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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 For Dummies by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 21

Take It Elsewhere

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding roaming

arrow Disabling data-roaming features

arrow Entering Airplane mode

arrow Contacting friends abroad

arrow Using Skype

arrow Using your phone overseas

You can take your phone with you wherever you go. It’s small and portable. But whether you can use the phone is another question. Wander too far from your cellular provider’s signal and you witness the curiosity of roaming. Then there’s the ability to make calls both to and from strange and distant locales. Yep, plenty of issues are involved when you take your Galaxy Note elsewhere.

Where the Phone Roams

The word roam takes on an entirely new meaning when it’s applied to a cell phone. It means that your phone receives a cell signal whenever you’re outside your cell phone carrier’s operating area. In ...

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