This Site Tells You Where Your Smartphone Works Around the World

What with my mother planning to take a job in Australia, over the past few months I've been looking into exactly what steps she will need to take to make sure her gadgetry will work down under.

With most power supplies for mobile devices supporting both 120v (US) and 220v (elsewhere), power shouldn't be an issue, but wireless connectivity could be. And that is why I was pleased to learn of a site called WillMyPhoneWork.net.

As you can tell from the name, this site tells you whether your smartphone will work in which countries. It offers a simple series of drop down menus which let you choose the brand, model, carrier, and country:

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It's not complete, by any means (my OneTouch Pop Icon isn't listed) but its  database already covers 2,000 mobile devices (including cellular-equipped tablets) and more than 800 carriers worldwide. The developers are adding more listings all the time, and they even invite users to submit requests.

While it is possible to find out this information for yourself, it's time consuming and can be a pain. And that's why I'm thrilled I found this site.

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About Nate Hoffelder (9949 Articles)
Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:He's here to chew bubble gum and fix broken websites, and he is all out of bubble gum. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills at the drop of a hat. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

3 Comments on This Site Tells You Where Your Smartphone Works Around the World

  1. there is this,has been for years and likely the most reliable http://maps.mobileworldlive.com/
    and wiki should be listing all bands all around the world, so not all that hard to find the info.

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