Are calls placed using the cellular network or internet/data? Nate Wheeler February 22, 2019 16:14 Updated Follow While the emergency tip is sent over the data connection, the call is made using the cellular network (not data). Related articles Why does LiveSafe want me to allow access to my contacts? Why do I have a notification showing on my phone? How do international toll free numbers work overseas? Why would I want to set location sharing to “Always”? Should I enable WiFi? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.