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FaceTime started a random videocall at waking Mac from sleep

As the title states, my Mac started a FaceTime videocall automatically with a friend. My friend said that he saw me via the iSight camera, but the green LED was not active (and showing me that my ...
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Receiving a SMS during a Facetime call, causes Facetime to drop and reconnect

I have a problem which happens quite repeatably: If i am having a Facetime call and someone sends me a SMS message, the Facetime call drops and says "Reconnecting". (Receiving an iMessages is fine ...
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Sharing Music live with quality playbook with facetime or webinar

So i am trying to find a way for my friends and I to listen to music in high quality and real-time while facetiming or GoogleSharing or any other form of webinar based technology with minimal delay. ...
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iphone purchased in Dubai facetime [duplicate]

iphone purchased in Dubai facetime app MIA.is there a work around for this? how can we get the facetime to work. I travel a lot would prefer this app to be working
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iphone 6 without face time wont work in other countries [duplicate]

Im working in Saudi Arabia right now and will be leaving the country in 3 months time. I am planning to buy iphone 6 but i was told to buy the one with facetime because the unit will not work in the ...
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Is someone remotely accessing my iPhone?

Can someone watch you on face time auto without you knowing it? On my iPhone there are calls I never made and the light turned on by itself saying facetime with a number by it. Is someone watching ...
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FaceTime on my iPad

I have a number (3) in red on my FaceTime icon on my iPad but I can't see what it's for. I've been onto my call history and no missed calls and I've now deleted all the calls made and received but ...
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Can I separate Facetime audio from system audio?

I have an iPhone 6 and MBP on OSX Yosemite. The new feature in OSX allowing me to take a call through my MBP is fantastic, but it's less practical than it could be because of how long it takes to ...
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Can't log in to FaceTime

I have a problem with FaceTime. On my MacBook, when I try to log in into my FaceTime it says Your Apple ID "my e-mail-address" can not be used for FaceTime. Now, on my iPad & iPhone it does ...
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iSight seemingly not working in 10.10 Yosimite

I am working on a web app that uses Cordova for access to the camera and gps location of a device. Prior to my upgrade to 10.10 this code was working in Chrome, and I was able to hit a button, give ...
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Mac OS X Messages and Facetime Started Failing

Couple of months ago sending messages and making FaceTime calls started to fail from my Mac. I never found the energy to look into this but after upgrading to Yosemite and still seeing the failures I ...
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iOS 8 iPhone Cellular Calls on iPad/Mac with 2 iPhones sharing same iCloud account

With the iOS 8 Continuity features you can make and receive phone calls on your iPad or Mac using your iPhone, provided they're all on the same WiFi network and using the same iCloud account. ...
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FaceTime not working on iPhone 6 Plus purchased from Dubai

I bought my iPhone 6 Plus in Dubai. I am using the phone in Sri Lanka and I cannot use the FaceTime. How can I use FaceTime while in Sri Lanka?
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How to disable iOS FaceTime notification sounds?

I don't want any sound-based notifications on my iOS device, but I still want the visual alerts. Most apps (e.g. Messages, Reminders, etc.) have a None choice at the top of their list of ...
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Someone made a FaceTime call with my number

My husband told me that he received a FaceTime call from my number but he missed the call. I never called him and I don't have any outgoing calls in my phone or anything. Is my Apple ID compromised?
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How do I silence FaceTime notifications without silencing others?

With FaceTime on my iPad now notifying me of iPhone cellular calls, it is important to be able to silence FaceTime notifications, without silencing others (such as alarms or reminders); but there ...
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How to use Messages features since Mavericks/FaceTime

So my niece frequently asks my sister/parents to screen share with me so we can make funny faces at each other (using photo-booth-like effects). I also occasionally help my parents by sharing their ...
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Facetime sound - ios8

Only since updating to ios8 on ipad Air, facetime volume continually cuts in and out (out more) where I cannot hear the other end. ios 8.0.2 did not solve problem. What can I do?
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Facetime drops when receiving SMS

I have a iPhone 5S, and when I'm on a Facetime video call over 3G, the call stops and goes to the "reconnecting..." screen whenever there's an incoming SMS. What's the problem? Incoming iMessages ...
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Can Soundflower route audio into Facetime?

I have successfully routed my built-in microphone's audio to a Google Hangout through AU Lab via Soundflower, and want to do the same with Facetime. Using the same settings as with the Google Hangout ...
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Can't import Contacts from abbu, errors in Notifications, FaceTime

I got a new MacBook Pro and used a Time Machine backup to set up the new computer. It didn't import my Contacts for some reason, so I used the old laptop to send everything to iCloud, then reimported ...
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Facetime says connecting forever after buying a third iphone on the same account

I hope this is the right place to ask this, we have a iphone 4s and a iphone 5c. My dad recently bought another iPhone 5s, and now all 3 are on 1 apple ID. I shifted my mom's and sister's phone to ...
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FaceTime, hide the local camera window

I use FaceTime on my Mac in order to connect to another Mac, and I need to hide on my Mac the icon/small window that shows my local camera. I ve tried using the command “strings” to look for a ...
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Cannot log into iMessage or FaceTime from mac

I have two macs, and at some point one of them stopped being able to log into Messages ( just the apple account ) and FaceTime. The other mac worked fine, but was not using iCloud keychain ( at the ...
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Face Time connection problem

I have bought my Ipad Mini in Germany but registered as Azerbaijanian ID (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azerbaijan). Is the problem with facetime connection can be because of that?
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Devices with different Apple IDs responding to the same FaceTime calls

This is really weird. Whenever my sister-in-law calls my wife via FaceTime, my phone and Mac also ring at the same time. When my wife answers the call, then both of my devices stop ringing. It's ...
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FaceTime audio when blocked!!??

