Google Project Fi Is Opening Up to iPhones, Samsung, and More

Google Project Fi will now work even with the Apple iPhones models as well as more Android phones from the companies like the Samsung, LG, Moto and OnePlus. Google has also announced in a blog post that the name will now call the Project Fi as Google Fi which was announced in America in 2015.

The service helps the users to the fastest available network at some of the certain location which could be a Wi-Fi network or the data connections offered by some of the major US companies like the US Cellular, Sprint, and T-Mobile. Google Fi also offers with the international data coverage in the 170 countries and territories.

Google Fi will work with the iPhone models running on the latest iOS 11. Also, Google Fi app for the iOS is still in the beta version, and some of the features like the calls and text over Wi-Fi as well as the visual voicemail will not go to be available for the iPhone users as of now.

“Since this is the first time Google Fi is available for iPhones, there are a few extra steps to get set up, which we’ll walk you through in the Google Fi iOS app,” reads a Google post. For Android phones from OnePlus, Samsung, LG, and Moto, the service will work with devices running Android 7.0 Nougat or higher.

Moreover, some of the features of the Google Fi might be missing on the Android phones. The full features of the service will only be available on the smartphone will are designed for the Fi experience. For instance, Google Pixel 2, LG G7 ThinQ, Pixel 2, etc include some of the special software and hardware to work with the Google Fi.

Since smartphones need the proper hardware and software to jump between networks and wi-fi for the “full Google Fi experience,” some features may be lacking for iPhones and other handsets that can now access the service but were not designed for it.

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