In order to fulfill the basic functions of our service, the user hereby agrees to allow Xiaomi to collect, process and use personal information which shall include but not be limited to written threads, pictures, comments, replies in the Mi Community, and relevant data types listed in Xiaomi's Private Policy. By selecting "Agree", you agree to Xiaomi's Private Policy and Content Policy .
Agree

Mi 3 & Mi 4

Tech Corner
Subscribed
Subscribe

[Discussion] All you need to know about Roaming !

2018-06-15 05:32:09
9404 116
Hello MI Fans,
Hope you were enjoying this Summer!!!
  • When we were talking about Roaming it always comes to our mind that using two mobiles in different countries.
In this tech class, we will discuss Roaming in details. So, Let's start.

To work of Roaming smoothly, there are two things appropriately involved, the Mobile and the carrier.
The Phone is the fundamental need to use roaming service by connecting to the network, and the device should be compatible with the carrier to provide roaming services.
In other words, CDMA carrier devices may not connect to the GSM and all GSM networks will not work under the same band. So all GSM handsets cant be used anywhere in the earth.
But be sure that upgrading to 4G service does not mean that not all LTE handsets will have 4G LTE coverage wherever LTE support is available.
To use the roaming service you need two carriers to make roaming work, your home carrier, and the visited carrier.

Calls and Messages on roaming
In many locations, there are cellular phone systems operated by more than one carrier. A cell phone will connect to whichever tower offers the strongest signal.
  • If the service from that tower is provided by the same company which provides the cell phone, the connection is said to be ‘on-network’.
  • If the cell phone connects to a tower providing service by some other company, the connection is said to be in ‘roaming’ mode.

What you need to check before you visit abroad.
  • First of all, you need to check whether your service provider that your mobile subscription allows you to use your phone in another country.
  • You should check the operator have a roaming agreement with any network in the country you are visited.

How mobile will work outside the home country?
  • When someone visited another country, your operator does not have any coverage but you are still able to get call messages, and this happens only because of the home operator has a 'roaming agreement' with an operator in the visited country that enables you to use its network.
  • When your device will device connects to the operator it will authenticate your mobile phone with your home operator; If everything looks good, then your mobile phone is ready for use.
When do I want to make a call when roaming, what happens?
  • When you are roaming, and you are trying to make a call, the operator in the country will analyse the dialled number and decides the best route the request.
  • If you are calling back to the home country, then the visited operator will connect the call back to your home country.

How will you receive a call?
  • When someone calls you on your mobile, the call will usually be routed to your home country and your home operator. Your home operator knows where you are roaming.
  • And will then forward the call to the operator whose network you are using in the visited country. The visited network will then connect the call to you.

How can the billing be done when you are on roaming?
  • While you are on roaming the operator of that country where you have visited will record your call and send them, along with the corresponding charges. All these will reflect within your next bill.
Data on Roaming
Data roaming is same as you are using Call and messages in the roaming network. There are also some common services that will be counted as data roaming, and These are like :
  • Searching for an address on Google Maps
  • A web search
  • Visiting any web page
  • Watching videos online
  • Opening an app that connects to the Internet

Xiaomi introduced an app called Mi Roaming which allows using the roaming service across the world which out purchasing any new SIM card. You can enjoy it by paying some amount mentioned by Xiaomi.
The function can only be activated once you reach your destination. Activation will fail if you are not at your destination. After activation, billing will start. It will take some time to connect to the local service provider after activation.
Speed is limited when you exceed a specified data usage limit.


Hope you will get knowledge about Roaming and how it works

Thanks to being here.

Rate

Number of participants 4 Experience +26 Pack Reason

View Rating Log

2018-06-15 05:32:09
Favorites118 RateRate
Tech Corner
A Column about Tips and Tricks for both Mobile and Computer.
21 Article Description     533 Subscribers
Subscribed
Subscribe

Rookie Bunny

5151815430 | from Redmi Note 5

#1

great thanks for this info
2018-06-21 00:41:14

Master Bunny

Adnan Jafri | from Redmi Y1

#2

nice information
2018-06-21 00:48:17

Semi Pro Bunny

Kritish | from Redmi 3S

#3

thanks for sharing
2018-06-21 00:50:27

Pro Bunny

Naresh Rathod Keroor | from Redmi 4

#4

nice information
2018-06-21 00:51:13

Semi Pro Bunny

Mahi shah | from Redmi Note 5 Pro

#5

thanks for information
2018-06-21 00:56:01

Master Bunny

Zammu | from Redmi Note 5 Pro

#6

waste update
2018-06-21 00:56:59

Master Bunny

1634898586 | from Redmi 3S

#7

great information
2018-06-21 01:06:01

Master Bunny

meetgour | from Redmi Note 5 Pro

#8

Well Explained!!
2018-06-21 01:06:53

Advanced Bunny

Monish Kasyap | from Redmi Note 5 Pro

#9

Kritish
thanks for sharing

how do mi roaming work in this case
2018-06-21 01:11:41

Advanced Bunny

Anto_T | from Redmi Note 5 Pro

#10

nicely explained!
2018-06-21 01:17:56
please sign in to reply.
Sign In Sign Up

_iamRaja_

Master Bunny

  • Followers

    373

  • Threads

    57

  • Replies

    3486

  • Points

    19418

3 Days Check-In
7 Days Check-In
21 Days Check-In
40 Days Check-In
70 Days Check-In
100 Days Check-In
1 Year Check-In
New Home
June-100 replies in a month
July-100 replies in a month
Aug-100 replies in a month
Sep-100 replies in a month
Oct-100 replies in a month
Nov-100 replies in a month
Dec-100 replies in a month
100 ответов в декабре
Columnist
71st Independence Day
MIUI 9
MIUI 7th Anniversary
2 million registered members
Newbie Member
Diwali
Twitter Medal
Device Team Member
Christmas 2017
2018 New Year Medal
ThrowBackWithMiCommunity
MIUI Instagram
5K
Mi Community Updater
Mi Community Update Medal
500K
The Motivator
50К
MIUI 10
#RaiseTheCup
Newbie Member
MIUI Subscriber
MIUI 8th Anniversary
Eid Mubarak
5 Million Registered Users
2019

Read moreGet new
Copyright©2010-2020 Xiaomi.com, All Rights Reserved
Content Policy
Quick Reply To Top Return to the list