This version of Facebook allows you to switch back and forth between regular Facebook and text-only Facebook. In regular Facebook, you will use your data balance to view photos and videos. In text-only Facebook, you can post text, comment, like, upload photos and see any text on Facebook without using your data. Dialog provides 20MB of free data per day, sufficient for an average usage of text-based Facebook.
Browse the internet for free with Dialog
Discover is a mobile web and Android app that you can use to browse the internet on your mobile phone using a daily balance of free data. Dialog provides 20MB of free data per day, sufficient for an average usage of text-based browsing of the internet.
To offer a sustainable programme, Discover supports only low-bandwidth traffic when using free data. Certain features including video, audio, streaming, file transfer, or certain other types of data-intensive traffic are not supported when using the free data, as explained in the Discover Technical Information. You can always choose to use mobile data purchased from Dialog to browse video and audio on the internet. To start using Discover, you need to use a Dialog SIM card in your phone.
Frequently asked questions
To view text-only Facebook, select “Go to Text Only” at the top right of your screen. To view regular data mode Facebook, select “See Photos” at the top right of your screen. You can switch back and forth between regular data mode Facebook and text-only Facebook. Dialog provides 20MB of data per day, sufficient for an average usage of text-based Facebook.
You can check to see if you are using text-only or regular data mode Facebook by looking at the top left of your Facebook app or mobile browser. If you are using text-only Facebook, it will say “ Text Only” at the top left of the screen. If you are using regular data mode Facebook, you will see “Data Mode” at the top left of the screen.
If you click on an article or link, you will be alerted that you will use your data if you continue to an external website.
If you don't want to use text-only Facebook anymore, you can purchase more data from Dialog to view photos and videos again or disable the text-only version of Facebook in the app settings.
This version of Facebook is available on a supported mobile web browser, Facebook Lite app or the Facebook for Android app. This offer is not supported and cannot be used with the Facebook for iOS app, Facebook Windows Phone, or Facebook BlackBerry app.
Discover does not support certain features including video, audio, streaming, file transfer, or certain other types of data-intensive traffic. Low-bandwidth features such as text and icons, which may include certain small images or photos, are supported when using free data. These limitations apply equally across websites browsed with Discover.
You can use Discover to search for and browse any website. The Discover homepage may at times highlight the availability of local resources such as COVID-19, government, safety, or digital literacy resources.