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Texting question ♥ Monkey & Sour Pat 17 kids; Fremont, California 4355 posts
9th Oct '12

My best friend is stationed in Japan and has an app on his phone (he bought it in Japan) called HeyWire. I'm in the States. Will Verizon charge me for overseas texting?

SMBC**TTC#3 TTC since Jun 2013; 2 kids; California 17897 posts
9th Oct '12
Quoting ♥ Monkey:" My best friend is stationed in Japan and has an app on his phone (he bought it in Japan) called HeyWire. I'm in the States. Will Verizon charge me for overseas texting?"


Are you receiving it as a text or through the app?

Piecey. Due May 13; 3 kids; K-Town, KL, Germany 64442 posts
status 9th Oct '12

No. We use similar apps to text out family and friends in the us. It assigns us a us #...so no charge to them. It's a normal text for them but all through the app for us.

SMBC**TTC#3 TTC since Jun 2013; 2 kids; California 17897 posts
9th Oct '12
Quoting Jerri _:" No. We use similar apps to text out family and friends in the us. It assigns us a us #...so no charge to them. It's a normal text for them but all through the app for us."


That's what I was going to say, as long as it is an APP you BOTH are using then the fees won't apply

Piecey. Due May 13; 3 kids; K-Town, KL, Germany 64442 posts
status 9th Oct '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Is that still my name?:</b>" That's what I was going to say, as long as it is an APP you BOTH are using then the fees won't apply"</blockquote>



Our family in the US doesn't use the app. They don't need to.