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

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no FaceTime pure audio call (audio only)

It is only possible to make or receive a Facetime video call with an iPhone 11. A pure Facetime audio call is not possible. The latest software update is installed. Same Apple ID on iPad and iPhone. ...
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Mac Facetime Screen Sharing Broken

I have a Macbook Air with an M1 processor, and for the past few software updates (currently 14.2.1), whenever I share my screen, Im unable to stop sharing it until I end the Facetime call. Even then, ...
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iPhone quick mute/unmute while in a call for the visually impaired

I have a visually impaired friend with an iPhone SE 3rd edition. He is unable to find the mute/unmute button while on a cellular or FaceTime audio phone call. Is there a shortcut or an easy way to ...
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How can I disable sending 'Reactions' that appear during video calls that I join from macOS?

With macOS Sonoma, 'reactions' like balloons, thumbs up, and fireworks appear during video calls (FaceTime, but also Google Meet, and Microsoft Teams meetings etc). Depending on the meeting, I feel ...
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Annoying choice of contact email/phone on CarPlay and iOS

CarPlay uses what is configured on your iPhone. Every time I try to use Siri on CarPlay to send a message or FaceTime someone, for example, Siri send message to Susan or Siri facetime Susan, then I ...
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FaceTime auto-answer, ringing, and calls from specific iOS devices no longer working since Friday (11/17/2023)

TL;DR Sometime between 11/17 & 11/20, I became unable to place my nearly daily FaceTime call to my parents' iPad. Spent all day with Apple Support yesterday on this with no success. My parents' ...
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Stop “Position iPhone camera” appearing on my phone

I attempted to use an iPhone with an Apple TV FaceTime app. It didn’t work correctly, and now the iPhone constantly shows this message pasted below. No amount of pressing “Disconnect” or “skip this ...
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Why does FaceTime preview video have a wider angle than in call?

When trying to setup a good angle for a FaceTime call, e.g., kids calling their grandparents while at the dining table, I can see both kids in the preview screen. However, when the call starts, the ...
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FaceTime audio call to unknown device succeeded, was it free of charge?

I am temporarily abroad (outside the EU) and needed to contact my bank. Unfortunately, the only way to make authorized inquiries (card blocking, etc.) is via phone. The bank provides two numbers, for ...
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How to use the FaceTime Live Photos on tvOS?

Using FaceTime on iOS and iPadOS, there's a circular white button that takes a still frame of the video: It doesn't seem to be available while on a call directly on the TV : Is there a way to take ...
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Is there a way to disable FaceTime's access to the microphone?

Is there any way to disable FaceTime's access to my iPad's microphone? I don't just mean mute the mic during a call, but disable access entirely. FaceTime isn't included in my iPad's list of ...
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How can I set "tel:" links to open Google Voice in Brave?

I want to be able to click tel: links and have them open https://voice.google.com/u/0/calls?a=nc. Here is what I have tried (based on this): Open a tab to https://voice.google.com/u/0/messages Then ...
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Annoying FaceTime popup when using iPhone to make calls gets in the way and I can't dismiss it

This keeps popping up in the upper right of my screen, it blocks access to anything underneath and I can't get rid of it. How do I disable this? I believe it's referring to my ECHO but who knows.
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Can't get call and message notification on my Mac

I have just purchased a new MacBook Pro 2019 with Ventura 13.4. On my iPhone I am logging in with the same Apple ID. However, When I am getting a call on my iPhone, I don't get any notification on my ...
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Why is "Unlock to Share" showing up when trying to "Share my Screen" in FaceTime?

I often help my mother with her iPhone by asking her to "Share my Screen" during FaceTime video calls. However when she taps the Share icon, and then taps "Share my Screen", she is ...
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How to get rid of ghost device on FaceTime?

On my iPhone in Settings > Phone > Calls on Other Devices, my MacBook appears twice. How do I get rid of the second entry? I've tried logging out and back into iCloud, but it doesn't do the ...
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iPhone calls keep dropping when switching on Mac

Answering phone calls on iPhone 13 (iOS 16) and then switching on Mac, causes call to drop. What happens is that Mac's (Ventura 13.2) FaceTime opens the entire window, not just the small call window, ...
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Mac can't receive call transfer from iphone

When I transfer a call from my MacBook Pro 2021 (Ventura 13.1) to my iPhone everything works perfectly. However, when I do the other way around, from my iPhone to my MacBook facetime opens (on the ...
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Is it possible to use an external camera with an iPhone or iPad for Zoom/Facetime

I am trying to figure out if it is at all possible connect an external webcam to an iPhone or iPad, as I am trying to build something that improve quality and changes camera positioning during video ...
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AppleScript error/no result when clicking FaceTime Accept button in Notification Center

Background: I want to automatically answer incoming FaceTime calls on a dedicated Mac without user interaction. Since the hidden FaceTime defaults write com.Apple.FaceTime AutoAcceptInvites (a boolean)...
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Applescript Facetime OS Ventura not working, please help?

I need to make automatic FaceTime call from a Python script. I made this first version of an AppleScript to call FaceTime, but its not working. It only show the FaceTime app but it does not make the ...
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How to use an Android Phone as a webcam with Mac Mini M1?

