Hello, Guys. Everyone had doubt that does their Facetime use data or not before going to that topic first we have to know about facetime. What is facetime? Apple created Facetime, and this App or Software will run only on Apple devices. Facetime is for communication purpose(face to face) by using the front camera. By comparing some other apps like Skype, Facetime is the best, and it occupies fewer data and space when compared to Skype.
What is Facetime?
We all know facetime. Facetime is the application for only apple users to create face to face conversation by using their front camera. Most of the Apple users are addicted to this application. Currently, there are many applications for video calling but mostly apple users prefer facetime. There are many applications like facetime in Android like IMO, Google Duo and more for video calling. Even Apple Mac users are refused to use Skype after inventing Facetime due to its advanced features.
Does Facetime Use Data?
Coming to the above question does facetime use data? Yes, Facetime uses data without data it is impossible to transfer data from one phone to another phone. So it should need some data or wifi to transfer the video or audio.
A Facetime is the only available app for Apple users due to security. Most of the people use Skype instead of facetime because it was not available on Android and other operating systems. The facetime is available for Apple devices, and it is easy to sign in by using Apple user id and it is entirely free
How Much Does Facetime Use on Wifi
Facetime will consume little more on using Wifi and it will give good output on using Wifi. Using the Wifi instead of Cellular data will give the good result, So it is advisable to use Wifi if possible.
How to check data usage on your iPhone/iPad:
Follow the below steps to check the data usage on your iPhone/iPad
Step1: Launch the Facetime App.
Step2: Call any one of your friend or known person.
Step3: Go to recent on your facetime app
Step4: Click on the info button which will be there on the right side in the recent tab.
Step5: There you will get the detailed information.
How to check overall data usage on your iPhone/iPad
For this process, you have to turn ON your cellular data.
- Go to Settings
- Go to Cellular Data
- Below you will observe the overall data usage by the Apps. By this, you will get the overall data usage of the apps not only for the Facetime but also for all other apps.
Facetime Data Report – 2017
Video Call from iPhone (Using 3G )
Video Call to iPhone (Using 3G )
Internet Speed: Around 4 MBPS
Duration: 10 Minutes
From 4G to 4G JIO Network
Total Data received: 66 MB (Data in)
Total Data Sent: 63.46 MB (Data out)
Total Data usage: 129.46 MB
Advantages of Facetime over Skype
- The Facetime is very lite to use.
- You can make calls (or) Video calls to any device using the front camera.
- Facetime uses fewer data when compared to any software, especially Skype.
- Facetime is the default app given by Apple.
Disadvantages of Facetime
- It was available only for Apple products. That’s why most of the people are switching to Skype.
- You will experience low quality when the internet speed is slow (not too much).
Apps like Facetime(Alternatives)
The new innovative and technology world is completely filled with applications. You can find lots of application for every purpose or use. There are many apps like Facetime you can find in below
- Google Duo
- Fring and more…..
Facetime App for Android
If you are in search of Facetime for Android. Yes!! You can get it but before downloading the application it was advisable to use some other application. Usage of Facetime for Android is not at all safe. If you want to download the application then click the bellow link.