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  1. terryb99's Avatar
    Has anyone tried the unlocked 950 from the Microsoft store with T-Mobile and their Wi-Fi calling?

    Thanks

    Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
    11-27-2015 02:21 PM
  2. TexasLabRat's Avatar
    Has anyone tried the unlocked 950 from the Microsoft store with T-Mobile and their Wi-Fi calling?

    Thanks

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    Neither wifi calling nor VoLTE seem to work with the 950XL unlocked. I don't imagine the 950 unlocked would be any different.
    hmmm likes this.
    11-27-2015 03:01 PM
  3. hmmm's Avatar
    That's a huge bummer. It pretty much ruins my hopes of using Windows Phones... I need WiFi calling at work and am not willing to switch to AT&T. The Lumia 640 may be my first and last device if T-Mobile and Microsoft don't get their acts together. My Nexus 5X has WiFi calling and I didn't buy it through T-Mobile. Microsoft should build it into Windows like Google and Apple have done.
    12-04-2015 12:16 AM
  4. mijacs's Avatar
    Sadly it is a wait and see. As far as I know, it is supposed to be built in.

    I can confirm that the Lumia 950 currently does not have WiFi calling on T-Mobile nor visual voicemail (which should also be built in).
    LindenSims likes this.
    12-04-2015 12:42 AM
  5. jiovine's Avatar
    Has anyone tried the unlocked 950 from the Microsoft store with T-Mobile and their Wi-Fi calling?

    Thanks

    Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
    I doubt either is going to be supported on the unlocked. I know for ATT you need to have a phone that supports VoLTE and HD Calling which is not supported by ATT on the unlocked version. I opted in for the ATT 950 just to be sure that it had those capabilities when they release WIFI Calling on the 950.

    I find it very unlikely either would support WIFI Calling on a handset they did not provide -- imagine the support costs with the multitude of unlocked handsets out there....JMO
    12-04-2015 07:55 AM
  6. bsipe9's Avatar
    That's a huge bummer. It pretty much ruins my hopes of using Windows Phones... I need WiFi calling at work and am not willing to switch to AT&T.
    Same boat here. I work in an arena, which was once heavily sponsored by T-Mobile btw, but without T-Mobile coverage except on the court. Tired of telling people they have to switch to Whatsapp to get a hold of me when I'm working. Bought a cheap Lumia 530 but the pins for the sim card broke off after just the third time of me swapping it out. Didn't get the 640 because I thought the 950 that was on the horizon would be Wifi Calling capable... silly me.
    12-04-2015 08:27 AM
  7. Dewg's Avatar
    I don't think it's a hardware issue. MS wouldn't make two different phones, it doesn't make financial sense. It must be software that ATT loads on the handset as part of their stock image.
    12-04-2015 11:14 AM
  8. soil2oil's Avatar
    I don't think it's a hardware issue. MS wouldn't make two different phones, it doesn't make financial sense. It must be software that ATT loads on the handset as part of their stock image.
    Just got done with a phone call with AT+T and Microsoft mobile...

    WiFi calling NOT BEING ON 950's is MICROSOFTS choice and is being considered for the future
    12-10-2015 06:28 PM
  9. Dewg's Avatar
    Just got done with a phone call with AT+T and Microsoft mobile...

    WiFi calling NOT BEING ON 950's is MICROSOFTS choice and is being considered for the future
    You're probably right - however, it's likely a software issue and not a hardware issue. They'll release a firmware or software update to get it working.
    12-10-2015 07:05 PM
  10. soil2oil's Avatar
    "probably right" lol.
    here you go call 888-665-4228 and find out the "probability" of your prediction then.
    I've already spent enough time with At&T + Microsoft on the phone today.
    12-10-2015 07:37 PM
  11. Billy Cantor's Avatar
    Has anyone tried T-Mobile on a Single SIM unlocked Lumia 950? Not sure if this is a Dual SIM vs. Single SIM issue.

    Does this feature work on other non-carrier Windows phones? Single SIM or Dual SIM?
    12-11-2015 12:42 AM
  12. TexasLabRat's Avatar
    Has anyone tried T-Mobile on a Single SIM unlocked Lumia 950? Not sure if this is a Dual SIM vs. Single SIM issue.

    Does this feature work on other non-carrier Windows phones? Single SIM or Dual SIM?
    doesn't work with single-sim unlocked/unbranded 1020 or single sim unlocked/unbranded 830 (rm-985).
    12-11-2015 12:57 PM
  13. Jips's Avatar
    Works sort of on my 950xl. Just can't end a call
    12-11-2015 01:01 PM
  14. JONBR's Avatar
    What works "sort of" on your 950XL? Wi-Fi calling on T-Mobile? If so, how were you able to even activate the feature? I have a 950XL with T-Mobile and have been frustrated to no end trying to get it to work and get support from either MS or TMO.
    01-07-2016 04:04 PM
  15. Alexander Long's Avatar
    I think it partly T Mobile thing too, they might actually only allow T-Mobile branded phone using WiFi calling. Just like Lumia 640, the unlocked version won't work for Tmobile WiFi calling, but TMobile branded one do.
    TJWINS likes this.
    01-07-2016 08:21 PM
  16. tweet2nowhere's Avatar
    I just switched back to ATT because of the lack of support for Tmobiles VoLTE and WiFi calling. It is on Microsoft to pay T-Mobile to certify each individual device that Microsoft makes if MS wants their devices to use those features. It doesn't mean that the features don't work, but TMO has to allow the device to register for WiFi calling and VoLTE. VoLTE is needed if you want the building penetration benefits from band 12.
    Eventually the thought is all service will be ip based, so when that day comes, it wont be an issue. Till then I need a Network that I don't have to compensate for. I was all in for the uncarrier, but they are just as friendly to BYOD as ATT. And ATT has better phones. And I found a company that resells ATT for business, so I signed up. Paying about the same after taxes are included for my 5 lines.
    01-08-2016 11:51 AM
  17. tai4de2's Avatar
    Works sort of on my 950xl. Just can't end a call
    TMobile Wifi calling does not work on your 950XL in any way, shape, or form. You are confused.

