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Wireless - Making a phone call over wireless

Instructions for making a phone call from your cell phone when reception is poor using a wireless network .

If you find yourself in a location with poor cell service (like a basement) and need to make a phone call, you can use a wireless network to make a Wi-Fi call.  Wi-Fi calling allows phones to make and receive calls and text messages over the internet instead of the cellular network.

To utilize this feature at any UW-Platteville campus

  1. Configure your device for wireless (turn it on)
  2. Connect to UWPlatt or Eduroam (our high speed connections)
  3. Follow instructions for Wi-Fi calling from your provider. Links to the most common providers for this area are included below for your convenience.


Verizon Wi-Fi Calling FAQs

US Cellular Wi-Fi Calling


If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.


Keywords:wifi wi-fi poor reception uwplatt eduroam common providers   Doc ID:121485
Owner:Deb M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2022-09-21 12:39 CDTUpdated:2022-09-21 15:38 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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