Your Step-By-Step Guide To Wi-Fi Calling

Wi-Fi calling offers another way to stay connected when communication is a must.
Switch over to Wi-Fi calling when your reception may be obstructed and communication is a must.

Wi-Fi is good for more than just browsing the Internet – you can also use it to make and receive calls. Why would you want to do that? While your Straight Talk service plan gives you reliable, high-speed 4G LTE coverage across the country, you still might find yourself in places where something obstructs cellular signals. These limitations can happen for a lot of reasons, from building materials and geographical features to traveling to areas with limited coverage. So if you find yourself unable to make calls inside the mall or at a friend’s home, Wi-Fi calling offers an easy solution. If you want to give it a try, here’s how to do it.

Step 1: See if your phone supports Wi-Fi calling

Most smartphones are compatible with Wi-Fi calling, but it’s always good to double check. Don’t worry; you don’t have to dig through your phone’s user manual to find out. Just go to It’ll automatically tell you whether or not your phone supports Wi-Fi calling.

*Note: Your phone has to be activated in order for the Wi-Fi calling feature to work. You can activate online any time.

Step 2: Enable Wi-Fi calling

Ready to start making calls on Wi-Fi? Not so fast. The feature has to be enabled first, which you can do by going into your phone’s settings in the “Phone” menu. You can also disable the feature any time you want, but there’s no need to turn it on and off to switch between data and Wi-Fi. If you can’t find where the button is to enable it, Straight Talk has you covered with step-by-step tutorials for all phone models.

Step 3: Connect to a network

Even though Wi-Fi calling is enabled, you can’t actually use it unless you’re connected to a network. For example, you can connect to your home’s Wi-Fi network to make calls from the comfort of your couch. As long as you can access Wi-Fi, you can use Wi-Fi calling.

Having trouble connecting to a Wi-Fi network? Visit the Straight Talk Support Center for tips and tricks.

Step 4: Make all the calls you want

As long as you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network, you’re good to go.

The best part about Wi-Fi calling is that it’s totally unlimited. There won’t be any mystery fees popping up out of the blue. As long as you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network, you’re good to go. P.S. – don’t forget that Wi-Fi calling works for text messages, too!

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