    (I'm discounting the possibility you have some insider firmware, hack, etc. installed on your device.)
    01-10-2016 04:27 AM
  18. tai4de2's Avatar
    I think it partly T Mobile thing too, they might actually only allow T-Mobile branded phone using WiFi calling. Just like Lumia 640, the unlocked version won't work for Tmobile WiFi calling, but TMobile branded one do.
    iPhones (all of which are unbranded) and recent Nexus devices support TMobile wifi calling.
    01-10-2016 04:31 AM
  19. Alexander Long's Avatar
    iPhones (all of which are unbranded) and recent Nexus devices support TMobile wifi calling.
    Funny you mention that. As I am on Rogers, who also have WiFi calling. But it only support/ allowing it on iPhone, not any android phones. So I do think the carrier could disable WiFi calling to certain device but allowing that to other ones.
    01-10-2016 01:03 PM
  20. Pirate Arr's Avatar
    Funny you mention that. As I am on Rogers, who also have WiFi calling. But it only support/ allowing it on iPhone, not any android phones. So I do think the carrier could disable WiFi calling to certain device but allowing that to other ones.
    Are you sure because Nexus devices come unlocked (5x and 6P) and have it natively built in. I have a 6P and have T-Mobile and have visual voicemail AND T-Mobile WiFi Calling and its unlocked as stated straight from Google. I would expect they would also have WiFi calling if one of the newer Nexus had a Rogers Sim card. It's in the settings actually under Wireless and Networks and then More.

    Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
    01-11-2016 04:48 AM
  21. Alexander Long's Avatar
    Are you sure because Nexus devices come unlocked (5x and 6P) and have it natively built in. I have a 6P and have T-Mobile and have visual voicemail AND T-Mobile WiFi Calling and its unlocked as stated straight from Google. I would expect they would also have WiFi calling if one of the newer Nexus had a Rogers Sim card. It's in the settings actually under Wireless and Networks and then More.

    Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
    From personal experience, and when I asked Rogers, they say the only way to active and use wifi calling is the iPhones. and maybe some older blackberrys with UMA support. but no android( nor windows). From Rogers forums, I even heard people have issue to get wifi calling working on iPhones not bought from Rogers (like buy from Fruit store instead) too.
    and same thing for Rogers visual voice mail only IPhone, it used sort of support android for VVM but only thru a App from Rogers, not Natively. but the app got lots issues, and they pulled that out from google play store. so no VVM for android now either, but still avaible for iPhone thru native way.
    which is typical Rogers, always treat those other than iPhones like third class citizen for them.
    Last edited by Alexander Long; 01-12-2016 at 02:21 AM.
    01-12-2016 02:05 AM
  22. habanero61's Avatar
    I use wifi calling on my L1520 on T-Mobile all the time
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    01-12-2016 02:55 AM
  23. tai4de2's Avatar
    I use wifi calling on my L1520 on T-Mobile all the time
    No you don't. You are confused.
    01-15-2016 12:30 AM
  24. Alex Gordon's Avatar
    -NO Wi-Fi Calling
    TMOBILE WI-FI CALLING,AS YOU ARE ACTUALLY WONDERING ABOUT, IS NOT A DOWNLOADABLE APPLICATION RELEASED BY TMOBILE, IT IS AN EMBEDDED APPLICATION ON THE ROM OF THE TMOBILE BRANDED DEVICES ONLY. SO YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE THAT FEATURE FOR TMOBILE SERIVCES PER SAY, BUT THE DEVICE DOES DO WIFI CALLING VIA SKYPE, ETC.
    Apparently I Phone has it build in by apple and all carriers just support it... Just switched 4 lines from AT&T to t-mobile: 3 i-phones ( 6 & 6+) : all I did just replaced SIM and wifi and all start working seamlessly. For 950 XL to make SIM replacement make work right away only regular calls: turned out my media attachments to texting and internet on cell data stopped to work - had to do hard reset - it fixed all ( - you need to do hard reset with T-mobile sim inserted). But WI-FI calling for non branded Win Phone devices on T-mobile as for now will not work till Microsoft embed T-Mobile software into ROM - use i phone :-(
    Last edited by Alex Gordon; 04-02-2016 at 12:31 PM.
    03-28-2016 07:01 AM
  25. groovshooter's Avatar
    If you are looking at this through a T-Mobile lens, I highly recommend just getting their personal LTE cellspot. I used to have wifi calling on older Lumias with them. My wife has iPhone wifi calling. All of our wifi calling experiences were sub-par. Lot's of sound quality issues and dropped calls. The cellspot, on the other hand, provides full LTE coverage in your home using your home internet connection. I will be on TMO forever since my wife works for them. In all the years and all of our phones, this solution has been the best.
    03-30-2016 10:26 AM
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