Article ID : SX570802 / Last Modified : 05/26/2022

What is VoLTE and its benefits?

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    VoLTE or Voice over LTE offers the possibility to make voice calls through an LTE/4G mobile network. However, you can perform this with the following conditions. First, you may contact your service provider to verify appropriate options for your Xperia® device.

    • Make sure your specific Xperia device model and network subscription support VoLTE.

    • Make sure your SIM card service provider and subscription also supports VoLTE and should be compatible with your mobile device.

    • In some cases, your mobile device may need to be operator-branded and use operator-customized system software.

    • The mobile device must be within range of an LTE/4G network.

    Benefits

    • Provides faster call setup and better voice quality.

    • The phone remains in the LTE/4G network during voice calls.

    • You can use LTE/4G data services, such as web surfing and tethering, and simultaneously make and receive calls.