How to Enable FaceTime Over 3G on iOS 5 - iPhoneHeat

How to Enable FaceTime Over 3G on iOS 5

FaceTime, at the time of its availability, required a WiFi connection. However, FaceTime over 3G was enabled with a Cydia tweak back then. Some of the iOS 5 builds had FaceTime over 3G enabled by default, now it turns out that final iOS 5 also includes FaceTime over 3G it’s just turned off.

This latest discover to enable FaceTime over 3G, thanks to FSM, requires no 3rd party app such as Facebreak, My3G or MiddleWhat. However, it still requires jailbroken iOS 5.

These the simplest Step-by-step instructions to enable FaceTime over 3G in iOS 5.

How to enable FaceTime over 3G in iOS 5

*** You need a jailbroken iOS 5 device with 3G and FaceTime capabilities. Since the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 are not jailbreakable on iOS 5 that leaves the iPhone 4.

You can jailbreak iOS 5 using Sn0wbreeze and RedSn0w.

Step 1

Use iFile for iPhone (available in Cydia) or iExplorer for mac and windows to navigate to:


Locate and open the file named N90AP.plist.

Step 2

Now add:


Right below this:


enable facetime over 3genable facetime over 3g

That’s it! enjoy FaceTime over 3G on iOS 5.

Before this, iOS diggers also found a way to:

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