Vi, previously Vodafone-Idea, telecom giant has expanded voice over Wi-Fi calling service to Apple iPhones in India. Vi is already offering Wi-Fi calling option for select Android smartphones by Oppo, OnePlus, Realme, Xiaomi, and Samsung. Also Read - Reliance Jio vs Vi vs Airtel: Best 4GB daily data prepaid plans under Rs 600
The telecom giant has announced that iPhones running on the latest iOS 14.5 software version, release a week ago, will be able to use Wi-Fi calling service from now on. Also Read - Sardar Udham Released on Amazon Prime Video: How to watch Vicky Kaushal starrer for free
WiFi calling will help iPhone users make and receive voice calls on a Wi-Fi network instead of using the existing cellular network. This feature is best to use in areas with bad cellular reception. Also Read - Good news for iPhone loves! Apple beats Xiaomi to regain second position in global smartphone market
It should be noted that the Vi WiFi calling service is available only in select regions. As per the Vi official website, the service is currently available in Maharashtra and Goa, Kolkata, Gujarat, Delhi and Mumbai circles.
Check supported iPhone models
-iPhone 6s Plus
-iPhone 7 Plus
-iPhone 8 Plus
-iPhone XS Max
-iPhone 11 Pro
-iPhone 11 Pro Max
-iPhone 12 Pro
-iPhone 12 Mini
-iPhone 12 Pro Max
How to enable Vi WiFi calling on iPhone
-To use the WiFi calling feature, you require a Wi-Fi connection, WiFi calling supported iPhone (check the list above), and an active 4G SIM card.
-Then upgrade your iPhone OS to the latest version iOS 14.5 release just a few days ago.
-Go to Settings menu > Phone > and enable WiFi-calling option.