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Sprint VoLTE Discussion Thread Redux

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15 minutes ago, lilotimz said:

Columbus, OH is VoLTE launched among a lot of other markets currently not announced. 

Is there an updated list of these markets, perhaps in the Premier Sponsors section?

EDIT: Just found it in the Honored section

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When was the list updated? In the last 5 days? Maybe they are new but I guess someone else will have to check them to be sure. I don't think I will be going back to either market anytime soon.

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VoLTE is available in the Las Vegas Market, and I was able to make and receive calls on it. However, in weaker signal areas it doesn't sound good. No VoLTE in T-Mobile LTE areas though. I wonder if using a Static IP on my Sprint account would fix that. Anyone have any idea if that might help?

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17 minutes ago, MacinJosh said:

VoLTE is available in the Las Vegas Market, and I was able to make and receive calls on it. However, in weaker signal areas it doesn't sound good. No VoLTE in T-Mobile LTE areas though. I wonder if using a Static IP on my Sprint account would fix that. Anyone have any idea if that might help?

I don’t believe a static IP would help. 

You mentioned that call quality was not good in low signal areas, but did you experience any/many dropped calls?

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1 hour ago, RAvirani said:

I don’t believe a static IP would help. 

You mentioned that call quality was not good in low signal areas, but did you experience any/many dropped calls?

Nope. No call drops on VoLTE for the calls I have made. I have had more CDMA call drops with the XS Max, but that was expected with the Intel Modem.

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32 minutes ago, MacinJosh said:

Nope. No call drops on VoLTE for the calls I have made. I have had more CDMA call drops with the XS Max, but that was expected with the Intel Modem.

That’s good to hear. Have you tested how weak (dBm-wise) LTE signal can get before dropping to CDMA while on a VoLTE call? I believe you can see dBm values updated every second or so in the Intel field test...

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36 minutes ago, RAvirani said:

That’s good to hear. Have you tested how weak (dBm-wise) LTE signal can get before dropping to CDMA while on a VoLTE call? I believe you can see dBm values updated every second or so in the Intel field test...

You don't drop to CDMA and carryover a VoLTE call. It goes from VoLTE to no service, and the call drops.

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44 minutes ago, RAvirani said:

That’s good to hear. Have you tested how weak (dBm-wise) LTE signal can get before dropping to CDMA while on a VoLTE call? I believe you can see dBm values updated every second or so in the Intel field test...

I know that my signal at my house for Sprint LTE isn’t the strongest, but it’s decent. Can use data without WiFi. So far the worst dead spot for VoLTE is my bathroom. I’m using WiFi calling in my house. I’ll have to see if I’ll drop calls from WiFi calling to VoLTE later when I get off work.

 

6 minutes ago, jakeuten said:

You don't drop to CDMA and carryover a VoLTE call. It goes from VoLTE to no service, and the call drops.

That’s what I thought.

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1 hour ago, jakeuten said:

You don't drop to CDMA and carryover a VoLTE call. 

Yes, that is correct. 

1 hour ago, jakeuten said:

 It goes from VoLTE to no service, and the call drops.

This is not necessarily true. You can drop from LTE to CDMA and drop the call (as CDMA pretty much always has better range and propagation than LTE at the same frequency). I’m curious what signal level LTE gives up at while on a VoLTE call. 

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6 hours ago, RAvirani said:

I’m curious what signal level LTE gives up at while on a VoLTE call. 

If it's anything like T-Mobile's VoLTE, it will be highly variable.  Depending on channel width, signal quality, throughput rate and most importantly, the uplink connection from the device back to the network.  Since devices are very variable on the uplink quality and signal strength, this is really the deciding factor for disconnect on a VoLTE call, not the received signal RSSI (or RSRP).  This is true of CDMA too.  It's the uplink from the device that goes out of range first.

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What year will VOLTE be aded to Mississippi? Have a Update that can not be accepted because nobody knows!

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What year will VOLTE be aded to Mississippi? Have a Update that can not be accepted because nobody knows!

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Does Cspire have VOLTE? They provide the Sprint coverage there. Even 10x10 B25

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Looks like the LG V30 supports VoLTE as of this morning.

I’m also hearing that HD voice is now working on calls to Verizon VoLTE users. 

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13 minutes ago, RAvirani said:

Looks like the LG V30 supports VoLTE as of this morning.

I’m also hearing that HD voice is now working on calls to Verizon VoLTE users. 

Have we gotten actual reports with V30s using VoLTE? Two of those on my account and no success so far. 

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9 minutes ago, Dkoellerwx said:

Have we gotten actual reports with V30s using VoLTE? Two of those on my account and no success so far. 

Yes, an OTA update should have gone out this morning for the V30/V30+. 

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I got the update on my v30+ this morning.  VoLTE is turned off by default.  Enabled it, but doesn't look like its active yet in my area (Sacramento, CA).  Quick test call and no indication of VoLTE, and noted the cell signal droped the LTE tag when on the call, just as it did previously.  I'll play around with it later to see if there's any change.

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5 minutes ago, Jeff1234 said:

I got the update on my v30+ this morning.  VoLTE is turned off by default.  Enabled it, but doesn't look like its active yet in my area (Sacramento, CA).  Quick test call and no indication of VoLTE, and noted the cell signal dropped the LTE tag when on the call, just as it did previously.  I'll play around with it later to see if there's any change.

It's been live since the 2nd week of October.

Turn it on and leave it be for about a hour and it will provision automatically. 

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On 11/29/2018 at 2:33 PM, RAvirani said:

Yes, an OTA update should have gone out this morning for the V30/V30+. 

My brother's V30+ finally got the update last night, VoLTE showing up in the menu. Don't know if he has tried it yet. In the last two billing cycles, he has used a total of 2 minutes of call time... so I doubt I'll get a report haha.

Now if they could push the update to the G7... I'll be happy :D

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Add the U11 to that list too 😀

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20 minutes ago, briank86 said:

Add the U11 to that list too 😀

You getting volte on that device?

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Nope. I should've clarified adding it to the list that needs the volte update pushed. 

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Hoping they push this out to other markets soon.  Was depressing to leave Atlanta and Dallas this week (where I had VoLTE) and came home (to where VoLTE is not live.) . Ugh

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