Although a few months ago we were talking about VoLTE technology and how to activate it in your Xiaomi, today we want to talk about VoWiFi. Unlike, this technology makes use of a WiFi connection to make calls even if we don’t have mobile coverage.

Beyond GSM networks, telephone calls have evolved in order to improve their quality and support. The arrival of the Internet has made these improve enormously, emerging technologies such as VoWiFI and VOLTE that are also compatible with our Xiaomi smartphones.

What is VoWiFi and what are its advantages after activating its use in a Xiaomi

To be extortionate, VoWiFI comes from Voice over WiFi, which translated would be “voice over WiFi.” In itself, this technology allows us make calls from our Xiaomi using the WiFi connection, something very interesting in areas where there is no mobile coverage.

Unlike VoLTE that makes use of mobile data, activating VoWiFi in a Xiaomi will make us use our WiFi connection to make calls. That if, although our smartphone is compatible, It will also depend on whether the mobile operator provides us with this service.

To all this, VoWiFi also presents an energy consumption reduced compared to other technologies. Its consumption is much less significant compared to VoIP calls or call services through applications such as Skype, Viper or WhatsApp.

How to activate VoWiFi on your Xiaomi

VoWiFi technology is generally disabled on our Xiaomi smartphones. To activate VoWiFi on a Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO We will only have to carry out the following steps:

  1. Dial * # * # 869434 # * # *. After that we will see the message “VoWiFi Carrier check was disabled“, This will indicate that VoWiFi has been activated in our Xiaomi.
  2. Next we will go to Settings> SIM cards and mobile networks
  3. Once inside we activate the option “Make calls using Wi-Fi“.
    • If our Xiaomi is a Dual SIM smartphone, the VoWiFi option will be found in Settings> SIM cards and mobile networks> SIM1 / SIM2.

In this way we will achieve activate VoWiFi on our Xiaomi and make calls using the WiFi or WLAN connection of our smartphone.