses the WIFI network to make calls instead of 4G. VoWiFi service is a Wi-Fi-based VoIP service which is mainly designed to work smoothly on wireless devices such as PDAs or laptop. By using this great VoWiFi technology, you are going to make outgoing calls even when there is no strong cellular connectivity or low signal. It is purely designed to handle indoor network gaps as several telecom operators find it very hard to get easy approvals for Right of Way and site approvals in residential areas.

The Airtel VoWiFi service was initially available currently in Mumbai, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Kolkata, Kerala and Tamil Nada and not it is rolled out to all the circles expect J&K. Also, the new move by Jio towards VoWiFi service will surely help Jio enhance indoor voice calling experience for its users in India. VoWiFi will help in addressing some major issues of insufficient coverage for sure. For now, Jio’s service is available to more smartphones than Airtel and is available to all the circles in India. It is also to be noted that Jio rolled out the service next to Airtel but in terms of availability to large number of handsets, here Jio move ahaed of Airtel.

Do you want to know about the VoWiFi supporting handset for Jio and Airtel? Here are the lists of those supportable smartphones

  • Apple iPhone 6S
  • Apple iPhone 6S Plus
  • Apple iPhone SE
  • Apple iPhone 7
  • Apple iPhone 7 Plus
  • Apple iPhone 8
  • Apple iPhone X
  • Apple iPhone XR
  • Apple iPhone XS
  • Apple iPhone XS Max
  • Apple iPhone 11
  • Apple iPhone 11 Pro
  • Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • OnePlus 6
  • OnePlus 6T
  • OnePlus 7
  • OnePlus 7 Pro
  • OnePlus 7T
  • OnePlus 7T Pro
  • Redmi K20
  • Redmi K20 Pro
  • Poco F1
  • Samsung Galaxy S10+
  • Samsung Galaxy S10
  • Samsung Galaxy S10e
  • Samsung Galaxy M20
  • Samsung Galaxy M30s
  • Samsung Galaxy A10s
  • Samsung Galaxy On 6
  • Samsung Galaxy J6

The most common point between telecom provider, Jio and Airtel VoWiFi services is that both these famous telecom operators are providing this great feature free of cost for domestic calls. You do not have to pay anything for making any domestic calls to your relatives or friends. WiFi calling can be used when your smartphone is connected over a WiFi network even if your friend is just using a normal smartphone app. If you are not connected over a WiFi network, then all calls will be made using VoLTE or GSM network.

For using this new feature offered by Airtel and Jio telecom operators, you need to enable WiFi calling or VoWiFi on your smartphones. You should also check whether your smartphone is supporting VoWiFi services or not.

So, what are you waiting for? Enjoy the benefits of VoWiFi services right now!

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