What is Wi-Fi calling and how do I enable it?

Wi-Fi calling lets you make calls over the internet using your phone number, ideal for saving minutes or connecting in low-coverage areas. It’s a savvy feature for today’s phones and is typically easy to enable on compatible phones.

How to enable Wi-Fi calling on your Mint Mobile account

The first thing you need to do is enable Wi-Fi calling within your Mint Mobile account. This will include providing your emergency 911 address in case you ever have to dial 911 while connected to Wi-Fi.

  1. Log in to the Mint Mobile app or your Mint Mobile account online
  2. Select Wi-Fi Calling & Text from the menu
  3. Click Enable
  4. Enter your emergency 911 address

Once completed, you should receive a text message from Mint Mobile confirming this change. Then you just have to make sure Wi-Fi calling is also enabled on your phone.

How to enable Wi-Fi calling on iPhone

  1. Open your iPhone’s Settings
  2. Select Cellular
    • If your phone has Dual SIM you may have to select Mint Mobile under the Cellular Plans section
  3. Select Wi-Fi Calling and turn it on
  4. Enter your emergency 911 address if prompted

How to enable Wi-Fi calling on an Android phone

  1. Go into your phone’s settings
  2. Select Connections
    • You may also need to select Network & Internet
  3. Select Wi-Fi Calling and turn it on
  4. Enter your emergency 911 address if prompted

Settings for Android phones can vary by make & model, so if you still can’t find the Wi-Fi calling option on your phone, we recommend checking your user manual or searching online for the steps specific to your phone.

And that’s all there is to it. Once you’ve successfully enabled Wi-Fi calling on your phone, you should be able to call or text from anywhere you have a Wi-Fi connection.

Note:

Wi-Fi calling is currently unavailable in the following countries: China and North Korea. Please be aware that Wi-Fi calling may also be restricted in other regions, particularly in countries where internet access is tightly regulated.

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