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Vodafone and VOIP while off of Wi-Fi?

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(@jonesdn2020)
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I remember the rep telling me that they will charge like text and voice for this. That would be for iPhone apps, Whatsapp etc.. The Vodafone forums confirm they are dragging their heals unlike other providers. 

We have iPhones and have no issue while on Wi-Fi using Facetime and iMessage for free but haven’t tried it while on data and the same for Whatsapp. 

Anyone have any experience with this?

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(@thomasribatejo)
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@jonesdn2020 Using WhatsApp, etc when on your mobile phone and not connected to wi-fi comes out of your data allowance, not your minutes/text allowance.  Provided you have a decent data level, there shouldn’t be an issue.  The cost difference for an unlimited data package has come down, in the last 2 years, to a much more reasonable level (before which it was prohibitive).

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@jonesdn2020 I keep my cellphone data active all the time (when not covered by wi-fi), using WhatsApp everyday, and was never charged extra (but never excedeed my monthly 10Gb package…). Cool

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Vodafone tends to nickel-and-dime you.

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