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Cell Coverage in Your Apartment: Dropping Calls and Bars

The last thing anyone wants to do is run around their whole Neighborhood just to keep that important call from dropping. We've come up with some easy fixes for this all-too-common issue.

While all carriers' service is slightly different, they have similar solutions and alternatives to try and boost your cell signal up a couple bars and improve cell phone reception in your apartment.

  • WiFi Calling: Thought Skype was the only way to make that call using your wireless network? Many newer smartphone models (like the iPhone 6 and higher, and Samsung Galaxy S6 and higher) allow you to make calls through your WiFi network – without downloading any apps. All you have to do is head over to "settings" in your phone and enable WiFi calling.
  • Signal Booster: Who knew that a quick trip to your local carrier's store could add those missing bars to your cell service? Signal boosters connect directly to your home network to strengthen your cellular connection. For best results, these boosters can be purchased directly from your carrier and typically for only a one-time charge.

For more information about boosting cell phone reception in your apartment, visit your carrier's website:

After implementing these easy solutions, making calls from the comfort of your own home will be a much smoother process.