LG G6 wifi Calling dropping calls

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LG G6 wifi Calling dropping calls

Have a new Fido lg G6. Need wifi calling at home due to poor cell phone coverage. Wifi calling works but calls are dropped every 3 to 15 minutes. Within 5 seconds the wifi calling is back on and I can call again. Spent time with Fido chat (3 times) who were not able to resolve problem. They transferred me to Roger’s technical support. They tried taking wifi calling off my account and reinstalling. Problem persists. 

 

Telus is my internet provider. For nearly two years Wi-Fi calling worked with iPhone. New Fido lg g6 purchased February 14 and has been dropping calls ever since. Seems it is not the internet but the phone or Fido network. Has anyone else had this problem?  Is there a solution or do I live with it or take the phone back?

 

Thanks,

 

Gary

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Re: LG G6 wifi Calling dropping calls

Hey @bettyjane! Thanks for your post. Smiley

 

To help you out here, we would need to confirm few details with you.

 

1. Is the OS on your phone up-to-date?

 

2. Have you tried to restore the phone?

 

3. Have you noticed any issues with the Wi-Fi connection on the phone (the connection may be resetting)?

 

Let us know.



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Hi

 

My phone is only 12 days old. The OS is up to date. No problems with the internet. I have done a network reset but not a total phone restore. 

 

My my wife has the same phone and has had it for over a year.  Same problem with dropping Wi-Fi calls. I like the LG G6 except for this call dropping problem. I am making my mind about about returning the phone before the 15 day time period is up so I can get a complete refund. 

 

IPhone 5s and SE worked for a couple of years without this problem so I may have to go back to an iPhone. Hope not but this issue is a deal killer. 

 

I will I’ll try the total restore but it is a considerable pain backing all data up so it can be restored and I don’t hold out much hope for success. 

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I did a factory data reset on the new LG G6. Started it up again and initiated Wi-Fi calling. My first call lasted 3 minutes and the second was 9 minutes. I used my son’s iPhone SE to test wifi calling and I terminated the call after 30 minutes.

 

Seems that the problem lies with the LG G6. I can’t figure it out but it is not the internet connection. Fido/Rogers tech support can’t solve either. This forum is last hope. Back to iPhone I guess. Would rather not but no/poor Fido cell phone coverage in my house and yard. Android has not worked while iPhone has. 

 

Any my ideas or suggestions on resolving LG G6 wifi call dropping would be appreciated.

 

Does anyone else with LG G6 have this problem?  Both my LG G6 phones have this problem. 

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Hey @bettyjane

 

I have the same phone, I just tested Wifi Calling and the same thing happened; the call dropped after 11 minutes. 

 

Let's open a ticket in your account to see what's going on. 

 

You'll receive a PM shotly. 



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FidoRachel - thank you for your attention and effort on this.  Have filled out the form and sent it

 

Gary

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Fido moderators have been helping me in PM mode but it is clear that there is little hope for a solution. Received a landline message from Rogers so went to their website as they had requested which led to a chat room.

 

Fido told me that the first work order had been closed and marked as resolved.  I told them that nothing had been resolved so they opened a new work order. Well Rogers is closing the new work order and I guess marking as resolved. Said that issue appeared to be end user Wi-Fi. Not true - used iphone ecently to confirm that iPhone wifi calling works and it did. 

 

Rogers said it could be a handset problem.  If so Rogers/Fido should resolve as I don’t have technical capability. Rogers has referred me back to Fido which is kind of how I got on this forum to begin with. 

 

Rogers appears to supply tech support to Fido. But they are unable or unwilling to solve wifi calling drop offs and appear only to want to close the ticket. If Fido opens another ticket, Rogers will close it. I am in an endless loop.

 

solution for me is to return the Fido phone for a full refund and either get an iPhone or migrate to Koodo as reception on Telus/Koodo is not a problem n my house.

 

Thanks for trying Fido but with Rogers tech backing you up, I don’t see how you will ever get anything resolved. 

 

Gary

 

 

 

 

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We'd hate to see you go because of this! 

 

I understand that this is not the best experience with your new phone but, I assure you we're looking into this for you and will get back to you as soon as we have more information. 



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Re: LG G6 wifi Calling dropping calls

I will continue to monitor this. Let me know if you find a solution. 

 

Since iphone does not drop calls the problem must lie with Fido network or LG G6 handset. 

 

Thanks for for your help. 

 

Gary

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Hey there @bettyjane

 

We received an update. Replying to your PM to continue from where we left off Smiley



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