Is facetime free?

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    How do I use FaceTime? Does it needs wifi? Or load? Or something?

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    FaceTime works only over wifi.

    I am probably misunderstanding your question, because I just open FaceTime, go to Contacts and press on the email address I want to call.

    And FaceTime is free. It comes preinstalled with the iPad 2.
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    Good to know ~ went into my notes.
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    What notes! You are making notes! Help!
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    Oh yes ~ I have them all in my Private Messages under iPad Tips. I think I have like 69, so far.

    Want me to send them all to you?
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    while your first statement is correct it's not entirely true. If a device is jailbroken there is a tweak in cydia called my3g & facebreak that tricks wifi into believing the 3G connection is on wifi

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    Yess! Immediately! Woman. Any notes you make must be good!
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    True and FaceTime will even work on iPad 1, but without camera.

    However, I was in a presumptuous mood and assumed that OP's question was for the iPad 2, which is and will still be for a while without jb.
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    true. I use FaceTime on my phone. I just wanted to state that though.

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    Just remember to enable FaceTime in the settings of your device. It is free but can only be used over a wifi network.

    Skype works well over both wifi and 3G. But remember it does use quota from your data plan.

    Viber is good also for calls.

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    But Skype still is much cheaper than regular call rates of most of the networks but I am looking for more VoIP options. How are the international call rates on Viber?
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