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Level 3: Thinker
Posts: 38
Registered: ‎03-09-2018
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SMS on WiFi calling

Now that I finally have WiFi calling on both our phones after a long saga, I have now problems in sending texts. If there is a trace of an O2 signal, the text sends but it is a bit of a pain to go outside and wander about in the garden waiting for the little whoop that the phone gives when the text is successfully launched into the cosmos.

 

Has anyone else got this issue? I don’t want to get into being sieved through the tech layers of the guru help lines if possible. 

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Re: SMS on WiFi calling

O2 don't support sms over wifi yet.
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Level 61: Brainiac
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Registered: ‎31-03-2010

Re: SMS on WiFi calling

@MusicIan You can use WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger over WiFi, but the recipient also has to have the app.

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Level 3: Thinker
Posts: 38
Registered: ‎03-09-2018

Re: SMS on WiFi calling

Thanks, yes, messenger and what’s app are fine, but a couple of friends have neither, hence the issue.

Level 3: Thinker
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Registered: ‎03-09-2018

Re: SMS on WiFi calling

That'll be why then...
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Re: SMS on WiFi calling

@MusicIan If your friends have smart phones, you need to educate them.Smiley Wink

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Level 3: Thinker
Posts: 38
Registered: ‎03-09-2018

Re: SMS on WiFi calling

I'll send you their details. Best of luck. Hope you fare better than I did