Reliance Jio’s free Wifi calling launched, will also be able to do video calling?
Reliance Jio on Wednesday launched its Most Awaited Wi-Fi Calling Service. With the help of Jio Wi-Fi calling feature, Jio Subscribers will be able to make voice and video calls on the Wi-Fi network. After several months of testing, Jio has decided to launch its Wi-Fi calling service across the country which will be available for voice calls as well as video calls.
However, this service will be launched in all areas by January 16 on a phase basis. Mumbai-based telecom company Jio claims that Jio supports the Wi-Fi Calling Service 150 Handset Smartphones Model. On the other hand, the Airtel Wifi service can be enjoyed only on select handsets of brands like Apple, OnePlus, Samsung and Xiaomi.
Users who have an Active Jio Tariff Plan will be able to make voice calls using Wifi Network with the help of Wi-Fi calling service. For this, the phone does not even have to be connected to the mobile network.
To use the new Jio service, you have to activate Wi-Fi calling or voice-over-Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) in your smartphone. Jio claims that this service is available for more than 150 smartphones. But still this service is not for all smartphones. You can visit this Jio Wi-Fi calling webpage on your smartphone
Remember that Airtel started its Wi-Fi calling service in Delhi-NCR last month. She became the first telecom company to extend this service to customers. A few days later, the company informed about making this service available in other metros like Kolkata and Mumbai.
Benefits of Wi-Fi calling:
Stable and clearer calls: Apple and Android devices support Wi-Fi calling. Without using your phone service provider as a middleman. This is a great way to receive high quality calls Specially indoors.
Make calls from anywhere in India: Helps connect in case of signal issues in remote areas or cellular-dark zones of a building and it is Works on any Wi-Fi network in India.
How It’s Works:
In this service, customers will be able to make live Wi-Fi calling over Wi-Fi network. It will have the facility to switch between VoLTE and Wi-Fi service for voice / video-calling experience. Jio customers will also be able to make video Wi-Fi calls. Another good thing for customers is that this service will be completely free.
You can enable this service in your phone like this-
Users of iOS smartphones must first go to the settings in their phone. Here, they have to go to the phone option and find wi-fi calling option and turn it on. Users should keep both VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling options on for better experience.
At the same time, users of Android smartphones have to go to the settings. Here they will get the option of Connections, in which they will have to turn on the option of Wi-Fi Calling, which will enable this service.