This article dives into how to turn on SMS over IMS on android
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Android Test Menu
There are a lot of hidden menus, features, and codes in the Android Operating System. An example of such features is the Android Testing Menu. When you open your phone and dial the short code *#*#4636#*#*, your device goes into another menu known as the Android Test Menu. This menu features options such as Phone Information, Battery Optimization, Usage Statistics, and WIFI Information.
There are a lot of hidden menus, features, and codes in the Android Operating System. An example of such features is the Android Testing Menu. When you open your phone and dial the short code ##4636##, your device goes into another menu known as the Android Test Menu. This menu features options such as Phone Information, Battery Optimization, Usage Statistics, and WIFI Information.
To understand the mode, we must discuss each category into the details. Albeit, you must be care taken when using the modes, because little error might lead to problems in connectivity as regards WIFI or 4G/3G issues. Therefore, we are not liable to take responsibility for anything that causes the loss of functioning of your device. If you are not sure how to interact with any of the modes, it is best to leaver it
This subcategory contains all the cellular activities that your android device can carry out. Also, the modes present under the phone information can be toggled on and off based on the users. However, care must be taken, and instruction must be adhered to when stipulated.
Turn off Radio
This mode is straightforward and is directed to switching off your cellular radio. It does not have any effect on the connection, such as Bluetooth. It must not be likened to Airplane mode, which turns off all connections either Bluetooth, WIFI, and cellular.
Turn off IMS registration required
This mode does not have any value unless you have registered for an IMPU (IP Multimedia Public Identity), and it is better to leave it. IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) is a model that offers services in the form of voice, multimedia, and data through the internet.
It determines the frequency of not refreshing of the mobile network, like the others it also does not have much usefulness, therefore, leave it
The SMS Centre Number is present for very ISP, and it through it that all text messages go through. You can update it by selecting the UPDATE icon. You can also refresh, although pressing the REFRESH apps gives error on every trial. It is better to leave this setting as it is since there are applications that are used for the purpose. If there are errors according to it, it is better to take it to the device manufacturers.
Set a Preferred Network Type
This mode comes in handy when in places of no network. For example, of your 4G enabled device is present in an environment with a better edge network environment and a little 4G network, your device is going to switch to edge network. This action can be annoying because a single 4G is better than a full edge bar. This mode can eradicate the toggling when you select one. It does not allow the toggling again.
However, it comes with a risk. When you move from a place with an excellent network to a place with a bad network, your device won’t switch to a good network present in the area until you reboot your device.
Turn on SMS OVER IMS
One of the few features that many people use, but few are conversant with, is the SMS and IMS. However, among developers, it is a regular feature. SMS stands for Short Message Service while IMS stands for IP Multimedia Subsystem.
Toggling between the two modes makes text messages and calls to be subjected to VoLTE (Voice over LTE). Due to the subjection to VoLTE, messages are sent in two ways. One is through 4G/WIFI connection text messaging, while the other is via 3G?2G.
The two ways of sending calls and messages depend on the Internet Service Provider When the SMS is turn on over IMS, messages are sent over the 4G connection network instead of the traditional 3G and 2G.
In many places, the options do not work, and even on changing the options to each other, there is no effect seen. However, if at the necessary place, to turn on SMS over IMS, you can check the solutions
Toggle DNS Check
This mode can check what your Access Point Network is connected to and whether the DNS servers address has been configured in the DHCP. Turning it on can lead to many connection problems; therefore, it is best left alone.
Turn on LTE RAM Dump
It is not known whether switching on this mode results in the deleting of the LTE files that are stored on your device’s RAM. The effect of switching on the mode is different based on different devices. Some users experienced a large boost in their LTE speed while some experienced a boot loop.
The Battery Information
This mode shows certain information that is not seeing in standard settings.
The Usage Statistics
This sub-menu shows the pattern of use of all the applications on your phones. You can sort the applications based on usage time, last time used, and the application names. It shows the minutes you have used an application, and the last time you opened each application.
It contains three categories, which are the Wi-Fi API, Wi-Fi config, and Wi-Fi Status. The WiFI config shows your Wi-Fi connection, Wi-Fi API is used to get the Network ID and can disable and enable SSID. The three categories are simply not useful for normal android users
Solution On How To Turn On Sms Over Ims
To turn on SMS over IMS, you must Activate the android test menu, to activate, follow these steps
• Navigate to the Phone app
• Dial *#*#4636#*#* to open the android test menu
• Select Phone information
• Select the Turn on SMS over IMS