Common questions

How do I stop unwanted roaming charges?

How do I stop unwanted roaming charges?

Connect to Wi-Fi for activities that use up a lot of data such as streaming videos, downloading apps, or checking maps. To prevent roaming charges completely when travelling, put your phone on Airplane or Flight mode. If you still want your device available for calls or texts, turn data roaming off.

How do I check my EIR roaming balance?

To check how much data you’ve used text balance roam to 50104 or log into my eir. We will also send you text alerts to help to manage your usage.

Do you get charged for incoming texts while roaming?

Roaming charges can reach hundreds or even thousands of dollars if you’re not careful. Roaming is generally not included in your plan, and roaming rates may be higher. Roaming charges apply to voice calls, SMS (text messages), MMS (picture messages), and data that you receive or send when you’re roaming.

Can I receive texts with data roaming off?

With cellular data shut off you can still receive text messages and phone calls, which means if your plan charges you for these, you should just turn your phone to Airplane Mode.

Do I have roaming on my phone?

Relax: Your Android phone alerts you whenever it’s roaming. A Roaming icon appears at the top of the screen, in the status area, whenever you’re outside your cellular provider’s signal area. There’s little you can do to avoid incurring roaming surcharges when making or receiving phone calls.

Can I receive texts if roaming is off?

As long as your phone’s data is turned off, then you cannot be charged for any data roaming charges, even with Wi-Fi enabled. You may still be able to send and receive phone calls and text messages.

Can you receive texts while roaming?

Re: Receiving texts while roaming You can receive incoming text messages while in the USA without needing any add-ons. You will not be able to respond to them or send any new outgoing without the appropriate add-on, but you can receive freely.

Are you charged for receiving SMS while roaming?

Most operators do not charge for receiving an SMS while roaming. The sender of the SMS also only pays the usual price as if the receiving customer were on their home network. Hence mobile operators bear the additional costs of handling the received roaming SMS without charging customers for it.

Why am I being charged for data when using WiFi?

Similarly, Android phones also have such a feature that enables the phone to use data even when connected to the Wifi. If Switch to Mobile Data is enabled, your phone will automatically use it whenever the Wifi signal is weak, or it’s connected, but there’s no internet.

How much does data roaming cost in Ireland?

The roaming data charges, per megabyte (for prepay and contract phones) on the Irish networks are: And as anyone knows, one MB hardly goes anywhere these days. I sometimes use as much as 200MB a day, so if I used my Eir SIM for roaming data, it could cost me over €2,000 a day!

What are the international roaming terms and conditions?

Pack Countries and Preferred Partner Network (applicable for IR pack 575, 2875 and 5751): The pack benefits are applicable while travelling to the country covered in pack benefit and on pack partner network specified for the respective country. Partner Name for the respective pack country is specified below.

How does international roaming work with Jio prepaid?

Beyond commercial usage limit as specified for the Outgoing Local calls within a visited country, Call to India and Outgoing SMS for the respective pack, usage will be charged at standard IR rates. Please check standard IR rates at ‘International Roaming Tariff’ on https://www.jio.com/jio-prepaid-international-roaming-plans

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