You have bought a new iPhone and suddenly get a call from the office to attend the meeting in the other country. Now what? You don’t have any idea whether you can use iMessage internationally or not? We guess you start your laptop and type the question, ” Can I use iMessage internationally?” And we assure you that you are in the right place. Let’s read each answer one by one.
See the all possible answers to your question, “Can I use iMessage internationally”.
1. Is it possible to use iMessage in other countries?
Yes, it’s 100% true that you can use the iMessage in other countries even without paying for international roaming. But it has a defect that if you are sending the iMessage to the other iPhone users, then no issues. If you are replying to the non-user iPhone, it costs roaming charge. So, before leaving for the international travel, ask your data planer what plan is good for different countries.
2. Does it charges internationally?
Here, again same thing is happening, if you are using iPhone to send the iMessage to the other iPhone user, you won’t charge except for data usage. But if you are texting someone who is not available on iMessage, then it will cut your balance.
After knowing this, one thought arises in your mind that then how to know that the message charges or not? It’s so simple, open the iMessage and type something if the sending arrow is green, then you will get a bill, or if sending arrow is blue, then no cost at all.
3. Can I play with foreigners through iMessage with no charge?
iMessage runs with the data, if you have the enough internet to play games, it won’t matter with whom you are playing. Only data usage required and an essential condition that the other person should have an account on iMessage or he/she will not capable to play the games. With an Android user, it’s not possible as this app only supported by the iPhone or Mac.
4. How to save the balance?
So, here you wanted to know that how to find that which contact is freely available and how can I save myself from cutting my balance? Once you distinguish between Apple users and non-users, then go to the iOS settings and find “Message”. An option is there, “Send as SMS”, you need to toggle off it and now whenever you send an SMS to the non-users, it won’t deliver and save your balance. This is the simplest way.
I think you get the sufficient answer, whatever you have the issue such as, ” Can I use iMessage internationally”. The answer is yes, if you have an active account in the iCloud, then it will be easier to access the iMessage from anywhere. May be it could charge you if the receiver is not using an iPhone or don’t have an active account on the default messaging app. Even in that case, you have solution to save your balance by making some changes in the iOS settings. I hope this article would be helpful to you, if yes, then tell us through the comments.