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How do you enable T-Mobile WiFi Calling on Nexus 6?

Posted on 2014-11-22
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I purchased my Nexus 6 on the Google Play Store and wanted to use the T-Mobile Wifi Calling feature.  I know it works with my plan & SIM card because it had been plugged into a iPhone 6 before but now that's in the Nexus 6, I can't find any option to select the feature or does it just work automatically with no indicators?
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As each provider produces their own version of the Android OS for for phones, you may find that it is only available on T-Mobile purchased phones.

If it is there it is under....

Tap “settings”
Tap “more settings”
Select “Wi-Fi Calling”
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by:markbyrn
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I had a bad feeling that would be the answer and sure enough, I don't have the feature on my pure Google stock version.  Seems to me Google should have included the feature and let the carriers lock/unlock it as they do for tethering.   Would there be a workaround - perhaps flashing an available T-Mobile ROM version of Android L?
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Best i could find as a quote was this....

"As we reported earlier, the Nexus 6 is all set to hit every major U.S. carrier when it launches later this fall. It's important, then, that carriers do what they can to set themselves apart from the pack. T-Mobile is doing just that today, and has announced that the Nexus 6 will support Wi-Fi calling on T-Mobile via an over-the-air update available in early 2015"

Ref: http://www.androidcentral.com/t-mobile-add-wi-fi-calling-support-its-nexus-6-model-early-2015
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Thanks much Neil
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Your welcome.
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