Wi-Fi calling: TSamsung Sidekick 4G

Learn how to set up and use Wi-Fi calling, the 911 address, and the connection preference on the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G.

 

 

 

 

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 Apps.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi Calling.
  3. Tap the Wi-Fi Calling check box to turn on Wi-Fi Calling.
  4. Tap the Menu key.
  5. Tap 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.

 

 

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, press the Menu sk4Gmenu.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and network.
  4. Tap Wi-Fi settings.
  5. If necessary, tap Wi-Fi to turn on and view Wi-Fi networks.
  6. Press the Menu sk4Gmenu.png key.
  7. Tap Scan.
  8. Scroll to and tap the Wi-Fi network to which you want to connect.
  9. If security is enabled, enter the key or wireless password.
  10. Tap Connect.

 

 

Turn on Wi-Fi calling

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Wi-Fi settings.
  5. Tap the Wi-Fi check box to turn on Wi-Fi, if necessary.
  6. Tap to select the desired network.
  7. Enter the password, if necessary.
  8. Tap Connect.
  9. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  10. Tap Wi-Fi Calling.
  11. Tap the Wi-Fi Calling check box to turn on Wi-Fi Calling.