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How to Upgrade to Idea VoLTE in iphone & Android Mobiles

Are you waiting to enjoy Idea VoLTE services? India’s third-largest telecom service provider Idea Cellular announced the availability of its 4G VoLTE (Voice over Long-Term Evolution) services. Idea VoLTE enables you to experience HD quality voice with faster call setup time and reduced background noise, providing you with an unmatched sound clarity on Voice Calls. Idea telco is also giving a total of 30GB free data to its subscribers who upgrade to Idea VoLTE.

VoLTE services can be used only in the 4G data network. You can still make and receive calls in VoLTE even if the data is switched off. Here we are providing complete information about How to Activate Idea VoLTE and APN Settings etc.

The customer no need to upgrade their SIM if he/she is already having Idea 4G SIM. Idea users can make calls to all mobile and landline networks using the VoLTE service.

What is VoLTE?

Idea VoLTE (Voice over LTE) is an advanced service through which customers can experience HD quality crystal clear voice with faster call setup time and reduced background noise. While using VoLTE services, users can continue to have un-interrupted high-speed 4G internet experience.

Pre Requisites for Idea VoLTE Activation

  • Handset software should be updated
  • Must have Idea 4G SIM
  • The handset should be among the compatible devices
  • VoLTE Switch should be enabled on the device

How to Activate Idea VoLTE

If the handset supports VoLTE then it’ll be automatically activated for the customer

VoLTE feature shall be auto-activated for all eligible Idea subscribers.

You can activate it manually by sending an SMS ‘ACT VOLTE’ to 12345

To experience Idea VoLTE services, Please follow these steps:

  • Insert Idea 4G SIM in Slot 1
  • Update the Handset Software
  • Go to Settings -> SIM Cards and Mobile Networks
  • Switch on the VoLTE Button
  • Make the First VoLTE Call.

Benefits of Idea VoLTE?

  • High Definition voice calling
  • Faster call connection time – calls will connect faster in almost half the time it takes to connect on a 2G/3G network
  • Seamless switch between Voice & Video calls during an ongoing call
  • Simultaneously calling and data browsing at 4G speeds
  • Along with above, call management services like call
    forwarding, call waiting, call hold and call line identification/restriction are also offered.

Idea VoLTE Vs Idea Normal Voice Calling?

To experience true HD voice quality, both the calling and the receiving party should have handsets that support VoLTE.

Description Idea VoLTE Idea Normal Voice Calling
Superior Call Quality Yes No
Call Setup Time Fast Slow
Voice Conversation Sound Natural Unnatural
Background Noise Less More

Idea VoLTE service enables users to automatically be routed to 3G/2G when they move out of 4G network using Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (SRVCC) so that you won’t get disconnected when you are in a voice conversation with your loved ones.

How do I check if My Phone Supports VoLTE?

Do you wanna to check whether your phone supports Idea VoLTE or Not?

  • You just need to send a simple SMS ‘CHECK’ to 12345.
  • This will confirm the Idea VoLTE capability of the handset

Idea VoLTE APN Settings

  • APN would be auto set in the phone.
  • Please ensure that the customer is using the updated version of the mobile operating system on your phone.
  • No Manual APN setting is required for Idea VoLTE.

Activate Idea VoLTE

Handsets Supporting Idea VoLTE?

Here we are providing few of the mobile which supports Idea VoLTE. Apart from these mobiles, there are so many smartphones which supports  Idea VoLTE service.

  • Honor 6X
  • Honor 8 Pro
  • Honor 7X
  • Vivo V7 Plus
  • VIVO Y71
  • MI Mix 2
  • Redmi 4
  • Nokia 5
  • P 100
  • Eluga i7
  • Ray 550
  • OnePlus 6
  • Kult Impulse
  • J7 Pro
  • Zenfone Max Pro

75% of the leading mobile companies like Samsung, Xiaomi, Vivo, OnePlus, Nokia, Asus, Kult, Panasonic, Honor, and Huawei in the market have already released the first Idea VoLTE patch on their popular devices.

The future models of these brands will come with Idea VoLTE patch embedded in them.

Idea VoLTE Available in

Maharashtra ( Including Mumbai), Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamilnadu, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Haryana, Karnataka, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Jammu & Kashmir, Assam & North Eastern States.

Idea VoLTE Terms and Conditions

  • 4G VOLTE voice call will be charged as per your existing pack rate.
  • Idea 4G VOLTE voice call would not consume any additional data.
  • Calls made to international numbers will be charged at the existing prices as applicable to the customer’s number.
  • Calls made using Idea’s VoLTE Services to any other network or number not having VoLTE Services would be possible and will be charged for at the existing prices/ plans as applicable to other networks for the duration of the call.

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