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Great Neighbour / Super Voisin

Data Add On US Roaming Not Working

I recently bought an add-on from public mobile for roaming in the US but it's not working. Data and calls are all not operational. I have checked data roaming which is on, tried resetting the phone and re-inserted the SIM but I have no connection on my S6Edge.

Deputy Mayor / Adjoint au Maire

Re: Data Add On US Roaming Not Working

@alhamz

 

Have you ensured that "Roaming" is turned on for your phone?  Make sure it is turned on, then reboot your device.

 

Remember, buying an add-on is a two step process of adding funds to your account and then buying the add-on!  Make sure you can see the add-on in your self serve to confirm its applied to your account.

 

If you've done all that and you're still having issues, you'll need the help of a moderator to get your account sorted out.

Send a private message to @Moderator_Team, include your following info:
- account number
- phone number
- sim card number (if you have it)
- a brief description of what has happened

…and they will be able to look into it for you.
Click the link for an explanation on how to private message the moderators: https://productioncommunity.publicmobile.ca/t5/Knowledge-Base/Updated-Contacting-our-Community-Moder...

*** I’m here to help but I’m not a PM Moderator, so please don’t private message me with any of your account information. ***

Oracle

Re: Data Add On US Roaming Not Working

@alhamz, are you sure the addon got added correctly.  It is a two step process. If you didn't do the multiple purchases you probably have the money for your addon sitting in your available funds. If the money is in available funds in your self serve just go in and repurchase the addon. If the addon is showing in your self serve make sure roaming is on and try to manually select the network. AT&T or T-Mobile is what you are looking for. If none of that works it will be time to contact the mods

 


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Great Neighbour / Super Voisin

Re: Data Add On US Roaming Not Working

Thank you very much for the prompt response. I had just added the money and could see it but never added the data. As you suggested I went back and added it and it is now functional all the way. Cheers.

Oracle

Re: Data Add On US Roaming Not Working

@Taekgun FYI: SIM card number not needed by moderators to locate an activated account; only if activation has failed.


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Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

Re: Data Add On US Roaming Not Working

Hi,

 

 There are no issue.dont worry it will work after eight hours from when you added adon.

Mayor / Maire

Re: Data Add On US Roaming Not Working


@Vimalkumar wrote:

Hi,

 

 There are no issue.dont worry it will work after eight hours from when you added adon.


@Vimalkumar I don't know where you got that idea from, but this is completely false.  When you complete the second of the two steps of purchasing an add-on, there is no delay whatsoever in it being functional.  


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Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

Re: Data Add On US Roaming Not Working

When i was traveling in us i had activeed 15$ us roaming package.i did payment with my credit card but it didn't activated,first $15 debited from my payment card and added in my public Mobile account curre nt balance.and then i had to reactivated my us roaming adon package. Then it was working. I'm not agree with you.it was happened with me.
Mayor / Maire

Re: Data Add On US Roaming Not Working

@Vimalkumar in your first reply, you made it sound like you just have to wait 8 hours and then it starts working.  But no, that didn't happen to you.  You had to wait until you actually completed the second step of the process, and after that it worked immediately, right?  So, you can disagree with me all you want, but it's fact that after you purchase the add-on, there is no waiting period, 8 hours or otherwise.  


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Great Neighbour / Super Voisin

Re: Data Add On US Roaming Not Working

@Vimalkumar I did not have to wait any number of hours. As soon as I had correctly added the add-on, roaming on my phone started working.