Why am I still able to text/call when I turned off my data network

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Why am I still able to text/call when I turned off my data network

I went abroad and turned off my roaming and cellular data on my Iphone I just wanted to make sure Im not going to get chaged now and why it still lets me call/text? Thank you

 

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Re: Why am I still able to text/call when I turned off my data network

Texting does not count toward your data allotment.  if you turn off data, you can still text because text is still a core phone function on the gsm network.  you can also call too because only the data is off, the mobile network is still connected.

 

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Re: Why am I still able to text/call when I turned off my data network

Texting does not count toward your data allotment.  if you turn off data, you can still text because text is still a core phone function on the gsm network.  you can also call too because only the data is off, the mobile network is still connected.

 

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Re: Why am I still able to text/call when I turned off my data network

Hey everyone!

Although this thread is quite old, I'd like to add a little update since I came across it .

 

Just wanted to add extra information 

 

Things to know when you travel can be found here :

http://www.fido.ca/web/content/coverage/ttk_travelling

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http://www.fido.ca/web/content/coverageroaming/roaming_us_rates

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http://www.fido.ca/web/content/coverageroaming/roaming_intl_data_roaming_rate

http://www.fido.ca/web/page/portal/Fido/FidoOptions?forwardTo=internationalRoamingInfo

 

Travelling with your prepaid service also find information on fido.ca

 

http://www.fido.ca/web/page/portal/Fido/PrepaidPlans/Longdistance

http://www.fido.ca/web/page/portal/Fido/PrepaidPlans/Longdistance#PreInternational

 

Hope this helps!



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