Is it free to download?
If you are on one of the networks that does not charge you data, then it is free to download from our website.
Will I know if I am being charged Data?
If you live in a country where there are no data charges for using WORLD, you will be get notified if you are about to leave the WORLD app and incur a charge.
Why do I need my data on?
You still need your data on so that you have an internet connection for the app to talk to the rest of the world, but you will not have any data charged to you as long as you are on a mobile network where WORLD services are free. So even if you have no data and no airtime you can still stay in contact with your friends on these networks.
Is the app really data-free on some mobile networks?
The app itself does use data but you will not pay for data if you are on one of the networks where the service is free. The data you use for WORLD services is paid directly by WORLD to these mobile networks so it is free for you to use.
How do you keep the app data free?
Because we believe in growing a community that helps each other, we have secured free data for you, when you use WORLD on some networks. This means that even when you don’t have any data you still have access to your community and to the rest of the world. You will still need to turn on your data but there will be no charge to you for WORLD services.
What’s the catch?
Is WORLD available everywhere in the world?
WORLD is available in all countries, but data for WORLD services is only free in selected countries. The app is small and efficient so in other countries the data costs are kept low.
Which Mobile Networks don’t charge for data to access WORLD services?