How to Activate FaceTime on iPhone 4 with MiTime

by on August 25, 2010
in Apple, iPhone, Tips and Tricks

MiTime was just released by PushFix folks to activate FaceTime on iPhone 4. This app does not come for free, and will allow iPhone 4 users on unofficial carriers to activate FaceTime on their phone.

It costs $6 at the moment. After purchase, you will have to follow some instructions to activate it.

How to Activate FaceTime on iPhone 4 with MiTime

These instructions were given on the website that you have to follow to activate FaceTime on iPhone 4 after purchase of MiTime.

You do not need to touch the FaceTime® toggle in Settings -> Phone and should not need to change it ever again. If you turn off FaceTime®, just run MiTime again and it will re-enable it the proper way

Step 1: IF you are outside the US, check your phone # in Settings -> Phone. Your phone number must be correct and should have the + symbol at the front of it. You should NOT continue unless your phone # is exactly the one that you entered on the purchase page of

Step 2: Install MiTime from their repo via Cydia

Step 3: Run MiTime and verify you are authorized – If your phone # matches, you will be.

Step 4: If it says “Ready for activation” and has an “Activate” button, you are ready to use a credit to activate.

If it does NOT say “Ready for activation”, leave it at the this screen until it resets FaceTime® and re-springs (2 minutes). After re-spring, unlock the phone and within one minute it should warn you about costs – IMPORTANT–>click OK. If it doesn’t warn you or does not reset, see the troubleshooting tips below.

If it says “Activated” you can stop here. It will back up your FaceTime® activation for later recovery.

Step 5: If you are ready, tap the Activate button and follow the prompts. Only send one activation request and wait for up to 15 minutes. It should only take 1 minute, but don’t waste your activation credits. If it doesn’t activate after 15 minutes, eject and re-insert your SIM. Wait 1 minute and then reboot.

Step 6: If it says the request was sent, stay on this screen. Within 1 minute usually, you will see it change to Activated.

Step 7: You are done. Once it shows Activated, it has saved your token and FaceTime® is fully enabled.

Step 8: The app can be used to fix almost any FaceTime® problem in the future just by running it.

NOTE: Now if by any chance FaceTime gets turned off from Settings -> Phone or anywhere, don’t turn it on manually. Just run MiTime and it will do the job for you!

For more details and instructions, visit the official website.

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