How Much Battery Does Facetime Use?

There are many factors that determine how much battery your phone will use when you are on FaceTime. The general rule of thumb is that the more people you have on a video conference, the less power your device will be using to connect with them. If you’re just talking one-on-one, then it’s best not to worry about what type of connection or quality you have because everything else in the equation becomes moot.

FaceTime use depends on the quality of internet connection and other factors, including whether WiFi calling is turned off or not. If you are using WiFi for video calls with FaceTime, then it will take less power than if you were doing a call over your cellular data network. You can check the battery usage details in the settings to see how much it is using.

Does FaceTime ruin your battery?

FaceTime is one of those apps that a lot of people use every day. It uses very little power compared to other apps, so there won’t be any problems with it draining your batteries quickly.

There are different factors that ruin one’s battery. One of them is leaving your phone plugged in all the time. This will slowly drain your battery and can cause it to overheat. Another reason for a quickly drained battery could be using certain apps that require more power than others. For example, games tend to use up more battery life than normal apps. FaceTime falls into the category of low-power apps. You can use it without worrying about your battery dying quickly while you are using it.

Knowing what causes a battery to die quickly is important. FaceTime, fortunately, does not fall into that category. If you are using an iPhone and have an issue with your battery draining fast, there are a few things you can do to try and fix the problem.

One of those things is turning off WiFi when you’re not using it. This will help to conserve battery life. You can also turn down the screen brightness or put your phone into airplane mode when you’re not using it.

If you are still having problems with your battery after trying these things, then you may need to get a new one. Apple offers replacement batteries for a relatively low cost. So, if your battery is more than two years old, it may be time to get a new one.

How much does FaceTime drain your battery?

That’s a great question, and the facetime battery usage varies depending on the version of iOS you’re running. For example, if you have an iPhone 6 and are on a call for 30 minutes, your battery will be drained by about 12%. But if you have an iPhone 6S and are on a call for 30 minutes, your battery will be drained by about 17%.

So generally speaking, FaceTime drains your battery more than regular phone calls. But if you have a newer iPhone, the difference isn’t as drastic. And if you’re really concerned about preserving your battery life, there are ways to reduce how much FaceTime drains your battery.

One thing to keep in mind is that while you’re on a call, any other apps you have open will also drain your battery more quickly. So if you’re really trying to preserve your battery life, try to close all other apps while you’re on a call.

How long does a full battery last on FaceTime?

The amount of time a full battery lasts on FaceTime depends on how much you use it and what your settings are. The more you talk, the faster it will drain, but that also means that if you’re not using the video feature, then the device should last longer than usual. On average, most people can get about three hours out of a full charge. If you’re using the video chat feature, that will cut down on how long your battery lasts, so keep that in mind when making calls.

You can also adjust your settings to preserve battery life – for example, by turning off the video chat feature or reducing screen brightness. With a little bit of tweaking, you should be able to make your battery last a little longer. And if you find that you need to charge your device more often, consider investing in an external battery pack.


It is best to keep an eye on your battery life when using FaceTime. Although the app is not known to use a lot of battery, it is always good to be cautious. If you are running low on power, try to finish your conversation as quickly as possible. Alternatively, consider using another form of communication.

About the author, Phil Borges

Phil Borges is a battery aficionado. He's written extensively about batteries, and he loves nothing more than discussing the latest innovations in the industry. He has a deep understanding of how batteries work, and he's always on the lookout for new ways to improve their performance.