Apple® iPhone® - Turn Voice & Data On / Off - HD Voice

Caution Caution:

  • HD Voice isn't recommended if you use a 1X/3G Network Extender or a TTY/TDD device.
  • HD Voice on the iPhone must be turned on if you use a 4G Network Extender.


Note Notes:

  • Requirements:
    • must be in Verizon 4G LTE coverage area.
    • Note Video Icon For more info on signal strength and coverage view this video.
    • must have HD voice capable devices and be set up for HD Voice to do simultaneous voice and data.
  • The steps below apply to the following models:
    • iPhone X / XS / XS Max / XR 
    • iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
    • iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
    • iPhone SE
    • iPhone 6 / 6 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus


  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Cellular.
  2. Tap the Cellular Data switch to turn on Switch On.
  3. Tap Cellular Data Options.
  4. Tap Enable LTE.
  5. Tap Voice & Data to turn on.
    Note Turned on when a check mark is present. When on, voice calls between compatible devices is carried over the 4G LTE data network.
    Note Tap 'Data Only' or 'Off' to turn off. 


Note Notes:

  • HD Voice is supported only on HD Voice capable BluetoothTM headsets.
  • HD Voice is included with existing voice plans and minutes are billed as regular voice calls. For additional info, see these HD Voice FAQs.