India’s telecom company Bharti Airtel has introduced its most awaited service known as Airtel VoLTE. This service has been enabled in large cities and soon it would be spreading all over India.
Now Airtel is the second telecom company that has introduced the 4G VoLTE service. The first telecom company is Reliance Jio.
VoLTE in Airtel would be a new experience for its user and obviously if you are an Airtel user you have to know that How you can Activate this service on your smartphone? The second question in your mind will be that “Is my existing smartphone will be compatible with this service?”
Do not worry I have covered all your queries in this article. Read the whole article and you will be able to know What is Airtel VoLTE.
In this article, you will know about this service along with Supported Phones List and Launch Cities.
What is Airtel VoLTE:
Airtel VoLTE (Voice over LTE) is a service that gives a new experience of HD callings with a clearer voice.
One more thing about this service is here that while using VoLTE services, you can continue to have an uninterrupted high-speed 4G internet experience.
Benefits of Airtel VoLTE:
- HD Voice Calls
Users can enjoy clear voice calls in High Definition Audio.
- Instant Call Connect
Now you need not wait for more. Calls will get connected 3 times faster than normal calls.
Even if you are connected to a call then also you can enjoy an uninterrupted 4G internet session. It means data service will be continued even if you are on a call.
How to Start Using Airtel 4G VoLTE Service:
To enjoy the service, please follow the steps given below:
- First of all, check if your smartphone model is compatible or not for this service. (Check the list of supported phones given below)
- Make sure you have upgraded your smartphone software to the latest one.
- Make sure you are using 4G SIM else you won’t get this service. If not then switch to 4G one.
- Enable VoLTE service as I have cleared above how to activate or enable this service.
How to Activate Airtel VoLTE Service:
- Go to Settings.
- Select Mobile Network.
- Turn on VoLTE Call.
- That’s it. You’re done!!
- Go to Settings.
- Select Mobile Data.
- Now select Mobile Data Options.
- Enable 4G.
- Turn ON Voice & Data.
Airtel VoLTE Supported Phones List:
Here is a complete list of all compatible mobiles/smartphones for using this VoLTE service:
- Samsung Galaxy A5
- Samsung Galaxy A7
- Samsung Galaxy A8
- Samsung Galaxy A9
- Samsung Galaxy J2(2016)
- Samsung Galaxy J7
- Samsung Galaxy J7(2016)
- Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
- Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro
- Samsung Galaxy ON8
- Samsung Galaxy ON NXT
- Samsung J7 Nxt
- Samsung J5 Prime
- Samsung S6 Edge
- Samsung S6
- Samsung Tab A old
- Samsung Tab A (2017)
- iPhone 6
- 6 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone X
Airtel VoLTE Lauch Cities:
Currently, Airtel 4G VoLTE service is available for the following cities:
- Madhya Pradesh
- Andhra Pradesh & Telangana
Airtel VoLTE FAQs:
1. What is Airtel VoLTE?
Airtel VoLTE (Voice over LTE) is an advanced service through which customers can experience HD quality crystal clear voice with faster call setup time. While using VoLTE services, users can continue to have an uninterrupted high-speed 4G internet experience.
2. What is the difference between normal voice calls & Airtel VoLTE?
Airtel VoLTE users will experience true HD voice. Airtel customers with VoLTE services can experience superior call quality and faster call setup time compared to normal voice calls.
3. Will my current 4G smartphone support Airtel VoLTE services?
Yes, your existing 4G smartphone can be used to experience Airtel VoLTE services as long as you have completed the software upgrade for your smartphone. Please refer to the above section on the page for a list of compatible devices.
4. Is Airtel VoLTE available in my town?
Airtel VoLTE service is currently available only in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, Karnataka, and Chennai.
5. Will Airtel VoLTE calls consume data?
No. Airtel VoLTE calls will be charged as per your existing voice plan/pack and would not consume any additional data.
6. Do I need a special pack to use Airtel VoLTE?
No. Your existing plan will support all the VoLTE services
7. My friend does not have a phone that supports Airtel VoLTE. Can I still make calls to him/her using Airtel VoLTE?
Yes, you can make VoLTE calls to any phone on any other network just like the voice normal calls.
8. I am a Dual SIM customer. Can I still use Airtel VoLTE?
Yes. You just have to ensure that the Airtel 4G SIM is inserted in the SIM slot with data capability and select the “4G/3G/2G (Auto)” as the preferred network mode. Follow these steps to enable the same – Settings -> SIM networks -> Preferred network type -> 4G/3G/2G.
Upon verification of the above, your handset should show 4G with HD/VoLTE icon on the top bar of the screen, indicating that your device is ready for VoLTE calls.
To know more visit Airtel Official Page.
Airtel VoLTE Offer: Free 10GB 4G Data
I have a piece of good news for Airtel VoLTE service users. If you are have successfully activated this service on your smartphone then you will receive 10GB 4G data as a freebie. This data will be credited within 3 days of service activation. The validity for this data would be 14 days.
Now you can use the Airtel VoLTE service if your city is listed in the above list. Additionally, you are receiving 10GB of free data on activation.
I have also told how to activate it. Still, if you have any queries regarding this offer, please leave a comment below. Share this:)