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    Facetime needs wifi to work?

    Was wondering if FaceTime only works on wifi? I tried to FaceTime my daughters iPhone 4S and it didn't work. Worked fine on wifi. Shouldn't it work fine through her carrier Verizon? Thanks for any info.

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    Unfortunately FaceTime only works if you are using wifi although if you are jailbroken then I believe that there are tweaks available that allow FaceTime over 3G.

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    Doesn't make sense why this is but thanks for the replays. Is there another app that will allow communication like FaceTime using a carrier?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VR41541
    Doesn't make sense why this is but thanks for the replays. Is there another app that will allow communication like FaceTime using a carrier?
    Skype.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gabriel1

    Skype.

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    Thank you again.

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    FaceTime help

    Need help using FaceTime. I have wireless in the house and use iPad2 for e-mail.
    Two relatives have new iPod Touches and can FaceTime each other, but not me, and I can't call them either.
    When I choose their e-mail address, it starts FaceTime & shows their name, but doesn't start ringing.
    Then it says "failed"
    When they call me, they hear ringing, but I don't hear ringing of the incoming request on my iPad.
    Can you help - I just don't know how to get it started, & the user manual didn't help.

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    The only thing I can think of is your WIFI is slow. A buddy of mine tried to FaceTime me and he cut out the 1st 5 seconds but it did ring. If that's not the case I wouldn't know.


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