by Zoegrogan

Unable to use my phone abroad

Hi I'm unable to use my phone abroad I have purchased 3 bolt ons 1 calls 1 messages 1 roaming please can you advise I can't even call 150

by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: Unable to use my phone abroad

@Zoegrogan   Did you call customer services and get roaming enabled on your account?   Or did you text ROAMING to 150 to enable the service before you left the UK ?   Purchasing add-ons doesn’t enable roaming and will make no difference if you didn’t enabled roaming on your account before you left the UK. 

EE Employee

Re: Unable to use my phone abroad

Hi @Zoegrogan and welcome to the community.


So I can try and help, please may I get you to perform a manual network search and choose a network other than what you are on.


Please also can I get you to try and dial a friend or family member using format of 00447********* and try using data. 


Did this work?


Which country are you currently in?


Many thanks,



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