Wi-Fi calling: Samsung Vibrant

Learn how to set up and use Wi-Fi calling, the 911 address, and the connection preference on the Samsung Vibrant.

 

 

 

 

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 Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap the Wi-Fi Calling check box to turn on Wi-Fi Calling, if necessary.
  5. Tap Wi-Fi Calling Settings.
  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.
    • Wi-Fi Only: All calls are made over a Wi-Fi network. If there are no available Wi-Fi networks, phone calls will not connect.
    • Cellular 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.
  8. Tap OK.

 

 

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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 “Menu_key.png” key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and network.
  4. Tap Wi-Fi settings.

 

 

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 Applications.
  4. Scroll to and tap Wi-Fi Calling.
  5. Tap View Tutorial, if desired.
  6. At the bottom of the screen, tap the On/Off icon to turn Wi-Fi Calling on or off.

 

 

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