≡ Menu

How to Install FaceTime on iPad Using iFacePad

How to Install FaceTime on iPad Using iFacePad

This tutorial will help you install FaceTime on iPad using a Mac computer. You need to have a jailbroken iPad to install FaceTime. Full instructions and screenshots after the break.

Two weeks ago we told you about the new hack released by Intell that enables FaceTime on iPad. Since you require a jailbroken iPad refer to these guides to jailbreak iPad first:

Required Software Downloads:

  • iPod Touch Firmware (for FaceTime files) – Link here
  • iFacePad – link here
  • PhoneDisk

Steps to Install FaceTime on iPad:

We will need to install some packages from Cydia on the iPad first. Launch Cydia on your iPad.

How to install facetime ipad 1

Tap on Sections at the bottom of the screen and scroll to System.

How to install facetime ipad 3

Tap on afc2add and then on Install in the top right corner.

How to install facetime ipad 4

Since we require to install more files tap on Continue Queuing.

Go back to Sections and now tap on Networking and then on OpenSSH. Click on Install again and then on Confirm.

How to install facetime ipad 5

How to install facetime ipad 6

After installation is over tap on Reboot Device to restart iPad. Connect iPad to your Mac.

How to install facetime ipad 7

In the meantime, Install Phone Disk on your Mac. After installation launch the app and go to preferences and make sure everything is similar to the screenshot below.

How to install facetime ipad 10

Launch iFacePad and click on OK twice and then on Yes when asked about Phone Disk and SSH.

How to install facetime ipad 11

Enter iPad’s name exactly as it appears on your Desktop and click on OK. When prompted about iPod firmware click on Yes and browse for the IPSW file we downloaded earlier.

How to install facetime ipad 12

Copy the name of Applications folder as specified and then click on OK twice. Click Yes when iFacePad prompts to correct permissions.

How to install facetime ipad 13

How to install facetime ipad 15

Now enter your iPad’s IP address and then the SSH port and password. They are 22 and alpine respectively. Click OK to proceed.

How to install facetime ipad 16

How to install facetime ipad 17

On rebooting your iPad should have the FaceTime App on the homescreen just like the iPod Touch 4G.

How to install facetime ipad 18

How to install facetime ipad 8

Tap on FaceTime to begin Video chatting. Due to the lack of a camera on iPad you can see the other person’s video only but not send video. You can definitely audio chat with the other person.

How to install facetime ipad 9

Do share your iPad FaceTime experience with us.

{ 0 comments… add one }

Leave a Comment