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Can Metro PCS make international calls?

Last Updated: 5th February, 2020

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For $5 more a month, MetroPCS customers can call over 100 countries from their mobile phone for free. Regional prepaid cell phone carrier MetroPCS announced Wednesday a new plan that allows its customers to make unlimited international calls to over 100 different countries for only $5 extra a month.

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Also know, what countries does MetroPCS world calling coverage?

Customer will receive 200 minutes of calling and unlimited text messages to numbers in Bermuda, Czech Republic, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Honduras, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, South Africa, Switzerland and Vietnam from their Metro phone in the US.

Similarly, can Metro PCS receive calls from jail? Although MetroPCS does not allow collect calls to be received on its phones, call-forwarding is available, which routes the collect calls to another line. Redirect calls being placed to your MetroPCS phone to a land line phone to accept collect calls.

In this way, does MetroPCS have international data?

MetroPCS has a $10 World Calling plan add-on to its prepaid service. The feature gives you 200 minutes of voice calls, 200MB of data and 200 text messages in selected countries. The pack includes unlimited calling and texting and unlimited use of your plan's high-speed data when in Mexico, free of roaming charges.

What is Metro PCS text Global?

Our Metro PCS text-talk global plan allows you to send and receive unlimited international text messages to family and friends in select countries. Unlimited text messaging is available at a flat rate of 3 dollars per month and picture messaging available at nth.

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Kristi Grubmuller

Professional

How much does MetroPCS charge for international calls?

MetroPCS offers $5 unlimited international calling. For $5 more a month, MetroPCS customers can call over 100 countries from their mobile phone for free.

Banda Tapias

Professional

How do I make an international call?

Simply dial 1, the area code, and the number you are trying to reach. To call a phone in another country, dial 011, and then the code for the country you are calling, the area or city code, and the phone number.

Jialiang Loderer

Professional

Does MetroPCS charge for data roaming?

As has become pretty standard in the U.S. cellular market, MetroPCS does not charge a fee for domestic roaming. However, with a quick glance at their fine print, you can see that Metro may slow, restrict, suspend, or terminate your service for “significant roaming”.

Shamim Voorde

Explainer

Does MetroPCS work in England?

Because MetroPCS is owned by T-Mobile, it should be a smooth switch. Just go to a T-Mobile store and they can do it. But once you are on T-Mobile, your phone should work smoothly (at least for voice calls) in the UK.

Iballa Chukhanov

Explainer

Does MetroPCS have WIFI calling?

Providing you have a phone purchased from MetroPCS, you can enable Wi-Fi calling in the settings and you'll be up and running in just a few seconds. If you're using a third-party device, you'll have to verify that the device does, in fact, support Wi-Fi Calling on MetroPCS as some may not.

Eduvijis Navya

Explainer

What is a MetroPCS calling card?

MetroPCS starts prepaid phone cards. With its new By the Minute calling cards, MetroPCS offers prepaid voice calling, text messages, and data use. For both cards, you can use the calling minutes at anytime. Besides making calls, customers can use the By the Minute cards for messaging and data.

Melia Cheung

Pundit

Is MetroPCS good in Mexico?

Mexico Unlimited expands MetroPCS customers' coverage and calling throughout Mexico. More than just a 'roaming plan,' Mexico Unlimited means MetroPCS customers can use their phones in Mexico just like they do at home and call Mexico all they want.

Lingling Ketelhodt

Pundit

How can I call Guatemala for free?

Make free calls to Guatemala using PopTox. All you need is internet connection to make free calls to Guatemala. Simply enter the phone number using the dial pad and click on "Call". You can now make free calls to Guatemala mobile and landline phones from PC, Mac or Smartphone.

Sohayb Metschl

Pundit

Can I use Metro PCS internationally?

MetroPCS' International Roaming Service allows you to use your compatible MetroPCS device in selected international countries utilizing the networks of available compatible international roaming networks. MetroPCS does not provide service outside the United States.

Yanhua Menchacatorre

Pundit

Does MetroPCS work in Dubai?

MetroPCS International Roaming Service is not available everywhere. MetroPCS International Roaming Service is only available in certain countries, and in certain areas within those countries. Availability, quality of coverage and services while roaming are not guaranteed.

Salaheddine Bihler

Pundit

What is the best phone plan for international travel?

Assuming your phone is capable of being used abroad, here's what you should know about some of the best international phone plans provided by the major carriers.
  • Verizon TravelPass.
  • AT&T International Day Pass.
  • T-Mobile OnePlus.
  • Sprint Global Roaming.
  • SIM cards.
  • Pocket Wi-Fi.
  • Free Wi-Fi hotspot.
  • International cellphone rental.

Chaimaa Abesadze

Teacher

Does MetroPCS work in Hawaii?

For MetroPCS you should have solid coverage in Central Maui (where the OGG Kahului main jet airport is), in West Maui (Lahina, Kapalua, Kaanapali) and in South Maui (Kihei/Wailea/Makena area). According to the Metro PCS maps, these are Extended Home Areas (likely friendly roaming on Mobi PCS).

Dalva Lastra

Teacher

Can you use your cell phone in a different country?

Yes, you can use an unlocked GSM handset when you're traveling abroad. Simply put in a SIM card from a local carrier to make inexpensive local phone calls while you're in-country as well as cheap texting to other cell phones also in the same country in which you're traveling.

Estell Bakshtanovski

Teacher

How do I get international roaming?

To manage international roaming:
  1. Sign in My Account.
  2. Select 'International roaming' from the 'More options menu' on the bottom right, OR 'Manage data.' More Options. Manage your data.
  3. Activate an International Day Pass OR pay-as-you-go rates.

Xinyi Ruedas

Teacher

What is international data roaming?

Roaming refers to the continued data service you get when you go outside of your mobile operator's coverage area. For example, you can continue to access the internet or make calls when traveling internationally thanks to cooperative agreements between your cellular provider and other network operators.

Grisela Meinel

Reviewer

Can I use MetroPCS in Spain?

Metro PCS' World Calling add-on has a good bit of South America covered, plus Mexico, Canada, Spain, Switzerland, Japan and Thailand. World Calling costs $10 extra per month and gets you 200 minutes of talk, 200 text messages to send (unlimited received) and 200MB of data while you're in those countries.

Floralba Gimeno

Reviewer

Does MetroPCS work in Jamaica?

Metro PCS does not have an international roaming agreement with Jamaica.

Csaba Clua

Reviewer

Why can't I accept collect calls?

A common reason someone cannot receive a call from their inmate is because they only have a cell phone, and cell phones cannot receive collect calls. Establishing a pre-paid account through the above companies can usually circumvent this.

Cesia Boke

Reviewer

How much does a phone card cost in jail?

In prisons, the cost of a call will drop to $0.11/minute. In jails, the cost of a debit/prepaid call will fall to $0.14/minute to $0.22/minute, depending on the size of the jail. (Traditional collect calls will initially be higher and then, over a two-year period, fall to the $0.14-$0.22/minute level.)