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Half baked Wifi Calling from o2

Unbelievable that o2 was the last major network to launch WiFi Calling and it even does support sending and receiving text messages (SMS). Surely, if someone is using this service wants to be reachable by any means.

 

All other major networks support SMS on WiFi and it looks like I'm left with no choice but to switch by the end of my contract as it's paramount for my job people are able to contact me.

 

Disappointing service from o2.

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Re: Half baked Wifi Calling from o2

I guess you just can't please everyone....
Sorry it doesn't work for you Smiley Sad
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Re: Half baked Wifi Calling from o2

They can tho.

 

If it's techically possible which it is then why can't they give it to us? 🤷‍♂️

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Ah, the million dollar question !

Although tbh, I thought texts did work?

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Me too.....
Never was waiting for wifi calling anyway.
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Re: Half baked Wifi Calling from o2

I have no need of it so you may have to just put up with what you got. After all st least you actually have it so you can't complain about that 

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http://www.o2.co.uk/help/network-coverage-and-international/wifi-and-4g-calling#what-is-wifi-and-4g-... says no sms

Voicemail and texts when using Wifi Calling without mobile coverage:

  • SMS, MMS and Visual Voicemail (VVM) messages need mobile coverage to reach your phone so these won’t work in wifi-only areas.
  • You’ll still be able to receive voicemails but, as above, text notifications will only work if you have mobile coverage so you’ll need to dial 901 to check for new messages.
  • iPhone customers – iMessage will continue to work even if you only have wifi coverage available.

 

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Yeah, my EE sim that does texts too.
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Re: Half baked Wifi Calling from o2

you will recive texts if your iMessage as that will work over wifi. if its that much of an issue then install Whatsapp that way you can call and text over Wifi you dont need to have mobile signal for that just wifi will do, where their is a will their is a way!