The OCIO has some tips on how JPLers can effectively use their cell phones, while easing cellular data limits.
As remote working has significantly increased, so has our cell phone usage. While JPL does have “unlimited” calling plans, the user minutes are actually combined into a pool for everyone to use. Normally, the pool is more than adequate, but under these new conditions, we are reaching our limit.
To ease cellular data minutes, we have put together the following tips.
If neither of the above are a viable option, then use the instructions below to turn on ‘WiFi Calling’ before dialing into a meeting.
You may also use a headset or headphones with your computer for Jabber calls and Webex meetings. See instructions for Pairing and connecting a headset/headphones with a computer here.
Turn WiFi calling on. Your cell phone must be connected to your Home WiFi network for this option to work.