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Old Jun 10, 2013, 02:56 PM   #1
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FaceTime Audio

HUGE feature!
Shame it is only available over WiFi.
Would KILL the phone companies.
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Old Jun 10, 2013, 03:03 PM   #2
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This is awesome for people on limited minute plans w/o having to use other voip apps.
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Old Jun 10, 2013, 03:07 PM   #3
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Old Jun 10, 2013, 03:07 PM   #4
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No more having to use Google voice because of the ****** service in my apartment. Very happy about that.
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Old Jun 10, 2013, 03:10 PM   #5
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what is it?
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Old Jun 10, 2013, 03:15 PM   #7
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what is it?
Free voice calling between iOS devices.
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Old Jun 10, 2013, 03:16 PM   #8
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It's a shame this is not like tmobiles wifi calling.
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Old Jun 10, 2013, 03:18 PM   #9
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Free voice calling between iOS devices.
cheers, that really is a good feature.
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Old Jun 10, 2013, 03:25 PM   #10
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Has it been confirmed to be WiFi only? FaceTime is becoming available over cellular now. Makes me wonder what the state of cell phone carriers will be in a few years.
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Old Jun 10, 2013, 03:28 PM   #11
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Has it been confirmed to be WiFi only? FaceTime is becoming available over cellular now. Makes me wonder what the state of cell phone carriers will be in a few years.
Yes. It's confirmed to be only over WiFi. At least at first. Who knows? Maybe they will change that in the future like they did with Facetime (video).


I love this feature. It's one of the things about iOS 7 that really stands out for me.
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cheers, that really is a good feature.
Yeah it is.
Might pick up some iPods to leave around to get calls on.
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Old Jun 12, 2013, 02:25 PM   #13
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Why would they restrict audio-only Facetime to Wi-Fi, when video Facetime is allowed, and uses MORE bandwidth?

This makes no sense.

You can also make a video Facetime call into an audio one already, just hit the home button on both ends.
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Old Jun 12, 2013, 03:24 PM   #14
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WHERE has this been confirmed to be WIFI only?

This works just fine without WIFI, across networks even.

Last night I did facetime audio using an AT&T iPhone5 on 4G and a Verizon iPhone 5 on LTE - no WIFI at all.
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What happens if you try and FaceTime audio an iOS 6 device?
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What happens if you try and FaceTime audio an iOS 6 device?
It says: "so-and-so is unavailable for FaceTime," you need iOS7.
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