How to activate roaming in Movistar

Movistar roaming: what it is, how it is activated and countries included. Do you have to travel abroad and have questions about Movistar roaming?

Let's see how to activate Movistar roaming, so that you don't have doubts about how to use your mobile phone abroad. Do you have to travel to another country soon? Do you have questions about how using the cellphone outside Spain and what can it cost you? And we travel more and more and cell phones and connectivity are essential today; but at what price? Don't fear, we'll detail it below. everything you need to know about roaming of Movistar, what it is, how it is activated and the countries included so you can continue talking to your loved ones wherever you are.

Movistar roaming: how to activate

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What is roaming

Roaming is the Telephone service which enables use a prepaid or contract mobile line when traveling outside of Spain. Starting June 15, 2017, it is possible to talk, browse and send SMS on the European Union and associated countries Without aditional costs, that is, with the same prices and conditions of the national rate contracted with Movistar.

Thus, any Movistar user will be able to travel throughout the European Union and talk on their mobile phone. as if I were in Spain. This means that the consumption made while roaming in any country of the European Union or countries like Iceland, Liechtenstein either Norway It will be deducted from the minute and data conditions of the national rate.

In the case of having unlimited calls or a price per call or data use, the same price as in Spain will apply.

How to activate roaming

If the Movistar line is prepaid, roaming service is activated automatically.

If the Movistar line is contract, it will be activated automatically after three months stay with Movistar. In the case of having a line less than three months old, the user can go to any Movistar store or activate roaming through:

  1. My Movistar.
  2. Private area.
  3. Hire and manage services.

How much does it cost to use data in the United States or Switzerland

For contract lines there is 500 MB per day for 6.05 euros, which allows you to use data with complete peace of mind, use the browser, manage hotel and restaurant reservations, use WhatsApp and others social networks and much more. You only pay for the days that data is consumed.

How to activate roaming in Movistar

How to control spending abroad

To control spending abroad you can use the corresponding section in the private area My Movistar, both voice, data and SMS. Additionally, if the line is under contract, the service is available Data Consumption Control to control monthly Internet spending when the user is outside of Spain.

Which countries does roaming affect?

The disappearance of roaming affects 28 member countries of the European Union and associated countries, which are:

  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Croatia
  • Denmark
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • malt
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • United Kingdom
  • Romania
  • Sweden

The associated countries are:

  • Liechtenstein
  • Iceland
  • Norway
  • United Kingdom

On the other hand, countries like Andorra either Swiss They do not belong to the European economic area, so the use of mobile phones in both It is not included in the national rate.

How to activate roaming in Movistar

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