the video conferencing software developed by Apple. Current clients are available for iOS and OSX.

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How can one debug imagent issues?

I have just upgraded to OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and am attempting to use Facetime and iMessage. Upon entering my Apple ID into the respective applications and attempting to sign in, I receive the ...
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What alternatives exist to FaceTime or iMessages to communicate with Android devices?

How can I contact my friends that have no Apple products (iOS or OS X)in similar manner to using FaceTime or iMessage?
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Using FaceTime and Skype (both open at the same time)

I would like to use both Skype and FaceTime at the same time (not while calling just having them both open). When I start FaceTime it switches on the camera and keeps it on. If I hide the application ...
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FaceTime - How to direct communication to specific devices?

I have an iPhone and a MacBook. My wife the same. Is it possible (and how) to specify which devices should be called? For example, when one of us travels, we want to be contacted on the phone, from ...
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Issue with FaceTime and iMessage (iPod touch 4)

My sister bought an iPod touch yesterday. Everything seems to work fine except for FaceTime and iMessage. In both applications, after she signs in with her Apple ID, she can see the next screen for ...
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Removed Facetime - how to recover?

So I got this weird situation probably because of my own stupidity. But here goes: I am on Lion (10.7.3) and decided to install FaceTime from the App Store. When trying to install the App Store app ...
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Does the MacBook show FaceTime missed calls?

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 ...
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Auto-launch apps at iDevice startup

In another question I asked, Graeme suggested using alternatives like Skype instead of FaceTime for its support for audio-only calls. Skype has the advantage of being cross-platform, but is there a ...
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FaceTime Front Camera Image Flickers

I have an iPhone 4S 32 GB model. It is not jailbroken, and I do not have any camera-specific apps installed. Sometimes when I switch between front and rear cameras during a FaceTime session, upon ...
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Use FaceTime with the same Apple ID?

I and my wife own three Apple devices. MacBook Pro, iPad 2 (only Wi-Fi) and iPhone 4S. All of these are registered with the same Apple ID and Gmail account. With FaceTime I can call to IPhone, but I ...
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Using FaceTime without the video

I have a first generation MacBook Air that heats up a lot when playing videos, and almost grinds to a halt after a few minutes of playback. Is there a way I could turn off the video during FaceTime ...
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How to pass the endless verifying status on iMessage or FaceTime activation when phone number is wrong?

My iMessage continues to show Verifing status on iPhone 4S (iOS 5.1). The phone number displayed at iMessage verifing screen is wrong (old one) The Settings > Phone displays the correct number ...
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Which cellular carriers worldwide allow FaceTime calls over 3G/4G Networks?

Do any carriers allow for FaceTime video and/or voice calls to pass over normal data channels directly from an iOS device? If not, what alternatives exist short of jail breaking or other gray ...
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iChat call forces in-call status bar in iOS simulator [closed]

Is there a way I can disassociate the iOS Simulator from my iChat calls, currently I am working on my app and I am using iChat for a video call and the in-call status bar comes and I can't toggle it ...
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iPad 2 , iPod FaceTime

I just bought an iPad 2. My daughter has an iPod. We set up her iPod for FaceTime. How can I set up FaceTime on my iPad using a different email address. I don't want both devices to ring. Is this ...
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Does FaceTime take up data or calling minutes when in a Wi-Fi area?

I am using FaceTime and calling my friend abroad. I am using an iPod touch, but my friend has an iPhone and is in an area where they have Wi-Fi access. My question is, does that "call" count toward ...
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Does FaceTime support 1-to-many connections (conference call) or only 1:1 video calls?

I want to do a video conference call. My understanding is that FaceTime is a 1:1 video chat, but wanted to confirm that.
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Does Facetime work over a cellular connection as well as Wifi

Does facetime work over Wifi only, or also over a cellular connection such as 3G?
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Should FaceTime work without a defined Proxy Server on restricted networks?

We are having some problems with FaceTime video calling on our network where some traffic is restricted and firewalled from going out to the internet. In order for the iPads on the wireless network ...
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Add an iPhone number to other iOS devices to receive iMessages/Facetime calls via the phone number?

I bought an iPad for school and have been enjoying using iMessage and (especially) FaceTime, and I have recently acquired the new iPhone. So I'm wondering if there is a way I could add my iPhone's ...
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Managing devices on iTunes Store

I have bought an iPad 2 a few days ago, have configured it but I am unable to use FaceTime or iMessages. After searching a while, I found this page (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4627). It says how I ...
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Bootcamp, Face Time HD camera image - How to “Flip Horizontal”

I am using the built in Face Time HD camera (iMac Mid 2011) via Bootcamp on Windows 7. It basically works great, but I need to switch the output image horizontally. The software I am using does not ...
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FaceTime Failed: Person Not Available

Consider an iPad 2 using WiFi attepting to make FaceTime calls to users on an iPhone 4. Each contact has their phone number defined under the iPhone tag (as opposed to Mobile). Whenever attempting a ...
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Problem with FaceTime from iPhone to iPad

I have never used FaceTime, my friend just got an iPad and we were trying to make a FaceTime call. I am on Wi-Fi and I have the iPhone. When he calls, I guess through his iPad (which is email), I ...
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FaceTime: Connect Mac to iPhone

I just bought my first Mac, and I want to use FaceTime with someone who has an iPhone. How can I do this?
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How do I call myself using Facetime?

I have Facetime on my MacBook and Facetime on my iPad. Of course I also have one Apple ID account. Sometimes the family uses the iPad while I'm away. I'd like to be able to call "myself", that is ...
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How does iPhone's facetime work even when the phone function is off?

It's a bit inconvenient that iPhone's FaceTime can only be used on WiFi. And yet you call people by using their numbers. But my mom's iPad only has wifi and she has no number, and I call her iPad ...
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Using FaceTime HD Camera without FaceTime

I have a Facetime HD camera in my new iMac but no one else I know has one. How can I test the HD capability of it? Photobooth doesn't take pictures in HD.
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Why can't I open FaceTime on my 4g iPod?

I don't know how to get my FaceTime to work. It says "turn on FaceTime" when I open the app, then I click on it and it says "FaceTime Activation: An error occurred during activation. Try again." How ...
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FaceTime added to Dock on Start Up

I've encountered an interesting issue, and I am wondering if anyone else has experience with it. Every time I restart my Mac, FaceTime is added back to the Dock. If I remove it from the Dock, it ...
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Why are iChat and FaceTime separate programs? [closed]

What might be the idea behind this?
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Why can't i activate facetime on my ipod touch

i have a new ipod touch and i am on a wifi connection but whenever i try to use facetime i get this error: "Can't connect to facetime, please check your network"
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Email-based FaceTime on iPhone 4?

The new iPod Touch and the Mac FaceTime app both allow the user to send and receive FaceTime calls with their email address/Apple ID as the identifier. Is it possible to set up an iPhone 4 to ...
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Can you FaceTime over 3G with jailbroken iPhone 4?

Can you FaceTime over 3G with jailbroken iPhone 4? If so, can you FaceTime in following situations? A initiates FaceTime over 3G with jailbroken iPhone 4. B is also on 3G with jailbroken iPhone 4. ...