Is FaceTime over cellular 100% data??

cperchard

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Jun 15, 2010
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Or does it also take some time off your total minutes allowance??

My sim only contract only gives me 200 mins a month but if FaceTime doesn't use this, then it will be plenty.....but if it does cut into that allowance i may be screwed!

Cheers for any help in advance!
 

negrohero9

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Sep 26, 2012
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as i know of its just data. but i could be wrong. its just like imessage and cant be charged for that.
 

mattopotamus

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Jun 12, 2012
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is there a way you can log on and check your minutes? Do a facetime call and see if you minutes are effected.
 

SandboxGeneral

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Sep 8, 2010
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To the best of my knowledge it is strictly data. It's using your data connection to make the entire call and not the voice cellular connection like you would a real telephone call.
 

cperchard

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Jun 15, 2010
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Thanks guys, guess the only real way to know for sure is to try it and take note of the before and after figures :)
 

spades1412

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Jun 12, 2009
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Facetime is data only. Facetime works great on my Mac and iPad and neither of those have a cell radio.
 
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