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

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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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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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How can I teach Facetime some manners?

My niece and her grandma both have iPads1. I have a (Windows) computer with Skype installed. If I'm talking to the niece on Skype and her grandma calls her on Facetime, the niece's iPad immediately ...
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How to prevent FaceTime calls notifications from exiting fullscreen apps on OS X

When I get a call through FaceTime, it switches away from a full screen app/video I'm using. I don't want to turn it off, because getting calls on the computer is useful, but I don't want it to ...
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FaceTime dims all other audio during video calls – how to stop that happening?

Is there a hidden preference or something I can get at through defaults write? I'm running El Capitan 10.11.2 Beta (15C31f)
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How can I detect an incoming call on Yosemite

I'd like to detect an incoming Facetime call and run certain scripts as a result. I'd like to achieve something similar to when iTunes pauses when there is an incoming call, but I would run my own ...
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Setting up a new iPad with new Apple ID with an @icloud.com email address all works fine except FaceTime and iMessage

I can sign in to iCloud, iTunes and download from iTunes so I know the Apple ID works. I can Go in with my Apple ID and FaceTime, works fine. So I know then iPad, FaceTime, andiMessage work. But ...
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False Facetime notifications

I keep getting Facetime Audio notifications from a cousin of mine at random times even though my phone doesn't ring. The notifications always come in pairs with the same timestamp. I thought my cousin ...
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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 ...
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Facetime HD Camera undetected in Vodburner

I have installed Vodburner but it is not detecting the Facetime HD camera. Please suggest how to solve this.
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Facetime mutes all other sounds after Mavericks OS update

I like to FaceTime and watch movies, Youtube clips etc. at the same time and I have been able to do this perfectly up until the Mavericks OS update. Ever since the update for some reason when I'm ...
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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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How to remove all traces of an Apple Id from a Mac

If I go to the System Preferences and select iCloud, it prompts me to sign in with my Apple Id. Only problem is, it auto-fills the Apple Id of the previous user. If I try to delete the existing id ...
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Making a FaceTime Audio call using AppleScript

I have read through Make a FaceTime call using AppleScript, but the provided solution is for starting a video call. I am wondering if that solution can be adapted to make a FaceTime Audio call (and by ...
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Does iOS send contacts to Apple servers?

When you go to a contact, you can see if that contact has FaceTime. How does the system determine this capability? The usual way that other systems like WhatsApp do it is by uploading/synchronizing ...
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Remote MacBook Pro reduces mic gain when I talk over FaceTime

My fiancée's retina MacBook Pro automatically severely reduce (not completely though) her microphone's gain whenever a sound (me speaking or some ambient noise) on my end is sent to her over FaceTime. ...
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Facetime audio takes up SSD space

I was just using FaceTime audio and my phone told me I was running out of space. I was curious as to how this was possible as I knew I have about 2GB free yesterday. I kept going back in and ...
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Where to give suggestions for FaceTime?

I know of this, these are separate questions. I have seen Apple's feedback pages here, but there appears to be no way to give feedback about FaceTime. Would this be categorized under something ...
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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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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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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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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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I can't log in to facetime

After updating to el capitan When i try to log in facetime. This error appears "You cannot sign in to FaceTime on this Mac at this time." how to solve this problem ?
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Facetime Number

My phone has just notified me that someone is using my number to sign into FaceTime. It gave me the name "Joey's phone", I know no one named Joey (Besides my brother - but he confirmed it wasn't ...
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How to view or recover Facetime audio/video log from an iPhone 6?

I want to view/recover all my Facetime audio/video logs from an iPhone 6. Is it possible and if it is, how can I recover them? I have checked a few sites providing recovery software. By using them ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Unexpected FaceTime message appeared on laptop

I got a message on my laptop that says: Your phone number is now being used for FaceTime on a new iPhone. However, I do not use FaceTime. I have checked Settings on my iPhone. Have I been ...
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Trouble with FaceTime Connection only between macs

I have noticed problems while facetiming with a friend. We have connection troubles when we use Facetime with our Macs (newest iMac models). The macs are both connected to ethernet and we both have a ...
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Location change in FaceTime - Macbook Pro

I was setting up my FaceTime account in my Macbook Pro, I tried to find my country (Nigeria) but it was't there, so i used Niger, another country. Since it is not same location my FaceTime has ...
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Use iSight to track faces and zoom on to faces

I notice that the iSight camera shows images differently on FaceTime and Skype. I was wondering if I could find some pointers to get iSight to track faces and zoom in on to faces.
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iPhone 6 - some contacts show up with FaceTime and some do not

iPhone 6 - some of my contacts show up with FaceTime and some do not. I know that some contacts that do not show up with FaceTime are using iPhones so why don't those contacts have the FaceTime ...
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What's the path for Jitsi config files?

As near as I can tell, Jitsi is able to dial out and make a phone call using babytel: 17:35:39.320 INFO: [881] impl.protocol.sip.OperationSetBasicTelephonySipImpl.createOutgoingCall().184 Creating ...
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What should I look for to replace the iSight camera on a 2010 13" Macbook Pro with a modern retina style FaceTime HD camera?

Given that I have a 13" 2010 Macbook Pro with the old low-res iSight camera, is it possible to upgrade that camera to a modern FaceTime HD camera like the kind in the modern retina Macbook Pro. I'm ...
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How do I make local camera preview bigger in FaceTime on OS X?

In FaceTime on OS X, I'd like to make the little corner preview of the local camera feed bigger in size. Dragging it by the edge doesn't work. know that there are various hidden configuration strings ...
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Changed AppleID Password and now iMessage and Facetime get Activiation Errors only on 1 of 5 ipads

I have an appled ID in the proper format XXX@gmail.com. When trying to login to "manage my appleID", I was forced to change my password to a "stronger password" which I was trying to avoid since I ...
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Someone else gets my FaceTime calls — strange problem

Problem: Occasionally when someone tries to FaceTime me they get someone else (but the same someone else every time) I'm based in the UK but this person is in the US. My best guess is that they ...
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FaceTime is restricted but not on restrictions list

I don't know what happened, but suddenly my FaceTime app is missing. I can't find it neither on any of my settings nor on my home screen. However, I can see it on my notifications setting. I tried to ...
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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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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 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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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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How do I enable multiple phone numbers for iMessge and FaceTime?

I have a couple of active SIM cards in a couple of different countries. How can I set my phone up to receive iMessages and FaceTime calls from all those numbers, even though there's obviously only one ...