Update 1: Thanks toÂ Jakub S for the email!
Recently, Rogers/Fido completed an update to their free “My Account” iPhone applications.
The “My Account” apps allow Rogers/Fido customers to view the amount of minutes, data and messages that they have used so far in the month, the amount of remaining usage for the month and how many minutes/data/messages their plan includes per month.
The app further allows users to view the amount of their current and last month invoice and also pay for the current invoice via credit card.
The app has now been updated to include new user interface enhancements and a new “More” tab that that includes “Device Delivery Status” updates for purchased devices and “Local Calling Area” information if you are unsure if the area you are in or number you are calling is long distance or not.
The other user interface enhancements can be seen in the “Usage” and “Balance” tabs.
Under the Usage tab, the “Voice” view now shows your current subscribed monthly plan at the top and new two options to view Long Distance usage and Roaming usage.
The “Data” view alsoÂ shows your current subscribed monthly plan at the top and shows US and International Data roaming usage.
Lastly, the “Messaging” viewÂ shows your current subscribed monthly plan at the top and shows US, International, and Roaming usage.
The Balance tab now shows the users account number at the top and if you are subscribed to Fido, the account’s accumulated Fido Dollars are shown.
Oddly enough, I did not see an actual update in the App Store. But the apps have definitely been overhauled.
Overall, a pretty good update.
A few things to note:
1.) The apps do not support Corporate Paid/Reimbursed Accounts.
2.) The apps do not support Prepaid accounts.
3.) You must have a data plan with Rogers/Fido, whether contracted or not.
4.) You must be on 3G or EDGE for the apps to retrieve your account information. If you are on WiFi, you will have to turn WiFi off and connect to 3G or EDGE.