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How much does it cost to receive calls

Just received a call from my boyfriend using Skype in China. I am in the UK. I only had 3G signal, not wifi on my I Phone.

 

How much does it cost me to receive this call? Either in monetry value, or megabytes?

 

Thanks

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Just received a call from my boyfriend using Skype in China. I am in the UK. I only had 3G signal, not wifi on my I Phone.

 

How much does it cost me to receive this call? Either in monetry value, or megabytes?



You would have to check with your mobile carrier regarding how much data was used, and how much that would cost (if it is not covered under some sort of plan with your mobile phone).  The mobile carrier should be able to see how much data you used around that time, and tell you how much that will cost you.  Depending on the carrier, there may be a web site you can log into and get that information for yourself, saving you the need for calling the carrier's customer service line.

 

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Hi, Im the same person...

 

I did check with my phone provider and they said to contact you.

 

How can I tell when i get a Skype call? it comes as blocked... how can you call me from a blocked number without telling me how much it will cost?

 

Surely that is not fair??

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jennysullivanor wrote:

Hi, Im the same person...

 

I did check with my phone provider and they said to contact you.

 

How can I tell when i get a Skype call? it comes as blocked... how can you call me from a blocked number without telling me how much it will cost?

 

Surely that is not fair??


 

If you are being charged by your mobile carrier, this is something they have to address. Skype has no control over what the carrier charges you.

 

Skype users can choose to set a "Caller ID" number that appears on the phones they call, which would either be a mobile number or one of Skype's own Online Numbers.  If the Skype users have not configured a Caller ID number, and they have made some provision to pay for the calls to telephones (paying per call with Skype Credit, or with a monthly/yearly subscription), they can call phones without having a Caller ID number appear on your phone.  This would be the same as a landline or mobile phone user choosing to block their Caller ID information from going out with their calls. 

 

Sorry I can't be more helpful.

 

 

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if your friend is call ing your cell number, you would only be charged by the cell company for the minutes you use as per you plan. skype wouldn't charge you anything for this call.

 

if it is a skype to skype call you would be charged for your data usage again by you cell carrier, no charge from skype. i've read that a 5 min call uses about 3.3mb of data for voice only. thats not much at all.

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