Does MetroPCS works in Canada?

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Many travelers and those living in Canada or near the USA-Canada border, wonder if their MetroPCS service will work in Canada. The short answer is yes, MetroPCS works in Canada; however, there are some important details and considerations to keep in mind.

MetroPCS Plan for Canada

Unlimited Plan

For those looking for unlimited Canada coverage, MetroPCS offers the Canada Unlimited plan. This plan allows users to enjoy unlimited data, talk, and text while in Canada. It includes both mobile and landlines in Canada. The Canada Unlimited plan can be added to an existing $40, $50, or $60 plan by calling 1-888-8metro8 (1-888-863-8768) or by visiting a store.


Calling to and From Canada When dialing to and from Canada, there is no need to dial a country code. Just dial 1+ the area code + phone number, just as you would in the U.S. This makes calling to and from Canada simple.

Additional Information and Considerations

  • Unlimited calling to and from Canada includes mobile phones and landlines.
  • Unlimited data in Canada, with up to 5GB of high-speed data roaming included, requires a $40 rate plan or higher.
  • Unlimited text messages, sending and receiving, are included while in Canada.
  • Coverage in Canada is subject to change and may be terminated or restricted for excessive roaming or misuse.

User’s Experiences When Using MetroPCS in Canada

Users on Reddit have shared their experiences with (Metro by T-Mobile) MetroPCS in Canada. Some users recommend adding the Mexico and Canada Unlimited option for $5 a month, while others have had issues with connectivity and functionality in Canada. One user also shared a negative experience where their phone didn’t work at all in Canada, affecting their trip significantly.

Related: 10 Best Alternatives to MetroPCS (Metro by T-Mobile)

Final Words

Canada is a vast country and has many remote areas. Therefore, it’s advisable to double-check the coverage map provided by Metro by T-Mobile to avoid any connectivity issues. Moreover, In addition to that, users should be aware of the Canada Unlimited plan and any potential limitations or restrictions.

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