Free Facebook by Jazz

Yes, that’s right. Our customers can now enjoy a free version of Facebook that does not consume your data. Save your MBs while staying online!

If you are a Jazz customer, you can now switch between Free and Data versions of Facebook with a single tap. All you have to do is flick the toggle at the top of your Facebook feed. For more details on how you can use Facebook for free, read the information below.

What is Free Facebook by Jazz?

With Free Facebook by Jazz, you can use Facebook and other similarly useful websites for free. While browsing Facebook on your mobile phone, you will have the option to use Facebook without getting charged for data.

How can I get Free Facebook by Jazz?

Simply open the Facebook application on your android phone or visit the Facebook website to enjoy Facebook for free.

How is it different from regular Facebook usage?

To use free Facebook, you will see a toggle on the top of your app to switch between Data and Free mode. In Free mode, you will be able to scroll through your timeline, post a textual status update, chat, comment on status and share a post without any data charge. However, you will not be able to see images and videos or upload a picture or video.

How is Free Facebook by Jazz different from regular Facebook?

This version of Facebook allows you to flexibly move between two modes - free mode and data mode. Free mode is a lightweight version of Facebook where you can post, comment, like, share and chat for free.

To view photos or videos, switch to Data Mode (regular Facebook) by clicking the ‘View Photos’ button. You will be charged for data in this mode as per your package plan. Go back to free mode any time by clicking the “Go to Free” button on the top of your timeline.

Jazz is providing data connectivity only for enabling the customer to use Free Facebook as per terms and condition provided on the website. However, in case of any change in Free Facebook product or features thereof by Facebook with or without notice, Jazz will not be responsible. In such scenario, customers subscribing Free Facebook may approach Facebook directly for complaining/escalating the issue. Please note that Jazz will charge the customer in case data is used for viewing/downloading pictures, videos, etc.

When am I eligible to use full Facebook for free?

Jazz subscribers are also eligible to use Facebook for free for 30 days if they are new Facebook users.

What if I started using Free Facebook by Jazz but now I don’t want to use it anymore?

To opt-out of Free Facebook by Jazz; when in data mode, click on the ‘?’ next to ‘You’re in Data Mode.’ You can also visit your Facebook bookmarks (if using the Facebook Android app) or Facebook menu (if using to opt-out.

Can I get Free Basics on my desktop computer?

No, the Free Basics app is only available on mobile devices.

How do I avoid data charges while on Android?

Follow the instructions below:

  • Close other apps that may use data
  • Turn off background data sync. To do so:
    • Open your device’s main Settings menu.
    • Under ‘Wireless & Networks’, select Data usage.
    • Touch the menu icon.
    • Make sure ‘Restrict background data’ is checked.
    • Make sure ‘Auto-sync data’ is unchecked.
How do I change the language for Free Basics?

For Free Basics, if you’re in a country where Free Basics is available in more than one language, you can change the language by clicking ‘About Free Basics’ at the bottom of the list of websites.

For the Free Basics app: If you’re in a country where Free Basics is available in more than one language, you can choose your language by clicking ‘Settings’ in the menu tab in the upper right corner. Then click ‘Change Language’.

Can I use other internet packages while using the Free Basics?

Yes, you can use any mobile internet package, call, text, use data and use hybrid bundle offers while using the Free Basics promo. Using the websites Provided via Free Basics does not deduct from your balance.

  • These terms and conditions are in addition to the general terms and conditions duly approved by PTA and agreed to by the customer in CSAF/eCSAF at the time of activation of connection/SIM.
  • Jazz reserves the right/discretion to set/change the price/rate of any offer/package/bundle or withdraw/change/revoke such offer/package/bundle at any time. Where required under PTA’s regulations, prior notice shall be given to affected customers accordingly.
  • Offer Price/charges of each offer/package/bundle shall be subject to all applicable taxes, if any, irrespective of the fact in which area of the country the requisite offer/package/bundle is activated/service availed.
  • The charging system reserves certain proportion of available data volume in MBs of your package against opening/accessing of each application/website on the device, therefore, the simultaneous opening/accessing of multiple applications and/or websites may result in reserving all your available data volume in MBs of your package and may start charging on base rate of your package.
  • The amount of balance and recharge required for bundles may be rounded up to the nearest whole number.
  • In case of any queries, questions, complaints or additional requirements, please email us at : [email protected]
  • Unwanted and unethical (unreasonable) messages can be reported by texting SENDER’s NUMBER (SPACE) message to 9000 –PTA
  • Using a SIM which is not in your name or allowing others to use your SIM is a crime – PTA
  • Dial 420 to block unsolicited calls/messages (charges applicable).
  • Unsolicited marketing communication can be blocked using “Do Not Call Register” service by texting “ON” or “SUB” to 3627. It is a free of cost service provided to Jazz customers.
  • The term “Purchase of Sim” means procuring/acquiring connection to the network of PMCL by a customer for availing telecommunication and other related services from PMCL. SIM always remains the property of PMCL and by issuing SIM to customer, only rights to use are given and no ownership is transferred to the customer in any manner, whatsoever. The customer is bound to return the SIM to PMCL in case he stops using service or agreement is terminated or he changes the network through MNP.
  • Bill date for all postpaid subscribers will be changed to 2nd of every month in 2021. Due to this change, customers will get a separate bill for difference in days for execution month . Min/MB charging will be prorated as per package.
  • Details of applicable Taxes/charges on usage and recharge in Pakistan and AJK are given below:
  • Advance income tax rate is @15% on each recharge.
  • Rate of sales tax in Federal Territory of Islamabad is 16%
  • Rate of sales tax in rest of Pakistan and AJK is 19.5%
  • GB is exempted from taxes.
  • A late payment fee of PKR 50 will be charged on bills remaining unpaid after the due date.