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

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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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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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Cannot log into iMessage or FaceTime from mac [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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in iOS 7, how can I easily specify an email address to be used for FaceTime?

Something seems to have changed for the worse in iOS 7. Under iOS 6, it used to be possible to select various "identifiers" (email, telephone number) to be used for FaceTime for the same person, and ...
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Why do Facetime and Messages ask me for a password at random moments?

Facetime and Messages have started asking me for my username and password at seemingly random moments. I don't use either application and have not added them to my login's autostart programs. This ...
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Can I route music that's playing on my computer into Facetime?

I'm using facetime with a headset, while also listening to music. How do I play the music I'm listening to my friend, over facetime?
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Facetime help, I want to facetime with my friend, don't know if I can [closed]

I want to facetime with my friend from Hawaii, but I have an iPod and he has an iPhone, would it work? Without any problem?
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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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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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Accused of using company phone whereas a personal iPad was used

My boss is going to sack me tomorrow, because he says I used my company phone whilst driving the company van. I definitely didn't use my phone. Sometimes I might audio FaceTime my girlfriend on my ...
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Why doesn't my iPod touch (5th Gen) have FaceTime?

I bought my iPod touch (5th Gen) and there is no FaceTime icon on the home screen. I tried checking it in Settings but it's not there. How do I find FaceTime?
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Is FaceTime available on iPad?

I'm trying to decide if I want to buy an ipad. My question is, Will I be able to connect with family members who have iPhones on FaceTime if I have an iPad ?
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Apple ID /Facetime account hacked? [duplicate]

About a week ago, we received a Facetime call from our own email address and it was a complete stranger. Then a friend of ours got a Facetime call with from our email address and they missed the ...
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How to prevent changes on the iPad

I have an iPad with iOS 9 that is used by technological illiterate people of my family. These persons use basically facetime, messages and safari. They manage that relatively well but if for some ...
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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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Receive FaceTime calls dialed to my iPhone number

Since iOs 6 and Mountain Lion I'm able to receive iMessages sent to my cellular number both on my iPhone and my Mac Book. Is it possible to do the same with FaceTime? I would like to receive FaceTime ...
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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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Trying to find how to have FaceTime [duplicate]

Last July I went on a holiday to Dubai and have bought my very first iPhone from there, the Gold iPhone 6 plus. Recently I decided to start using Facetime but for some reason I cannot find the app. I ...
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Two phone numbers on FaceTime

We have 2 iPads, 2 iPhones and 1 Apple ID. How can I add the 2nd iPhone number? Would like to have my iPad FaceTime & messages associated with my iPhone; my husband's iPad FaceTime & messages ...
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FaceTime on my MacBook

I just noticed that my camera light was on on my MacBook. I looked down at my dashboard and it said 9 users were on my FaceTime. I freaked and shut it down. Now is there anyway I can find out who was ...
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Microphone not working after water spilled on iPad

I accidentally spilled water on my iPad. I cleaned it up right away and it's perfectly fine. I can hear stuff and it turns on but when I call people, they can't hear me.
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FaceTime window jumps to unwanted position at start of call

Running FaceTime 3.0 on MacOSX 10.10.1, there's an annoying behavior that I can't seem to change: When I first get an incoming call, the FaceTime window jumps to the far right of my rightmost display ...
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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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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 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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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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People keep recieving facetime calls from my phone but I have not called them, Also when when they answer it is a different person. what has happened?

I have received texts from people saying they have missed facetime calls from me when I have not called them. Also, today y girlfriend received a facetime call from me and when the call connected ...
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No Facetime On My iPhone 4

My problem is that I can't enable Facetime on my iPhone 4. I've searched this problem on many forums and they all say Facetime needs to be turned on in the Phone app's settings, or enabled in some ...
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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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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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Facetime has started only calling one device

I currently have an iPod touch and a Macbook, both of which have Facetime set up such that a single email is used for both of them. In the past, when I received a Facetime call, Facetime rang on both ...
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How do I edit contacts on FaceTime, when icons don't show

When I try to do video with one of my contacts on facetime on my ipad mini, there is no video or audio icon next to her name. My other facetime contacts have the icons. How can I fix this?
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Disabling end call and home screen from FaceTime

I need a specific link to a tutorial or blog that shows step-by-step how to disable the "End call" button during a FaceTime call (and as a bonus, disable the "Home Screen" button as well during the ...
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Echo in FaceTime video call

Here is my setup: User A: iPad Air, iOS8 User B: (1) iPad Air 2, iOS9, (2) MBP 15", El Capitan FaceTime between User A <-> User B (1) works just fine. When FaceTime video call is initiated ...
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How can I remove web phone links from opening in Google Hangouts?

For whatever reason, Google Hangouts has taken over as my dialer whenever I click on a phone number on the web (either Chrome or Safari). I want to restore this to open in FaceTime, but no longer have ...
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How can I restore all files i deleted in the Applications floder?

Actually, i just want to delete one file in the Application folder,but when i moved it to Trash, CleanMyMac notices me to use it to delete it clearly. However after i clicked yes, it deletes all ...
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excessive cpu usage from kernel_task after accidentally ripping Facetime HD camera connector off the logic board

Accidentally ripped off the Facetime HD camera cable of the logic board. Now whenever I boot into OS X kernel_task hogs all the cpu (500%). I could be wrong here, but my hunch is that because no ...
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I can't sign into iMessage or Facetime on my iPod 4th gen [duplicate]

So, I've had this problem with my ipod 4th gen for a while now and I have tried everything I can do, but nothing seems to work. So, basically when I open imessage or facetime and press sign in, all it ...
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Stable webcam recording

We're very unsatisfied with QuickTime X and Photo Booth as webcam recording apps. Both have more than once produced unusable recordings. The files were either cripple and couldn't be opened anymore, ...
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Prioritize Network Interface per-application [duplicate]

Is there a way to set a network interface priority base on a specific application? My iMac at work is connected to both ethernet and WiFi. I know that I can set the interface priority for the entire ...
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input numbers to navigate 'audio menus' when using phone tethered to your mac via facetime

When using facetime tethered to your iphone in Yosemite (not sure if its different in El Capitan, i havnt upgraded yet) is there a way to be able to key in a number in order to navigate phone options ...
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Is it possible to use iPhone 6 with FaceTime without a cellular SIM card?

I have an iPhone 6 with FaceTime purchased from Saudi Arabia. I don't have a cellular SIM in my phone, only a data SIM card. My question now is if I go out of the Kingdom to any other country, will ...
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Why my imessage and facetime button turn off by itself?

I already on the imessage and facetime in setting. But, why suddenly it turn off by itself? So, what should I do? Is there something wrong with my iphone?
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FaceTime audio-only calls on Mac will not use external microphone, works with FaceTime video calls

When placing or receiving a cellular call through FaceTime on my iMac running Yosemite (10.10.3), I am unable to be heard when using my external USB microphone, despite having the input set correctly ...