Apple® iPhone® - Turn Voice Roaming On / Off

Note Notes:

  • For specific info about using your iPhone while traveling internationally, click the Get Started button on the International Trip Planner. Prepaid customers, visit the Prepaid International Plans page.
  • The steps below apply to the following models:
    • iPhone X
    • iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
    • iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
    • iPhone SE
    • iPhone 6 / 6 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus
    • iPhone 5 / 5c / 5s
  • For other models, click the applicable link for instructions:


Caution Turning on voice roaming may incur roaming charges.

  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Cellular > Cellular Data Options.
  2. Tap Roaming.
  3. Tap the Voice Roaming switch to turn on Switch On or off Switch Off.
    Note Voice Roaming must be on for the Data Roaming and International CDMA options to be available.
  4. Tap the International CDMA switch to turn on or off.
    Note CDMA is a wireless technology that Verizon Wireless uses to place and receive calls within the US and some global destinations.
    Note Turning off International CDMA while in another country may improve poor messaging or data performance.