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Troubleshoot issues related to making and receiving calls on your device for the Samsung Galaxy S8+ - Open Market

This article helps troubleshoot making or receiving calls on your Samsung S8 SE

You may have issues with calls if you have:

  • A low signal strength
  • Trouble making or receiving calls
  • Frequently dropped calls

These steps help identify and resolve the underlying cause. After completing each step, test to see if the issue is fixed. If not, continue to the next step.

1. Verify airplane mode is turned off.

    1. From the home screen, swipe down the Status bar.
    2. Swipe down again to access the Quick Settings menu.
    3. Tap on Connections, then if Airplane mode is enabled, tap to disable it.

Note: The icon is white when enabled.

2. Reset the network settings.

Resetting the network settings reconnects your phone to the Sprint network and does not erase any of your content or data.

  1. From the home screen, tap the Phone icon.
  2. Tap the Keypad button.
  3. Dial ##72786#.
  4. Tap OK. Your phone will power off and restart.
  5. After it restarts and reconnects to the network, your phone will automatically launch hands-free activation.

3. Verify if coverage is available at your current location.

If your Samsung S8 SE has low signal strength, see if your location is within Sprint voice coverage on the Sprint coverage map.

4. Perform a soft reset.

A soft reset reconnects your Samsung S8 SE to the Sprint network.

  1. Turn the device off by pressing and hold the Power/Lock key.
  2. Wait for 10 seconds.
  3. The phone will power off and restart.

5. Do you know if other Sprint customers are experiencing the same issue in the same location?

  1. If yes or you don't know: Please contact Sprint Customer Care for help.
  2. If no: Please find the nearest Sprint Repair center and schedule an appointment so a Sprint technician can further diagnose the issue.

Note: To optimize device performance, be sure your Samsung S8 SE is running the most recent device software. Check for software updates.

If you're still having issues, please contact Sprint Customer Care for more help.

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