If you're blocked as a contact on a iPhone can you still contact them by FaceTime audio?
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Facetime Imposter

Phone rang, Facetime identified my daughter as the caller. I answered, but it was not my daughter. I saw the caller. Once the caller saw me, she freaked out and hung up. In my "recents" the call was ...
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set own video frame in the main screen on facetime

is it possible, when using facetime, to increase the size of my own video frame? as in skype where I can set my own video frame in the main screen and my friend video as the little frame in the ...
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FaceTime/FaceTime Audio calls to ipad and iphone simultaniously from overseas (15 calls)

Yesterday I received a call from a strange number: +7 (987) 753-20-26 via FaceTime and FaceTime Audio to my ipad and iphone simultaneously. I did not answer because I didn't recognize the number, ...
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Cannot Log into FaceTime or iMessage

I am using VirtualBox to run OS X Mavericks. I cannot log into iMessage or use FaceTime. I have read online that it has something to do with the serial number not being present, but the problem is ...
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Using Nickname or Contact Photos in Facetime

I recently inherited a broken iPad which I fixed (hooray) and I have decided to use it by putting all my kids games and apps on it, so there is less risk of my daughter accidentally messing with my ...
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iMessage and Facetime help?

I recently go an iphone 5s because i thought my 4s was broken. My 4s was not able to send and receive texts/imessages or facetime calls but still had internet. I thought the phone itself was broken ...
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FaceTime audio on Mac not working (video is fine)

Whenever I try to make a FaceTime audio call from my Mac (10.9.3) I just get "Call Failed". This happens regardless of whether I use the FaceTime Audio button in the FaceTime app or the "phone" ...
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Can iPhone 3GS make video calls?

"The iPhone 4 was also the first iPhone to include a front-facing camera" (wiki) So iPhone 3GS & its Predecessors have no front-camera, then how they (iPhone 3GS & its Predecessors) make ...
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Prevent facetime from asking for password in Mavericks

Some time ago I've updated to OSX Mavericks. Since then each time after the system starts I get a prompt to enter Facetime password. How to disable this?
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FaceTime contact

Does anyone know why a FaceTime contact would show an incorrect facebook name? When I FaceTime my friend a totally different name comes up under the Facebook contact.
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Spontaneous VPAUAggregateAudioDevice creation in OSX

On OSX, option+clicking the speaker menu bar icon shows the different audio devices available to the system. At some point in the past, OSX started creating a bunch of virtual audio devices named ...
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Why can't I FaceTime to a Gmail account from my iPhone?

I am trying to FaceTime my daughter through her Gmail account from my iPhone and I cannot get it to work. I don't understand why I cannot connect to her mail.
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iMac Multi-user and notifications

I always used my iMac alone and now I'm about to share it with someone but the multi-user thing is quite new to me. I know we can't have more than one Apple ID (iCloud, itunes etc..) by session so we ...
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Unable to call FaceTime only to a particular caller ID

I am using iPhone 4 with iOS 6, and my boyfriend is using iPhone 5 with iOS 6 (recently upgraded to iOS 7). Whenever I called him from my iPhone, it would say "Connecting..." when he picked up, and ...
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Facetime Applescript Edit

Does anyone know a quick way that I could modify the following script (from CornDoggyRob) to automatically maximize the incoming call window and to adjust the orientation? I would love to try this ...
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Why does my music not play through FaceTime?

When I'm on FaceTime with my friend and we both want to listen to music, how come if I turn on my music on iTunes, the person I'm facetiming with can't hear it?
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How can I prevent FaceTime from launching when I plug in an external video camera?

We have iMacs that we use as industrial control computers, and we connect FireWire cameras into them via Thunderbolt adapters. On previous OS X versions, we would have to go into the preferences for ...
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How to choose which FaceTime number to call

I have a friend with two iPhones, two different numbers. When I call her with FaceTime audio, only phone A rings. How can I call phone B? The phones have two separate Apple ID addresses, but they ...
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Can I use my phone's camera for FaceTime while showing the display on my laptop?

I'd like to have a better camera angle for videochat, and it occurs to me that one way would be to position my phone to have a good angle while viewing the chat on my laptop's screen. Has anyone ...
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rMBP Late 2013 Facetime HD Camera Not Working

I have my rMBP since the end of December. When I got it, i needed to update the OS X to 10.9.1. I don't recall if i tried the FaceTime HD Camera later or before the system update, but i'm sure it was ...
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Troubleshooting Facetime Application

I have FaceTime of my macbook pro and for some reason it is not detecting the camera all of a sudden. I recently downloaded OSX but it stopped detecting the camera before I put OSX on it. A message ...
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Missed Facetime calls in and out but nobody initiated them

Why is my iPhone 4S giving me spam missed facetime messages on calls I or my friend have not initiated? Over the last week, I have been receiving missed facetime calls from a friend that doesn't ...