Wi-Fi calling: BlackBerry Curve 8520

Learn how to set up and use Wi-Fi calling, the 911 address, and the connection preference on the BlackBerry Curve 8520. 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 the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select the Manage Connections icon.
  3. Scroll to and select Mobile Network Options.
  4. Under Connection Preference, choose from the following options:
    • Wi-Fi Only
    • Wi-Fi Preferred
    • Mobile Network Preferred
    • Mobile Network Only
  5. Press the Menu key.
  6. Scroll to and select Save.

 

 

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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 the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Manage Connections.
  3. Scroll to Wi-Fi.
  4. Verify that Wi-Fi is turned on.
  5. In the same screen, scroll to and select Set up Wi-Fi Network.
  6. Select Next.
  7. Select Scan For Networks.
  8. If prompted, select Turn Wi-Fi on.
  9. From the list of available Wi-Fi networks, select the appropriate Wi-Fi network.
  10. Enter the required security key (credentials) if necessary.
  11. Select Connect to connect to the Wi-Fi network.
  12. To save the Wi-Fi network connection as a profile, select Yes from the Save this Wi-Fi Network as a Profile field.
  13. In the Profile Name field, enter a profile name.
  14. Select Next.
  15. Select Finish to complete the connection to an available Wi-Fi network.

 

 

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. The device will automatically attempt to connect to Wi-Fi Calling if the connection preference is set to Wi-Fi Preferred or Wi-Fi Only.

 

 

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