How to Check FaceTime Data Usage on iPhone

Video calling apps like FaceTime may finish your data plan earlier than expected. This may cause trouble especially when your data plan is already running short. Besides iOS 13’s Low Data Mode, it’s a good idea to keep track of or check the FaceTime data usage to avoid problems.

Fortunately, you can reduce cellular data usage on iOS using simple tricks. For example, you reduce the stream quality of the Apple TV app and even keep an eye on how much cellular/mobile data FaceTime uses on your iPhone.

SEE ALSO: How to Reduce Data usage in Windows 10?

Keeping Track of the Data Usage in iPhone (iOS 13 or Newer)

You can check FaceTime data usage in 3 simple ways – 1) using the Settings app, 2) using the Phone app, and 3) using the FaceTime app. You can view the overall data used by the FaceTime app and data used during a particular FaceTime video/audio call. Let’s check all three methods in detail.

A) Check Overall ‌FaceTime‌ Usage in Settings App

First of all, we will use the Settings app to check the FaceTime data usage. Just follow these steps.

Step 1: Go to Cellular or Mobile Settings

Open the Settings app on your iPhone and tap on Cellular or Mobile. It will take you to the Cellular or Mobile page where you can check the overall mobile/cellular data usage of any app in your iPhone.

Open Settings App And Tap On Cellular
Open Settings app and tap on Cellular

Step 2: Check FaceTime Data Usage

Now scroll down and find the FaceTime app. Here you can see how much data FaceTime has consumed while you were using your mobile data. You can see the data usage right below the FaceTime app.

Under Facetime You Can Check The Data Usage
Under Facetime, check the Data Usage

NOTE: The data usage stored in the Settings app automatically resets when the iOS version is upgraded. It can also be reset manually by tapping on the Reset Statistics.


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B) Check Usage Data in the FaceTime App

In the FaceTime app, you can check the data used during a particular call. Simply open the FaceTime app and follow these steps.

Step 1: Open FaceTime App

Open ‌the FaceTime‌ app on your iPhone. And tap on the “i” button next to a contact’s name. This will open the contact card of the selected contact.

Launch Facetime App And Tap On I Button Next To A Contact Name
Open Facetime App and tap on the “i” button

Step 2: Check Data Usage in Contact Details

In the contact card, you can check the total data used during the call along with the date and time.

In The Contact Card You Can See The Data Usage In Facetime App
See the Data Usage in Facetime App

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C) See FaceTime Usage Data in the Phone App

Just like the FaceTime app, you can check FaceTime data usage in iPhone’s Phone app. Just follow these steps.

Step 1: Launch the Phone App

Open the Phone app on your iPhone and select the Recents tab. And look for the contact that has “FaceTime Audio/Video” written below its name. Then, tap on the “i” button next to the name/number.

In Phone App Tap On I Next To Facetime Audio Video Call To Check Facetime Data Usage
Tap on the “i” icon

Step 2: Check the Data Usage

Contact card of the selected contact will open. Here, you can see the date/time of the call along with the data used during the call.

In Call Details In Phone App You Can See Actual Data Usage Of Facetime
See actual Data Usage of Facetime

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Track FaceTime Cellular/Mobile Data Usage with Ease

The above tutorial was about keeping track of FaceTime Apps data usage. You can use these quick ways to keep a tab on the data usage of the video or audio calling to avoid high data usage. By analyzing the data consumption pattern of the FaceTime app, you can avoid running out of data in the time of need.

Hope you liked the tutorial. Feel free to share your suggestions and queries in the comment section down below.

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