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

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

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

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Mel4444
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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

Solved by I'm an Expert Level 2

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.

 

hope this helps

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Paolo
I'm an Expert Level 2

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.

 

hope this helps

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!