Volte is simply Voice over LTE
Voice over Long-Term Evolution is a high-speed wireless communication standard for mobile phones and data terminals, including Internet of things devices and wearables. VoLTE has up to three times more voice and data capacity than older 3G UMTS phones . Voice over LTE happens when your carrier allows you to place a phone call over your LTE connection instead of the older 3G networks. The increased bandwith brings better quality voice over the internet, which connects faster.
What is VoWiFi?
VoWiFi, or voice over Wi-Fi, stands for Wi-Fi Calling which is a complementary technology to VoLTE and lets you make voice calls over a Wi-Fi network.
You may use VoLTE or VoWiFi even if your called party doesn’t have a VoLTE-capable device. Calls between VoLTE/VoWiFi – VoLTE/VoWiFi will have a long-beep ringtone, similar to IDD calls. For calls between VoLTE or VoWiFi and 3G/2G, the call will have the normal ringtone.
How do you turn on VOLTE on your phone?
- Dial *#*#4636#*#* on the dialer app.
- Tap on Phone information 1 or 2 depending on which sim you wanted to be activated for VOLTE
- Scroll down and check if you see ”Turn Off VOLTE slider”
- In case you see “Turn on VOLTE slider”, just turn it on in the same menu.
Enable VoLTE On Other Devices Using USSD Code
This method is very easier and convenient for non-techy guys. Even, if you are a geek. Probably, you will go with this method.
- Open “Phone” app from the home screen.
- Dial *#*#86583#*#*
Enable VoWifi on XIAOMI or other Android Phones
- Open Phone app from home screen.
- Dial * # * # 869434#*#*
- Alert will display: “VoWifi Check was enabled” or “VoWifi check was disabled”
Globe compatible VoLTE phones and VoWiFi devices
|VoLTE-capable devices||VoWiFi-capable devices|
|Samsung S8, S8+, Samsung S10, S10e, S10+, S9, S9+, S20, S20+, S20 Ultra 5G||S10e, S10, S10+, S20, S20+, S20 Ultra 5G, S21+ 5G, S21 Ultra 5G,|
|Samsung Note10, Note10+, Note10 Lite, Note9, Note20, Note20 Ultra 5G,||Note10+, Note10, Note10 Lite, Note9, Note20, Note20 Ultra 5G, Note20 5G,|
|Samsung A50, A80, A7 (2018), A6 (2018), A30s, A10s, A6+ (2018), A10||Fold, Z Fold2, Z Flip, S8, S8+, S9. S9+|
|Samsung Galaxy Z Fold, Z Fold2, Z Flip, A30, A50s, A01, A51, A71, A11, A21s, A31s||A10, A20, A50s, A70, A50, A80, A51, A01, A7 (2018), A6 (2018), A30, A30s, A10, A6+ (2018)|
|Samsung A42 5G, S20 FE LTE, S21, S21+ 5G, S21 Ultra 5G, A32 5G, A52 5G, A52 LTE, A72 5G, A12, A02s||A11, A21s, A31, A42 5G, S20 FE LTE, A02s, A12, A52 5G, A52 LTE, A72 LTE, A32 5G|
|Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 30, Mate 30 Pro, Mate 30 Pro 5G||A7 (2018), A6 (2018), A30s, A10s, A6+ (2018)|
|Huawei P30, P30 Pro, P30 Lite, P40, P40 Pro, P40 Pro+||Huawei Mate 40 Pro 5G, Y7a, Nova 7 SE|
|Huawei Nova 5T, Nova 3i, Nova 7i, Nova 7 SE (5G), Nova 7 5G||Huawei P40, P40 Pro, P40 Pro+, Mate 30, Mate 30 Pro, Mate 30 Pro 5G|
|Huawei Y9 Prime 2019, Y9 2019, Y9s, Y7 Pro||iPhone 6S+, 7 and 7+, 8 and 8+, X, XR, XS MAX, XS, 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, SE (2nd Gen)|
|RealMe 7i, C15, C11, 8 5G,||iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro|
|Oppo Reno 4, Reno 4z 5G, A53||Oppo Reno5 5G, Reno5 LTE, A54, A94, A74, A92|
|Nokia 7.2, 1.4, 3.2, 2720||Nokia 7.2, 3.2, 2720, 1.4|
|iPhone 6S and 6S+, 7 and 7+, 8 and 8+, X, XR, XR Max, Xs, 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, SE (2nd Gen), SE (1st Gen)||Xiaomi MI P10T Pro 5G, Redmi Note 10 5G, Redmi 9T, Redmi 9C, Redmi 9A|
|iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro||RealMe 8.5G|
|Xiaomi MI P10T Pro 5G, Redmi Note 10 5G, Redmi 9T, Redmi 9C, Redmi 9A|
Benefits of using Volte?
- VoLTE enables simultaneous LTE data surfing and voice calls, meaning no drop in quality, or fallback to lower grade network (i.e. do not fallback to 2G or 3G coverage while making a voice call)
- VoLTE enables Faster call set-up times than in 2G/3G networks (around 1.5 sec in LTE vs around 3.5-5 seconds in 2G/3G) and also enables quicker availability to supplementary services.
- VoLTE enables HD voice quality that makes person sound up close.
What is difference of LTE vs VoLTE
|Call connection between two users is slower (almost takes 6 sec).||If both users are on VoLTE, call connection is instant.|
Does VoLTE drain battery fast?
