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Fri, Feb 21, 2020 6:39 AM

Receiving SMS in Saudi Arabia


I have a prepaid AT&T line and I'm traveling abroad for a few months. I need a plan that will allow me to at least receive text messages (SMS) during my stay in Saudi Arabia for the next couple of months. I'm assuming based on my research that prepaid plans won't work in Saudi, if that's correct, is there any way to switch to post-paid online using myAT&T? Any other suggestions? Thank you!



ACE - Sage


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a month ago

Correct, prepaid will not work. No you cannot switch to postpaid online online, postpaid does not allow roaming for 60 days, and roaming is very expensive.

I suggest you consider Google Fi or another carrier that allows roaming without extra charges.


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