1. MadCityDad's Avatar
    I just switch my iPhone 6s Plus from Verizon to T-Mobile, and now I want to move to an unlocked Lumia 950 XL. I read a lot about what won't work on the 950 XL like Band 12 (voice or data), wifi calling, visual voice mail, mms, maybe more. Can anyone with experience help clear this up for me? I'd really like to make the switch to windows, but some of what I've read really worries me. I can live with some software bugs.

    Thanks and I look forward to being a part of the Windows Central community!
    09-02-2016 09:24 PM
  2. libra89's Avatar
    Welcome to Windows Central!

    Band 12 will only work for data on T-Mobile with the 950 XL. When making a voice call in my experience (on the 950, but the same will happen with the XL), it just falls from LTE to 4G, which was no big deal to me. Visual voicemail works regardless of if you are on dual sim or single sim (you might have to go into Cellular +SIM to turn VVM on though). MMS works too, but you might or might not have to set the MMS manually. I would suggest getting someone to send you an MMS before going into the settings to see if anything can be changed. WiFi calling only works on T-Mobile branded phones.

    Also before putting your SIM into the XL, you need to turn off iMessage and FaceTime on your iPhone. It will need some time to disable your number on the server, so I would suggest doing this hours before you do the switch so that everything works out the way it should.
    Mach_E, mark233, aximtreo and 2 others like this.
    09-03-2016 12:16 AM
  3. MadCityDad's Avatar
    Thanks so much for the details! Sucks on the wifi calling, it comes in handy at work.
    libra89 likes this.
    09-03-2016 12:45 AM
  4. LoveWindows's Avatar
    This issue I am also very interested in, thank you for posting and very helpful answer
    12-06-2018 05:51 AM

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