Wi-Fi calling: Samsung Galaxy S III

    Learn how to set up and use Wi-Fi calling, the 911 address, and the connection preference on the Samsung Galaxy S III. Find out more on this page:

     

    Set up

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    Set up

    Register the 911 address

    To use Wi-Fi calling, you must first register your 911 address at my.t-mobile.com. If you do not, you may see a REG09 error. To learn how to register your 911 address, see: 911 addresses: My T-Mobile.

     

     

    Set phone to use Wi-Fi or mobile networks

    To set the connection preference for the phone to use Wi-Fi calling or mobile networks, follow these steps:

     

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Connections.
    4. Tap More networks.
    5. Tap Wi-Fi Calling.
    6. Tap Connection Preferences.
    7. Select one of the following options:

      • Wi-Fi Preferred: All calls are made over an available Wi-Fi network. If there are no available Wi-Fi networks, then calls are made over the cellular network.
      • Cellular Network Preferred: All calls are made over the cellular network. If the cellular network is not available, then calls are made over an available Wi-Fi network.
      • Never use Cellular Network: All calls are made over a Wi-Fi network. If there are no available Wi-Fi networks, phone calls will not connect.

     

     

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    Turn on and connect

    Turn on Wi-Fi and connect to network

    To use Wi-Fi calling, you must first turn on Wi-Fi and connect to a network. To turn on Wi-Fi and connect, follow these steps:

     

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap the Wi-Fi Switch to On. The Switch moves right and turns green.
    4. Tap Wi-Fi.
    5. Tap the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to.
      Note: If you do not see the network, tap Scan.
    6. If prompted, enter the password.
      Note: If necessary, tap Show advanced options to enter IP settings and Proxy settings.
    7. Tap Connect.

     

     

    Turn on Wi-Fi calling

    To turn on Wi-Fi calling, follow these steps:

     

    1. If this is the first time you are using Wi-Fi calling, start with registering your 911 address and connection preference (above).
    2. Turn on Wi-Fi and connect to a network.
    3. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    4. Tap Settings.
    5. Tap More settings.
    6. Tap the Wi-Fi Calling Switch to On. The Switch moves right and turns green.

     

     

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