Tips for Using Your Smartphone Abroad

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Planning to use your smartphone abroad? Here’s what you’ll need to do—before, during, and after your trip.

Before You Go: Sign up for an International Plan

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AT&T and Verizon Wireless charge users who don’t have roaming packages significantly more for international calls and data usage, so make sure you enroll. If you’re a Sprint customer with a BlackBerry, the Worldwide plan gives you discounted calls from international destinations (data packages sold separately). T-Mobile doesn’t charge extra for roaming, but you will have to call customer service to turn on the capability.

Tips for Using Your Smartphone Abroad

Before You Go: Sign up for an International Plan

AT&T and Verizon Wireless charge users who don’t have roaming packages significantly more for international calls and data usage, so make sure you enroll. If you’re a Sprint customer with a BlackBerry, the Worldwide plan gives you discounted calls from international destinations (data packages sold separately). T-Mobile doesn’t charge extra for roaming, but you will have to call customer service to turn on the capability.

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