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How to Use a Smartphone in Europe

Smartphones Abroad
(Photo: Woman Using Smartphone by River Thames in London via Shutterstock)

Use your smartphone abroad the same way you do at home—it can be done, and without paying hundreds of dollars in roaming charges. I took my Verizon Wireless iPhone 5 to Germany and England and used it in different ways in both countries. In Berlin, I used my smartphone with only Wi-Fi. In London, I opted to buy a temporary British SIM card so I could use my phone exactly as I do at home. Here’s what I learned about using a smartphone overseas from both experiences.

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