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I am going to Mexico, I have AT & T unlimited texting.

I am going to Mexico, I have AT & T unlimited texting. If I text a friend in the states who has sprint will he get charged ? Will I as well?
Toni asked this question 1 year ago
  • AT&T Wireless • 4640 answers • 94% helpful

    Accepted answer
    He will not be charged because he is texting from a US network. You will be charged. Your unlimited plan only includes AT&T's network. I suggest adding a feature just for the trip, you can remove it when you return. Call 1800 331-0500 to add it. Here are the options


    AT&T Global Messaging
    Send text, picture or video messages while traveling in over
    150 countries*.
    Monthly Charge Message Allowance
    (Messages Sent) Per-Message Overage
    $10 50
    ($0.20/msg) $0.40
    $30 200
    ($0.15/msg) $0.35
    $60 600
    ($0.10/msg) $0.25


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    • AT&T Wireless • 4640 answers • 94% helpful

      You can also visit an AT&T store to add the option.
    • AT&T Wireless • 4640 answers • 94% helpful

      Toni, if satisfied that your inquiry has been handled please check the Green Smiley face and mark your inquiry as completed, answer accepted and mark the question closed. If you need more information feel free to send a comment. Tell your friends and family about directly. Thank you for using directly :-)
    • AT&T Wireless • 970 answers • 96% helpful

      BTW if you have unlimited messaging, if you receive texts while you're roaming, it's free. It's just when you send messages out while roaming that you get charged.
    • AT&T Wireless • 4640 answers • 94% helpful

      I would like to thank you for the positive rating. Don't forget to accept this answer to close the question. This thread will remain open to you if you have further questions to ask. Thank you also for using directly.com
    • AT&T Wireless • 117 answers • 100% helpful

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    • AT&T Wireless • 4640 answers • 94% helpful

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  • AT&T Wireless • 2411 answers • 97% helpful

    Toni, there are several international plans for texting. Your domestic unlimited plan will not cover the international texting from Mexico to the US. As for your friend being charged usually the receiving party isn't charged for text. It would be best to check with Sprint. To get the best plan for your needs will be to contact AT&T wireless customer care at 1-800-331-0500 as there are various prices starting at $10.00 for 50 text plus for calling you will need to add a calling plan, that starts at $30.00 for 80 minutes. You can check out the rates and plans on line at att.com/esupport then select Calling The World for rates and plans. If you have any other questions please let me by commenting back to Directly.
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    • AT&T Wireless • 2411 answers • 97% helpful

      Toni, if you are satisfied that we have done our best to handle your inquiry please check the Green Smiley Face. Then be sure to mark your inquiry as completed, mark answer accepted and mark the question closed. However, if you need more information feel free to send any additional comments.
    • AT&T Wireless • 2411 answers • 97% helpful

      Toni, Happy Holidays to you and yours. Enjoy your trip to Mexico, be safe. Y Feliz Viaje.
    • AT&T Wireless • 2411 answers • 97% helpful

      Toni, thanks for the positive rating that is how the company rates our work. If your inquiry is answered could you please mark the answer accepted and close the inquiry. Thanks for choosing Directly and allowing me to assist you. Otra vez gracias para la carita Verde y su confidencia.