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#277111 26-Sep-2020 12:28
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I recently received my Pixel 4A (imported via Amazon), am very happy with the phone. I am with Spark and while the Pixel 4A specifications indicate VoLTE is built into the phone there is no option in the phone settings to toggle it on with Spark. I assume that is because Spark have not enabled it. Well aware that its not a Spark supported phone, but hey lets do it for science! It really is an outstanding phone.

 

Short of rooting the phone and forcing it on (which I am comfortable doing, just means factory resetting the phone and dealing with SafetyNet shenanigans) any other way of getting VoLTE turned on?


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  #2574646 26-Sep-2020 12:55
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Interested for Vodafone too (on corporate plan).


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  #2574650 26-Sep-2020 13:17
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Frustrating I know, but unless the handset manufacturers enables the VoLTE configuration for the specific operator, you'll usually have limited/no success.

 

Some handsets may 'sort of' work if VoLTE is enabled (via rooting/config overrides), but it's no guarantee that everything about voice calling will work - including but not limited to SMS, 111 Calling, Conference Calling, Call service settings - these are typically 'configured' as part of the onboarding process between handset manufacturer and operator.





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  #2574743 26-Sep-2020 19:21
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gajan:

Frustrating I know, but unless the handset manufacturers enables the VoLTE configuration for the specific operator, you'll usually have limited/no success.


Some handsets may 'sort of' work if VoLTE is enabled (via rooting/config overrides), but it's no guarantee that everything about voice calling will work - including but not limited to SMS, 111 Calling, Conference Calling, Call service settings - these are typically 'configured' as part of the onboarding process between handset manufacturer and operator.


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If only providers stocked better models than just the top 3 🙄




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  #2574744 26-Sep-2020 19:23
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I have Spark & VF VoLTE working on my Pixel 2 XL

 

Look for one of those VoLTE profile Magisk modules on XDA. I think you should be able to use profiles from devices with similar SoCs

 

I'm using the profile from Nokia 7.1, it seems to knock 3-CA off the table (Nokia 7.1's only capable of 2-CA), but I don't live anywhere close to places with 3-CA coverage.


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  #2574755 26-Sep-2020 20:01
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ztytian:

I have Spark & VF VoLTE working on my Pixel 2 XL


Look for one of those VoLTE profile Magisk modules on XDA. I think you should be able to use profiles from devices with similar SoCs


I'm using the profile from Nokia 7.1, it seems to knock 3-CA off the table (Nokia 7.1's only capable of 2-CA), but I don't live anywhere close to places with 3-CA coverage.


Could be worse.... Could be a first party hauwei mate 20 which only is setup for 2x2 2CA... Should a gone to PB ;)




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