How To Activate a Flow Roaming Plan

How To Activate a Flow Roaming Plan

What is Roaming?

Roaming is a wireless telecommunication term typically used with mobile devices, such as mobile phones. It refers to a mobile phone being used outside the range of its native network and connecting to another available cell network. 

How To Activate a Flow Roaming Plan

The roaming bundle can be activated using *129#, via or through the Flow TopUp App.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I activate international roaming recharge?

Postpaid users need to activate the International Roaming service before leaving the country. One can activate the service by visiting the Vi app, the Vi website (, or by calling up our Customer Care on 199 (toll-free).

How do I activate my flow data plan?

  1. 2-DAY PLAN. Dial *123*2# Activate Plan. 2GB of Data.
  2. 5-DAY PLAN. Dial *123*5# Activate Plan. 5GB of Data.
  3. Recommended. 7-DAY PLAN. Dial *123*7# $855 with Auto-renew.
  4. 28 DAY PLAN. *123*28# $2,450 with Auto-renew. Activate Plan.
  5. 28-DAY PLAN. Dial *123*29# $2,900 with Auto-renew.
  6. 30-DAY PLAN. Dial *123*30# $4,500 with Auto-renew.

What is active roaming?

In more technical terms, roaming refers to the ability for a cellular customer to automatically make and receive voice calls, send and receive data, or access other services, including home data services, when travelling outside the geographical coverage area of the home network, by means of using a visited network.

How long does it take to activate roaming?

It can take up to 24 hours to fully activate.

Do I need to recharge for international roaming?

International Roaming pack purchased would be activated and charged only once the user reaches the pack covered country and make his/her first chargeable usage like SMS/ Voice call/data consumption. If there is no usage during the stay in abroad, then the pack rental will not be charged.

How do I know if roaming is activated?

To check if data roaming is on or off on your phone, you can follow these steps:

  1. Open the settings app on your phone. This is usually represented by a gear icon.
  2. Scroll down and tap on the “Mobile Network” or “Cellular” option. This will open the settings for your mobile network.
  3. Look for the “Data Roaming” option.

When should I activate roaming?

Please make sure that your plan has activated International Roaming service before you travel overseas. Kindly enable “Data Roaming” on your device’s setting upon arrival at your overseas destination to enable Internet browsing.

Can I activate data roaming while abroad?

Data roaming can be a very crucial service if you don’t have other options for accessing the internet when you are abroad. So if using data with international roaming service is the only way that you can use data, you can turn it on to use it.

How do I check my flow data plan?

You can easily check your balance on the MyFlow App (Available for Android and iOS) or dial *129*6# and select “balance enquiry”. You may also check your text and minutes balance by dial *120#. To check your data balance dial *146*0#.

Why is my data roaming not working?

Here are some quick checks you can do to determine why roaming isn’t working: Make sure that your device is not on ‘Flight Mode’ or ‘Airplane mode’. Make sure that both ‘Mobile Data’ and ‘Data Roaming’ settings are switched on. Make sure you are connected to a network that supports mobile data usage.