LG G3

Anyone packing an LG G3 should check their device for an update which includes Wi-Fi calling functionality. This will allow unlimited domestic calling and messaging. In a couple of weeks, it will include international calling too. This feature has been rolling out to a ton of phones lately, including the LG G Flex, HTC One M8, Galaxy S5, and others.

The update is rolling out over the next couple of weeks. How many of you guys have already installed the Wi-Fi calling update to the LG G3? How many of you are on Sprint and already using Wi-Fi calling? Is it important to have, given your local cellular coverage?

Source: Sprint

 
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cerebasan says:

Moto X?

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WolfpacDAR says:

This isnt a helpline for your Moto X. This is an article about the G3.

Nobody cares about mot x grey a better phone

fatboypup says:

Mine came out of the box friday with ZV4 and wifi calling enabled. I use it everyday at work as i have no signal in my office.

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estockda says:

Perhaps this update is to make it more seamless. I've noticed that it alerts (ie annoys) me with a notification when I'm not in a registered wifi network's range, so I leave it off most the of the time.

Hopefully this update will allow us to do a "Prefer WiFi calling" and fallback to cell towers when not in range.

I surmise this from the "Easy setup" bullet on the source link.

fatboypup says:

im not taking any updates for awhile as im trying to obtain root :X

DWR_31 says:

+$1,000,000.00

Posted from my "KNOX-FREE" 4.3 Sprint GS3 Maxx...!!!

DWR_31 says:

It's a good feature for us Sprint users, but I use GrooVe IP with my Google Voice number.

Which means I have had Wifi Calling for two years already on my Sprint lines.

Posted from my "KNOX-FREE" 4.3 Sprint GS3 Maxx...!!!

JoeyStyles says:

Mine came out the box too and I love it as soon as my wife gets a phone that does WiFi calling I'll dump this airwave

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Crimson says:

Yeah mine came with WIFI calling enabled as well (As far as I can tell, I don't use it - But its in the options).. ZV4 just like above poster.

xt3rminance says:

Still not available on Nexus 5 :(

newboyx says:

Probably never coming to the Nexus 5.

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Impulses says:

Probably the only feature I miss as a Nexus owner... Probably not available on GPE devices either huh? Does Tmo's Wi-Fi calling app have the same limitations?

griff7774 says:

G2 would be nice.

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Yeah...I'm wondering if we will even get this update now with the G3 out. But it comes out of the box with WiFi calling already installed, so this article makes me confused.

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I got my G2 the first day it was available, and I won't be eligible for an upgrade until a year from now - I think Sprint would do well to roll the feature out for G2 owners as we're not really the prime targets for the G3. (on the other hand, perhaps next year will bring a G4 with more whizbang bells and whistles). Then again, I had a Moto Photon that never got a *promised* upgrade, so I've learned to not bother holding my breath.

manaup says:

I'm on the old sprint plan with unlimited data and 1500 min. Does wifi calling use my mins?

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estockda says:

I'm on the same plan and no, it doesn't use your minutes.
In fact, now that I have the G3, Sprint.com lists a separate category (along with Nights/Weekends, Mobile to Mobile, and Anytime Minutes) called WiFi Calling Minutes and shows I've used X out of Unlimited minutes.

deparson says:

Is the sound quality a lot better as they claim?

Gator352 says:

It is a little better. Nothing to write Santa about.

moosc says:

Only thing on sprint that will work.

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Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! Stop it your killing me. Same old tired comments.

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unixpsycho says:

I was wondering how long it would take for the Sprint bashing to commence

Could say the same thing about T-Mobile.

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Gator352 says:

You're a tool.

Impulses says:

Must've dreamt the 10GB of LTE data I used last month!

HULKchampion says:

Mine G3 came out of the box with this new option as well. Haven't tried it yet, but I should to see how it is like.

bongaroo says:

Long time lurker here, first post that isn't for a contest.

Wi-Fi calling was on my Sprint G3 out of the box when I purchased it 2 days ago.

I haven't used it yet though.

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Theot says:

Sprint is tricking people into thinking they have a good network by adding WiFi calling to everything.

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The same could be said about T-Mobile. And Sprint does have a good network.

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unixpsycho says:

So is Tmobile.

T-Mobile has been doing this for years, what's your point?

***Ivana........Ivana Humpalot***

Gator352 says:

If you didn't read....it's about the SPRINT G3. If you don't have Sprint...gtfo.

shankly7 says:

It was on my phone already when I picked it up from Best Buy on release day

I got a sprint airave and it kicks ass.

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G2 as well please

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atg284 says:

I just got this for my S5 and holy battery batman! I'm starting to set it up everywhere I can just for the battery savings!

mr.holtz says:

Mine had it out of the box... Still need to give it a go

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Lucky G3 owners - have original S4 and wonder if we'll ever get it - had it on T-Mobile and it was a life saver

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Gator352 says:

Update? I had wifi calling from day one....I got it last Saturday and it works like a charm.

Dnelson_1971 says:

I get authentication errors. Any ideas?

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