1. iMore Question's Avatar
    i cannot make phone calls
    03-24-2015 07:32 AM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Get a service plan that includes international calling, either before you leave or after you've arrived at your destination.
    03-24-2015 08:59 AM
  3. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Or, if your device is unlocked, get a local SIM. Most airports have SIM kiosks.
    Just_Me_D likes this.
    03-24-2015 12:18 PM
  4. Trees's Avatar
    In the event you did setup international service on your plan as Just Me, D suggested; I'd call or email/chat with your carrier to be sure everything is configured correctly.

    On one trip to the UK/Ireland I landed at Heathrow and had no service even though I setup an option for SMS/voice with my carrier. Took several email exchanges to figure out that my carrier had programmed international service for a SIM that I no longer had. The phone I had (BlackBerry Bold) at the time was configured correctly in the carriers system - just not the SIM.
    03-24-2015 11:11 PM
  5. Trees's Avatar
    Or, if your device is unlocked, get a local SIM. Most airports have SIM kiosks.
    I think that's the ideal option. Have done this for Asia trips. Just get a local SIM at the airport, or what I did was to pre-purchase a local carrier's SIM ahead of time with minutes already provisioned and ready to install in phone upon landing. Worked well.
    03-24-2015 11:19 PM
  6. G1ggs's Avatar
    Buy other SIM, and you can make calls. But, remember that your devices must be the unlock devices.
    03-24-2015 11:24 PM
  7. ritesh's Avatar
    i cannot make phone calls
    If your sim has service in the foreign country and still unable to make calls, the format in which you have saved numbers could also be an issue. You need to prefix numbers with the correct country code, etc etc.
    03-25-2015 01:18 AM
  8. WP7Nettwerk's Avatar
    Depence what country you bought your iPhone. UK stores sells "unlocked" till first sim. What you operator sim you put first than iPhone will be locket to that network. I dunno about other countries. Second if you can't get work local sim or you phone isn't unlocked than turn on calls, messages roaming this will let you make calls and txt messages sent to peoples.
    Third all numbers must start with +(country code)(phone number) or 00(country code)(phone number)


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    03-25-2015 01:25 PM
  9. TomTomahawk's Avatar
    i cannot make phone calls
    As almost everyone said, you either do not have an international plan and your phone must be locked.
    I am not aware of the international plans, but I know that the roaming fees are mind-blowing. Your best option is to unlock your phone. Now,

    the ways you can unlock your phone are different, because you didn't mentioned that phone you have? If you do not have an iPhone, then I

    believe that you can get an unlocking code either from the network company you are using or with an unlocking tool (I do not know many things

    for non-iPhones). If you have an iPhone, then you need to take into account your iPhone model, your iOS version, your network, your IMEI

    status, etc...
    I found two very good articles, one for Android/Windows phones and one for iPhones. I suggest you should read them:
    Android/Windows phones: Unlock phone: How to use any SIM in your phone - unlock iPhone or Android and save money - PC Advisor
    iPhones: 3 Methods on How to Unlock a Locked iPhone
    04-03-2015 06:57 AM

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