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Discussion in 'Metro PCS' started by asalex040479, Jan 31, 2014.

  1. asalex040479

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    Is it available? I saw Wifi calling app on LG F6 and wondering if it's working for F6 and can I do it with Nexus 5 on MetroPCS? Sorry if I missed existing thread.
     

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    If you have the feature already built in your phone you have to call metro to update your e911 address and it will work.
     
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    I have it in F6. Thanks. But what about Nexus 5? Or it's better to ask in Nexus 5 forum?
     
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    It's the same process, if its built in, call customer service to update your e911 and it will work.
     
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    I don't believe the nexus 5 supports WiFi calling by default. IE its not built into the device.


    You'll likely need groove IP or some other service
     
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    nexus devices dont come with bloatware, they dont come with carrier customization or things of that nature. since tmobiles wifi calling is HEAVILY built into the framework no one has been able to extract it and port it to other devices as far as i know of at least.
     
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    I've heard of it working on the s3 (aosp Roms and non T-Mobile touchwiz), but that particular developer doesn't share source.
     
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    Got it. Thank you, guys. How about Google talk? Can I use Wifi for calling in places where there is no mobile coverage?
     
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    Google voice+groove IP will give you WiFi calling for a few months
     
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