Wifi Calling from Thailand to US

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by jaconrad15, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. jaconrad15 macrumors member

    Sep 14, 2012
    Anybody done this from Thailand? I've got an iPhone 6 that I'm bringing on vacation to stay up on emails and phone calls for work. Hoping that the Wi-Fi calling works as advertised. I am on AT&T.
  2. dave006 Contributor


    Jul 3, 2008
    Just West of East
    While I have not done it from Thailand, I had had success in China and Japan recently. The announcement from AT&T on March 22 was very helpful about allowing Wi-Fi calling to be supported outside of the US.

  3. jaconrad15 thread starter macrumors member

    Sep 14, 2012
    Thank you! Keeping my fingers crossed that it will work.
    --- Post Merged, Apr 8, 2016 ---
    Anybody tried Verizon (my personal phone carrier)?
  4. C DM macrumors Westmere

    Oct 17, 2011
    Used Verizon Wi-Fi calling from Mexico, and that seemed to work well (assuming there was a good Wi-Fi signal).
  5. thewitt macrumors 68020


    Sep 13, 2011
    It will work just fine.
  6. electronicsguy macrumors 6502a


    Oct 12, 2015
    Pune, India
    tsk tsk. the modern worker... on "vacation" but needs to check work email.
  7. rigormortis macrumors 68000


    Jun 11, 2009
    AT&T has just announced that if you use wifi calling in another country to either place calls or receive calls to the united states they are free of charge. don't call anyone in thailand! and don't use cellular!

    i see dave 006 already mentioned this, but he didn't say it was free
  8. jimbo1mcm macrumors 68000

    Mar 21, 2010
    Use WhatsApp. Works very well. Just spent time talking to a buddy in Beijing with it. Quality is pretty good.
  9. C DM macrumors Westmere

    Oct 17, 2011
    Seems like Wi-Fi calling is even simpler and better.
  10. thewitt macrumors 68020


    Sep 13, 2011
    Wifi calling with AT&T lets you call any phone in the US - not just cellphones with Whatsapp installed. You can call land lines as well.
  11. pmcjr macrumors member

    Jan 12, 2013
    Dave, to make the call back to the US number, did you have to dial + and then 1 before the area code and number or just the area code and number as if you were dialing within the US?

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