WIFI calling South Africa
Wi-Fi Calling extends your coverage even when you don’t have cellphone signal. It lets you make calls and send SMSs over a Wi-Fi network, using your current plan at no additional charges using your EXISTING NUMBER.
You can Make calls and send SMSs from anywhere in the world when connected to a Wi-Fi network at No extra charges. Pay the same as you would back home.
This service is now available to both Cell C and Vodacom users
Vodacom said users must:
Ensure they are running the latest version of iOS (Settings>General>Software Update),
Ensure they are provisioned with VoLTE, which is used as a provisioning for VoWiFi,
Go to Settings>General>About, and wait a few seconds. A pop-up should appear stating there is a Carrier Update available. Select the option to update.
Go to Settings>Phone and find the option for Wi-Fi calling. Select it.
When Wi-Fi calling is on, the network name should show “Vodacom VoWiFi” next to the signal bars.
Supported devices are:
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
iPhone 6s and 6s Plus
iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge