How To Use FaceTime Without WiFi (With Mobile Data) On iPhone?

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In this post, I am going to tell you how to enable mobile data for Facetime to use without WIFI. And you can also visit our Smart Device Guide section for more related articles.

To use Facetime without Wifi, you have to enable cellular data for Facetime. To enable cellular data for Facetime, go to your device Settings -> Tap Cellular icon from the dropdown menu -> scroll down and look for Facetime from the list -> Toggle on/off Facetime.

How To Use FaceTime Without WiFi On IPhone

Quick Introduction To Facetime?

Facetime is the Apple official Video chat app, and when it was first introduced, it could only be used over wifi networks. But with the release of the iPhone 4, Apple added the cellular data support to Facetime so users could video chat over mobile data.

So if you are using an iPhone 4 or later, then yes, it’s possible to use Facetime with mobile data without Wifi, but Facetime requires good internet speed, so you have to make sure a good mobile internet speed to experience trouble-free video call.

How to Enable / Disable Cellular Data for Facetime On iPhone & iPad?

Note: If Wifi and cellular data are both enabled in your phone, then Facetime will always prioritize Wifi, and your mobile data will remain untouched.

  • Go to your device Settings.
  • Tap the Cellular icon from the dropdown menu.
  • Scroll down and look for Facetime from the list
  • Toggle on/off Facetime

How can I call via iPhone FaceTime without internet or WiFi?

Facetime requires the internet to call, so you can’t call via Facetime without the internet.

Is it Possible To Use Facetime With Mobile Data?

Yes, if you are using iPhone 4 or later, then you can use Mobile data to access Facetime. But Facetime requires at least 3g or 4g internet to function properly.

How Much Data Facetime Consumes? 

There is not any exact number, but as Facetime is a video call application, then it’s very obvious that it will consume more data than average apps; that’s why it’s advisable to use Facetime with Wifi.

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