T-Mobile Nexus 4 Will Support WiFi Calling After All

 

After previously seeing the upcoming Nexus 4 on T-Mobile will likely not have WiFi calling, it appears that it will after all. T-Mobile Support recently outlined the full data features of the devices and lo and behold– full WiFi calling is indeed supported. All that’s needed is for T-Mo customers to get a specialized GBA SIM card, register a 9-1-1 address and turn on the phone’s WiFi and connect to a WiFi network. All in all— while the pricing of the device is somewhat absurd on-contract, at least T-Mo customers will be able to save many of those precious monthly talk minutes which is a good thing, right?

 

source: T-Mobile Support

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  • Ken Pendergrass

    Will Wi-Fi calling work if you buy the Nexus from Google and go with a prepaid option?

    • lcg1519

      I can’t say for certain, but I would assume the Play Store Nexus would not come loaded with a T-Mobile branded app.

      • Noel

        But all it says is to get a GBA SIM card and u are good to go. I doubt even the Tmo N4 will come with any sort of app pre-installed.

  • http://twitter.com/trav1sty William T

    T-Mobile has historically charged normal plan minutes when calling over their wifi app. I don’t think that’s likely to change unless they’ve had a change of heart.

  • http://twitter.com/MysteryMannnnn Mystery Man

    … 3 sites say it wont and now this site says it will.

    Which is it

  • http://www.facebook.com/loctony2 Tony Brown

    where can i buy a gba sim card?

  • Mark Nadig

    Just got off ‘chat’ w/ tmo support ” As for the wifi calling, T-Mobile and the manufacturer of Nexus 4 is working out to have this issue about wifi calling be able to be supported.”