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rachel_milburn89
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Registered: ‎06-03-2012
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Using whatsapp abroad.

Hey, I'm going to france in a couple of weeks and was wondering if my whatsapp would still work. I have a blackberry add on so will that cover it? 

kahhoeloi
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Registered: ‎02-10-2011

Re: Using whatsapp abroad.

Your BB add on will give you free 10mb usage a day so you should be able to use your WhatsApp so long as you don't send too many pictures.
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d_eagleton
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Registered: ‎06-11-2011

Re: Using whatsapp abroad.

I think it should work as when abroad roaming on the BlackBerry Add-on will work (but is restricted to 10MB per day)

However I would prefer someone who has used whatsapp when not on wifi on a bb to confirm (and not guess based on what I have said) :smileyhappy:
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bruno00
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Registered: ‎06-10-2011

Re: Using whatsapp abroad.

yes you can use it either on wi-fi or 3g or even with french sim card
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tonychurm39
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Registered: ‎06-07-2012

Re: Using whatsapp abroad.

i would try using wifi as much as you can really
rushtonwolves
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Re: Using whatsapp abroad.

It will work on ya blackberry via your bb add on. You have 10mb of roamin data per day included
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pjpoppy
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Re: Using whatsapp abroad.

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hi rachel,  you are allowed 10 mb per day of data while you are there, so you may be able to manage,

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emmett2020
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Re: Using whatsapp abroad.

Your bbm add on gives you 10mb free per day so you should be fine unless you want to add credit for any otger browsing you want to do see here for rate's http://giffgaff.com/index/international
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sam_312
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Re: Using whatsapp abroad.

just be aware that the costs of data whilst in france is 45 pence per MB.

 

Try and use whatsapp via free wifi hotspots like in hotels and cafes etc to keep the costs down

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sjd75
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Registered: ‎30-07-2013

Re: Using whatsapp abroad.

it would be best to use wifi for whatsapp and normal sms when not connected