AT&T WiFi Calling Questions

Anyone familiar with wifi calling - especially on the ATT plans?

Is it included with the regular plans?

If calling from the middle of the Atlantic to the US is it considered a local call?

If calling from Europe to someone in Afghanistan with a US number, is it considered a local call?

Just planning for the next cruise.

5 Answers

I would think that the best person to answer that would be your provider or AT&T. Looking at google and a few of the providers up here they are spinning it as free but there could be the hidden gotcha and of course the wifi access is not always free.

I looked at ATT website, but the latest "Help" articles were dated 4 years ago. I will probably pay the store a visit tomorrow, but then again, they are the ones that when asked if I could charge an IPhone on european 220 current, they replied I could only use dollars or pesos to charge an IPhoneSad

Also, I have already paid for the ship's wifi, so that is done, at least.

Now that's funny. Sorry I cant offer any help with your question, but I am curious what you find out.

I have AT&T and on your phone you must enable the WiFi calling (I have an iPhone). WiFi calling is free. If you are out of the country I would suggest that you turn your cellular service and data off as well as roaming so that when you turn your phone on it will only hook to WiFi. Because once you turn you phone on any text, email or what ever data will come through and you will be charged (at least that's been my experience).

I hope this was some help to you.

Check with AT&T, each phone company is different.

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