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iPhone 4 FaceTime only on WiFI?

Was wondering how come iPhone 4 can only use FaceTime over a WiFi connection? Any words?
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Re: iPhone 4 FaceTime only on WiFI?

I found this article from Apple:  

 

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5457

 

It definitely cannot use Facetime over cellular, even if you had a qualifying plan.  It doesn't give an exact reason.  My guess would be either the cellular radio or the processor won't allow it.  

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Re: iPhone 4 FaceTime only on WiFI?

I have a 4s and unlimited data plan and it still won't allow it. I can stream Netflix hbo tv stations and movies over cellular, even Skype! But FaceTime won't work:/
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Sarla wrote:
I have a 4s and unlimited data plan and it still won't allow it. I can stream Netflix hbo tv stations and movies over cellular, even Skype! But FaceTime won't work:/

att has a press release that facetime will be available to ALL users by the end of 2013, so patience is needed at the moment.

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Re: iPhone 4 FaceTime only on WiFI?

Can you provide a link or reference to the press release, please?

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wingrider01 wrote:

Sarla wrote:
I have a 4s and unlimited data plan and it still won't allow it. I can stream Netflix hbo tv stations and movies over cellular, even Skype! But FaceTime won't work:/

att has a press release that facetime will be available to ALL users by the end of 2013, so patience is needed at the moment.


<<<<==== This is me holding my breath....

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