With #iOS9.1 rolling out to devices Apple devices, customers on Sprint’s networks will be pleased to know that this will officially enable support for the carrier’s WiFi calling features, thus letting you make calls over a WiFi connection.
Here’s what Sprint had to say – “Following today’s release of iOS 9.1, iPhone customers on Sprint will gain access to Apple’s enhanced Wi-Fi calling feature… “Customers already enjoy seamlessly responding to texts and email from a variety of great Apple devices. “Now they can bring that flexibility to the primary phone number their friends, family and colleagues know best. This great feature puts the power of device choice in our customers’ hands.”
As of now, only AT&T and T-Mobile customers were able to make use of WiFi calling on their devices. WiFi calling is a crucial feature to have considering what it brings to the table.
It is a godsend for people who live in low network coverage areas where calls can be initiated simply using your WiFi network. Once the update has been issued, customers will have to head over to the Settings and manually switch support for WiFi calling while being signed into the same iCloud account and Apple ID across devices.