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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:05 AM   #101
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Did anyone actually try to make a FaceTime call with WiFi off after having the switch toggled to "on" for FaceTime over cellular? I was able to get my iPhone 5 and my wife's to show that FaceTime would be allowed over cellular (had to switch off then back on for mine, while hers needed a full restart -- sleep switch plus Home button -- to show "on") BUT then trying to make a non-WiFi FaceTime call did NOT actually work. It still does work when both our iPhones are connected to WiFi. (We both are on unlimited data plans with AT&T).

So my question is, did anyone actually make a successful FaceTime call over cellular or are you just excited to see it appears to be set to "on"?
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:06 AM   #102
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No go in San Diego with unlimited plan.
Same here.. :/
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:08 AM   #103
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Not working after restart the phone, it turn on for a minute but turns it self off after that.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:17 AM   #104
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Same here.. :/
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:19 AM   #105
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If it's an oversite, why draw attention to it???
I await the response from AT&T that says this is only for the holidays,
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:24 AM   #106
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So, how long until we get a VoiceTime? As in FaceTime but without the video, meaning voice over data. Any predictions?
You could always make a VoiceTime from FaceTime:
use FaceTime with a piece of paper behind the camera
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:26 AM   #107
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You could always make a VoiceTime from FaceTime:
use FaceTime with a piece of paper behind the camera
Or press the Home Button to turn the video off, but leave audio on.

I do this all the time, preferably with headphones.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:27 AM   #108
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Any way you see it, it will turn out to be a marketing g gimmick, the majority of the customer are under a tiered data plan, despite all the improvements and new areas with LTE coverage they know that allowing it will make the ck diners consume more data, depleting your quota and paying for more, more money in, more funds to duct the network and continue making their business case.

What I would line to se is a good technical explanation about how does a customer can abuse the amount of data that it can consume with a fixed maximum network speed?

Give us data roll over and the your data tiered plans would make some sense.

Unlimited has a maximum amount of data as per the connection speed technology Edge, 3G, the difference 4G and LTE, and the next one...

If the evolution really happens, we are supposed to have faster speeds up/down at a lower price.
If those annoying ads continue to pop up, this will become the future cable TV, dead as soon as a new disruptive tech emerges, but we are years away from it to happen.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:28 AM   #109
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So, how long until we get a VoiceTime? As in FaceTime but without the video, meaning voice over data. Any predictions?
VoLTE which is voice over data (since LTE is a data only network) will make this happen. I think verizon is going to launch it by end of 2013 and sprint also. Not sure about ATT or tmobile.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:34 AM   #110
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No facetime in Houston

I have iphone 5 unlimited... not able to FaceTime in Houston.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:36 AM   #111
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Rebooted still get the prompt to call AT&T. Dallas area iPhone 5 w/5GB tierd plan.
Same here
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:36 AM   #112
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What's a hard reset? I don't want to erase all data. I did power off / power on and no go here in Phoenix on my iPhone 5
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:47 AM   #113
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I was able to make a Facetime call with wifi turned off a few hours ago. But now I only get the AT&T message telling me I need an eligible plan. iPhone5 6.0.1 - Riverside, CA
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:59 AM   #114
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No dice, restarted my phone and nothing. The switch was actually enabled for like 2 seconds then it switched off.
Exactly what happened to me.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 03:08 AM   #115
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No luck as well, iPhone 5 unlimited data family plan. Even tried the restart. I'm in St. Petersburg, FL. Others on account have 4s and are in ohio.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 03:09 AM   #116
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Awesome! Working for me! San Jose, Ca! Two unlimited data iphone 5 and two unlimited data iPad 3. All working after reboots.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 03:09 AM   #117
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 03:19 AM   #118
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Did a reboot and works on my iPhone 5 in San Francisco.
It actually works alot better than when I had a jailbroken 4s with 3g unrestrictor. That was almost unusable but the built in facetime cellular seems to have no difference in quality compared to wifi.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 03:19 AM   #119
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iPhone 5 with 2GB tiered plan. Worked after hard restart. In San Francisco.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 03:37 AM   #120
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He also said he was going to make it an open standard. Sigh.......
Bummer still waiting on the open standard!
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 03:37 AM   #121
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Worked for me in San Jose after a restart on iPhone 5 unlimited data.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 03:40 AM   #122
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FaceTime cellular data option turned on for me after reboot. Have not tried it yet. 4S, grandfathered unlimited data plan, Sacramento.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 04:18 AM   #123
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Did reboot, and FaceTime over cellular switch toggled on...FOR 5 SECONDS. Then it, on its own toggled back to off. Switching back on prompted the request to contact AT&T.


4S, unlimited, FL
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 04:37 AM   #124
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Bay Area, CA have unlimited on two phones and they both worked AT&T
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 04:38 AM   #125
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