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

HD Voice provides clear, natural-sounding audio when a call is placed from one HD Voice-enabled phone to another while connected to our 4G LTE network.

Caution HD Voice isn't recommended if you're using a 1X/3G Network Extender or a TTY/TDD device but must be turned on when using a 4G LTE Network Extender.

Note Notes:

  • Must be in a Verizon 4G LTE coverage area and have an HD Voice capable device set up to use simultaneous voice and data.
    Video Icon For more info on signal strength and coverage, view this video.
  • HD Voice is enabled by default when both the physical SIM and eSIM are activated on your Dual SIM with an eSIM capable iPhone.
  • 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 checkmark is present.
    Note To turn HD Voice off, tap 'Data Only' or 'Off'.


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