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I use my MacBook Air for FaceTime calls, while a friend calls me using an iPad 2.

Since I don't always keep my Air turned on all the time, my friend's calls often end up unanswered. However, it's very rare that I see these on my Mac. It was only once that I actually saw a missed call in my FaceTime.

Does FaceTime actually store missed call information on Apple's servers? Should they appear in my MacBook once I turn it on?

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It will show up in your missed calls list in FaceTime.app (even if your computer is turned off at the time):

So yeah, FaceTime stores missed call information on Apple’s servers. It will show up in FaceTime.app, but you need to open FaceTime.app for it to show.

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OK...so those were probably connectivity issues at my friend's end when I didn't see the missed calls? I'm trying to figure out why I don't see many of them. –  Hippo Mar 31 '12 at 7:16
If the call couldn’t connect to Apple’s servers for some reason (could be a connectivity issue, or maybe your friend is behind a firewall?), then there’d be no way to see the “missed” call. –  Mathias Bynens Mar 31 '12 at 7:38

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