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#279961 19-Nov-2020 09:02
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Does anyone know why it "seems" that voice quality improves when wifi disabled - at least on my iPhone.

 

This was mentioned to me recently so I tried it on a couple of calls .. the sound fidelity for both parties of the call improved when either one disables wifi, and further improves for both parties when both device wifi's are disabled.

 

Just wondering if there is any science involved?

 

 


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  #2606620 19-Nov-2020 09:12
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@Foiler I suspect you are on 2degrees and the calls are going over Wi-Fi calling, You can turn off Wi-Fi calling in the menu of the iPhone 

 

I have noticed if Wi-Fi signal is poor the quality of Wi-Fi calls are not the best

 

https://www.2degrees.nz/help/mobile-help/calling-features/wifi-calling

 

 


 
 
 

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  #2607000 19-Nov-2020 15:09
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@Foiler Was this helpful or not? 


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  #2607004 19-Nov-2020 15:31
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thanks Linux .. but no neither me nor the other parties to the calls were using 2Talk ..




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  #2607010 19-Nov-2020 15:47
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Lossly path over wireless? wireless congestion? there are quite a few reasons wifi can often be worse for voice.





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  #2607012 19-Nov-2020 15:54
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.. maybe the question wasn't clear .. the observation is that a 3G voice call in progress noticeably changes quality as wifi is disabled .. seems strange that wifi has anything to do with the call which is not dependent on or using the wifi?


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  #2607039 19-Nov-2020 16:10
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Foiler:

 

.. maybe the question wasn't clear .. the observation is that a 3G voice call in progress noticeably changes quality as wifi is disabled .. seems strange that wifi has anything to do with the call which is not dependent on or using the wifi?

 

 

Right, that wasn't overly clear :)

 

 

 

I'd suspect @gajan might have some wise words.

 

 

 

quite a few phones share antennas for both WiFi and Cellular though, you likely are seeing a scheduler or interference of these two transmissions? 





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  #2607054 19-Nov-2020 16:15
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There does seem to be some confusion in this thread.

You said you weren’t using 2talk when the question is if you were using 2degrees.

If you are a 2degrees customer, as suggested, try turning off wifi calling.



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  #2607058 19-Nov-2020 16:22
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@Foiler:

 

thanks Linux .. but no neither me nor the other parties to the calls were using 2Talk ..

 

 

Linux was talking about 2degrees, not 2Talk.





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  #2607064 19-Nov-2020 16:29
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oops for the typo :-)

 

my plan is with Slingshot which I think is Skinny, and other party on at least one of the test calls was Vodafone


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  #2607176 19-Nov-2020 17:57
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Have you tried turning off wifi calling?

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  #2607184 19-Nov-2020 18:25
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This thread you almost need a crystal ball for

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  #2607191 19-Nov-2020 18:58
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iphones are weird

 

- had one that disrupted the entire internet in the house

 

- one only connected to wifi if it's 2m from the router

 

- one only connects to the computer with a particular cable

 

 

 

so i believe the OP but there's probably no solution


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  #2607210 19-Nov-2020 20:10
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I haven't come across this phenomena myself but will ask around. A quick google search didn't really show this as a thing either...

 

 





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