sending Imessages overseas?

rockey95

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Original poster
Jan 20, 2012
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I'm new to Apple and wanted to ask a quick question, i have had my Iphone 4 now for about 4 days and have relatives in Norway and some of them have Iphones. When i Imessage them will i get charged the ATT international text rate or how does something like this work differently than sms?
Thanks
Rockey95
 

robbieduncan

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It is not an SMS so you will not get charged for an SMS. Of course if the message got sent as an SMS for some reason (you or they were off their data network but on the cell network) you would get charged for the international SMS.
 

rockey95

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Jan 20, 2012
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Thanks for the response, i just was not sure of how Imessage worked.
Thanks
 

CosmoPilot

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iMessage works regardless of the location of the parties involved. I'm overseas all the time and use it exclusively with my family while gone.
 

johnjmapp

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Jan 17, 2012
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in the setting, change this

make sure you have set the following

in the setting, find message, turn on iMessage.

And when you type the receiver contact in the SMS box, if the send button turn to blue, then you are sending imessage and it will send as normal data. not long distance sms.
 
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