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Friday, March 26th, 2021 2:06 AM

Receiving messages in China

Hi, I currently have a prepaid plan. I want to still be able to receive texts while I’m in China. I went to my local att store and they told me I can realize it by purchasing a long distance add-on. But then the description of that looks like this add-on is to receive foreign texts while I am in US. So I wonder what should I do? Thanks for any help!

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ACE - Expert


64.7K Messages

3 years ago

The store was wrong. Prepaid does not roam in China. There is no add on or anything else you can do to change that. Your prepaid service will not work in China.

ACE - Scholar


931 Messages

3 years ago

In some countries, if you have Wi-Fi calling enabled, you could receive text messages there.  China is specified as one of the countries this is not allowed in.

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