International Calls and Messaging

Smart IDD

Phoning abroad has never been more convenient with Smart IDD. Dial directly from your SMART mobile phones and stay connected for only $0.40 per minute – that’s to any country at any time of the day!

Whether you call for business or pleasure, Smart IDD connects you to the world without hurting the bank. So go make an IDD call now!

To make a Smart IDD call, just dial:
Country Code + Area Code + Party's Number & press send on your SMART cellphone

Note: Every Smart GSM subscriber can make a Smart IDD call. No need to request and no need to apply!

Smart International Text

Friends and families are only a few taps away with Smart International Text. This service allows you to send and receive SMS to and from any place in the world.

Start sending Pinoy humors and inspirational messages through the fastest, most convenient and most affordable international text messaging service only from SMART.

Activation and deactivation of this service can be simply be done via SMS using ROAM ON / OFF keyword and sending it to access code 333. Subscribers may also visit Wireless Centers or call our 24 hour Customer Care Hotline for their request.

Minimum Balance required to activate is P100.00

The international text roaming shall allow subscribers to send and receive SMS messages and SMS VAS but disabling their voice features. Original subscriber profile shall only be restored upon feature deactivation.

Smart International Budget Text

Running on a budget? Then register to Smart International Budget Text. Open for all prepaid subscribers, this service allows a registered Smart subscriber to send international text to supported overseas carriers for a limited duration, with a message cap.

For an amazing low cost of up to Php 0.55 per message sent, this is the best deal to text your friends and families abroad.

Just text ITEXT <package type> <party's number> to 4090

Cost of registration is P2.50 per message sent. For registration to be successful, the party to be texted must agree to receive messages. Open to U.S.**, United Kingdom and Hong Kong***

Package Type Amount Maximum No.
of Int'l Texts
Effective Cost Per
Int'l Text Sent
A P20
Good for 1 day
20 P1.00
B P55
Good for 3 days
60 P0.90
C P90
Good for 5 days
110 P0.80
D P125
Good for 7 days
170 P0.70

Each message must contain a maximum of 160 characters.
**Applies to Cingular, Verizon, Sprint and Alltel
***Applies to 1528 Smart

Smart International Voice Text

When typing text messages can be a task, shout them out with Smart International Voice Text. Available for postpaid and prepaid subscribers, for only P15.00 you can now send or receive voice clips from friends and colleagues overseas.

To send an international voice text, simply dial *8900 then the recipient’s 8-digit mobile number (e.g. *890016045678999).  The subscriber will then be prompted to record a 30-second message. When the subscriber ends the call, the recipient overseas automatically gets a text message that he or she has been sent an international voice text.  When the recipient listens to the international voice text, the subscriber or sender is automatically alerted via SMS that the message has been retrieved.

Smart International MMS*

Want to send a cool photo to your friends or families on the other side of the world? Let SMART bring life and color to your messages with Smart International MMS.

Combine graphics and texts, sounds and hues, unleash your creativity and enjoy the convenience of sending or receiving multimedia messages internationally using SMART International MMS.

*Only available for MMS capable handsets.

Smart International Video Call*

Enjoy unbridled face-to-face communication with your loved ones despite distance. Talk to your client with impressive video connectivity. Get more than your usual international calls.

When words are not enough, you can keep connections alive with Smart International Video Call. For only $0.40/min.

* Only available for 3G capable handsets.

Japanese, Korean, Chinese International Text

Only SMART gives you the power to send and receive text messages in Korean, Chinese and Japanese characters. You'll never be lost in translation with this International Text feature from the leader in wireless and innovation.