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Get your phone ready to use internationally

Last Updated: Nov 16, 2013

To use your phone internationally, simply visit www.sprint.com/international to make this request via chat or email.  There is no charge for this activation but international rates apply for use. For information regarding coverage and rates while roaming internationally, visit our Worldwide Coverage and Rates page www.sprint.com/sww and search for your country and select city.

Other important things to know about using your phone internationally:

Voicemail passcode

  • You'll need your passcode to access voicemail while traveling.
  • International dialing
  • To place an international call while traveling, dial the international access code, country code, then the phone number. When in GSM mode, international dialing is simplified with plus key dialing (use the <+> key in place of the access code). Check your device guide for plus key dialing steps.
  • To place a local call while traveling, dial as you would from a landline in that country.

International texting

  • When sending a text to a US based number or to a number within the North American Numbering Plan simply enter the 10-digit number in the 'To' field
  • When sending a text to a number outside the US and North American Numbering Plan, always enter 011 then the country code and number in the 'To' field
  • Country specific travel tip guides
  • You can access travel tips guide for using your device in specific destinations. Go to www.sprint.com/traveltips and select your device and destination.

 

Country specific travel tip guides

  • You can access travel tips guide for using your device in specific destinations. Go to www.sprint.com/traveltips and select your device and destination.

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