My Mobile Overseas

How do I know if my mobile will work in the countries I am travelling to?

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General Guide

Step 1

Ensure your handset is unlocked from your network provider. More information on unlocking handsets can be found here.

Step 2

Work out which frequencies your mobile phone handset can use.

Step 3

Work out what frequencies are used by the mobile phone networks in the countries you are travelling to.

Step 4

Your phone must work on the same frequency(s) as the country(s) you will be travelling to.

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