VoLTE is an optimized technology which does not impact battery life as compared to 2G and 3G. The faster connection also sends files or data in optimized manner that there is less use of transmission compared to 2g or 3G which puts less strain on power and phone.
Is VoLTE free to use?
If VoLTE is available on your phone, it is free to turn it on or off but you have to note that it consumes data, which is not free and is a metered service by any TELCO.
How do I know if VoLTE is working?
Steps to Enable VoLTE Support on your Mobile device
- Open dial and Type *#*#4636#*#*
- Choose Phone information option from test Screen.
- Now you can Enable VoLTE Support slide.
- Restart your device.
- Now you can see Vo LTE option under Network Bar.
Dito Compatible VoLTE units available in the Philippines
Smart Compatible VoLTE Phones in the Philippines
|VoWiFi-Capable Handsets||VoLTE-Capable Handsets|
|Samsung A01||Samsung A01|
|Samsung A10||Samsung A10|
|Samsung A10s||Samsung A10s|
|Samsung A30||Samsung A30|
|Samsung A30s||Samsung A30s|
|Samsung A31s||Samsung A31s|
|Samsung A50||Samsung A50|
|Samsung A50s||Samsung A50s|
|Samsung A51||Samsung A51|
|Samsung A70||Samsung A70|
|Samsung A71||Samsung A71|
|Samsung A80||Samsung A80|
|Samsung S8||Samsung S8|
|Samsung S8+||Samsung S8+|
|Samsung S9||Samsung S9|
|Samsung S9+||Samsung S9+|
|Samsung S10e||Samsung S10e|
|Samsung S10||Samsung S10|
|Samsung S10+||Samsung S10+|
|Samsung Note 8||Samsung Note 8|
|Samsung Note 9||Samsung Note 9|
|Samsung Note 10||Samsung Note 10|
|Samsung Note 10+||Samsung Note 10+|
|Samsung Note 20 5G||Samsung Note 20 5G|
|Samsung Note 20 Ultra 5G||Samsung Note 20 Ultra 5G|
|Samsung Fold||Samsung Fold|
|Samsung S20||Samsung S20|
|Samsung S20 Plus||Samsung S20 Plus|
|Samsung S20 Ultra||Samsung S20 Ultra|
|Samsung Galaxy Z Flip||Samsung Galaxy Z Flip|
|Samsung Z Flip 2 5G||Samsung Z Flip 2 5G|
|Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G||Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G|
|Huawei Mate 10||Huawei Mate 10|
|Huawei Mate 20||Huawei Mate 20|
|Huawei Mate 20 Pro||Huawei Mate 20 Pro|
|Huawei Y5||Huawei Y5|
|Huawei Y9S||Huawei Y9S|
|Huawei Mate 30 Pro||Huawei Mate 30 Pro|
|Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G||Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G|
|Huawei P30 lite||Huawei P30 lite|
|Huawei P30||Huawei P30|
|Huawei P30 Pro||Huawei P30 Pro|
|Huawei P40||Huawei P40|
|Huawei P40+||Huawei P40+|
|Huawei P40 Pro||Huawei P40 Pro|
|Huawei P40 Pro +||Huawei P40 Pro +|
|Huawei Nova 7||Huawei Nova 7|
|Huawei Nova 7Se||Huawei Nova 7Se|
|Apple iPhone 7||Realme X50 Pro 5G|
|Apple iPhone 7 Plus||Oppo Reno4Z 5G|
|Apple iPhone 8||Vivo V20 Pro 5G|
|Apple iPhone 8 Plus|
|Apple iPhone X|
|Apple iPhone XR|
|Apple iPhone XS|
|Apple iPhone XS Max|
|Apple iPhone 11|
|Apple iPhone 11 Pro|
|Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max|
|Realme X50 Pro 5G|
|Oppo Reno4Z 5G|
|Vivo V20 Pro 5G|
We will regularly update the list whenever the service becomes available to other Wi-Fi Calling and VoLTE-capable phones.
What is the Future of VoLTE?
Voice over LTE technology (VoLTE or VoLTE) is currently being adopted by operators in the US, India, and South Korea. In the US, it’s expected that more than 90% of wireless voice traffic will be VoLTE enabled within two years of its launch. Whether VoLTE will gain a foothold in the rest of the world remains to be seen, but it’s clear that operators are keen to push it as a major technology upgrade.
Which VoLTE phone to purchase?
Get one that fits your budget! Be practical as phone technology changes to often and spending on high end phones might leave you crying when a better phone comes out in less than 6 months. It would be prudent to check if your mobile phone is supported by your provider so you can get the full benefits of VoLTE. Buying online maybe easy, but making sure your phone works with your network is another concern that you will need to be aware of before your purchase.. buy wisely.. para Sulit!
Activate VoWiFi and VoLTE on your device
|Open your phone settings.||Open your phone settings.||Open your phone settings.|
|Choose “Cellular.”||Choose “Connections.”||Choose “Mobile Data.”’|
|Turn on Wi-Fi Calling.||Turn on Wi-Fi Calling.||Turn on Wi-Fi Calling.|
|Open “Settings.”||Open “Settings.”||Open “Settings.”|
|Choose “Cellular.”||Choose “Connections.”||Go to “Mobile Network” > “Mobile Data.”|
|Go to “Cellular Data Options” > “Voice & Data” and turn on “VoLTE.”||Go to “Mobile Networks” and turn on “VoLTE Calls.”||Turn on “VoLTE Calls.”|