I've recently bought a Mac Mini M1 and I realized I need a webcam for facetime, etc. I don't have an iPhone or other webcam to use and I need to use an android phone for now. Can I use an android ...
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FaceTime uses mobile data even when good Wi-Fi is available

Often when I use FaceTime it will run over mobile data, even when a good working Wi-Fi is available. And this always with the same Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Assist is turned off as recommended in this Answer. At ...
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How does one use the "New FaceTime" window on macOS version of FaceTime?

I am in the USA. I am trying to FaceTime someone who lives abroad from a shared Mac computer. My contacts are not synced with this computer. When I click the "New FaceTime" window, I am ...
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Mac mic not working in FaceTime only

I have an M1 Mac Mini running Monterey 12.6. I have external bluetooth and USB mics hooked up. These mics work fine in quicktime, system preferences, zoom, and all other apps, but they do not work in ...
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One-touch Facetime call on iPad

I am trying to setup Facetime on an iPad for a 93-year old senior who doesn't know how to navigate iPad apps. I want her to touch an icon/picture on the iPad desktop and initiate a Facetime call to ...
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M1 Mac Mini FaceTime with external USB microphone

I have an M1 Mac Mini. I have purchased a Logitech C920 webcam/microphone to be able to make FaceTime calls. The microphone works when I use Photobooth or Quicktime to record a video. It also shows up ...
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Facetime is answered on remote / Camera turned on while no one is at the computer - and it's locked

Update: I've been able to confirm that Facetime is the trigger I've come home to unlock my OSX Monterey (build 21G72?), only to notice Facetime is running with the camera on. This has now happened ...
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Do two consecutive facetime audio calls in short succession work to pierce DND states?

It seems that maybe for some odd reason WhatsApp calls do but FTA ones don't. Why could this be?
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Can I start a FaceTime by myself without other participants (similar to Facebook Messenger's room feature)?

Strange question I know but I need to view myself on the FaceTime video screen for a project but don't have any contacts that use an iPhone. On Facebook Messenger you can start a video call (or room) ...
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FaceTime says 2 people are active in call

When calling my sister in FaceTime when she answered the call it said she was active. But then it said she was active again so 2 people by her name in the active FaceTime call but it went to audio ...
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Lock the screen of a Mac without hanging up FaceTime

According to this method, one can lock the Mac without putting it into sleep by pressing control+⌘+Q. However, it will terminate the FaceTime call immediately. Is there a way to keep the FaceTime ...
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How to stop system audio from being lower when in a FaceTime call?

How can I keep all other apps the same volume as normal when I am in a FaceTime call? On macOS Monterey Leaving SIP enabled
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How to stop FaceTime making other apps quieter? [duplicate]

When I FaceTime call from my Macbook, how can I prevent it from making other apps quieter? I want to play audio through my speakers at the same volume as always. FaceTime calls lower system volume ...
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Stop facetime video pausing when switching spaces

When I facetime call from my macbook (macOS Mojave) how can I stop the facetime video from turning off when I switch spaces (especially to full-screened apps, especially Safari)?
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How to disable blurry camera background on iOS apps

iPhone is doing autoblur when the person is far away from camera. How to stop autoblur? Went into Apple store, but they could not help. On Zoom, I checked that the blur setting, the background, and ...
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FaceTime refuses to provide video, "poor network"

In my house on WiFi users of iphones, MBPs and MBAs all have this problem where FaceTime goes audio-only and complains "poor network connection". It happens often, but not always. Speed ...
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Safari / Chrome can’t connect to internet, FaceTime / Mail still working

My M1 MacBook crashed last night (woke to find the login screen & all users logged out). The Mac asked to send an error report. Since logging in again I can not access the internet from Safari or ...
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Update to macOS Catalina has ruined the quality of FaceTime HD Camera

An update to macOS Catalina has made the quality of the built-in webcam that awful that will feel guilty during zoom session, because other participants' eyes could bleed: overall quality 20x times ...
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Multiple iMessage and Facetime Activation Charges [closed]

I am from the Philippines and my carrier, Smart Communications billed me some PhP 810.81 (inclusive of 10% OC Tax) worth of text charges in my mobile phone statement of March 17, 2022. I do not ...
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How is my Mac able to make a (FaceTime) voice call to a land line when my iPhone and iPad are switched off?

I have always assumed that when I make a voice call from the FaceTime app on my iMac, the call is being proxied through my iPhone. (In fact, the FaceTime UX says, Call Using iPhone; see attached image....
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Facetime audio call contact via Siri

I want to use facetime audio to call a contact via Siri, so I say "Call Contactname". However the contact is called via regular phone call. Is it possible to change the functionality of &...
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Bizarre camera issues with macOS Monterey

Intro I've got a headscratcher with my camera setup on macOS Monterey. I go back and forth between using an external webcam (a Logitech C615) and the internal FaceTime camera on my MacBook Pro. I've ...
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I can’t hear others on FaceTime calls when I’m talking on my iPhone

I've ran into this strange issue a while back and I cannot recall which iOS update it has been along since. Bascially whenever I'm using FaceTime, regardless of device, iPhone and MacBook Pro, the ...
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Lower latency on facetime HD camera

I'm trying to use the built-in camera on my Macbook pro as part of an application I'm building. I'm wondering two things: What is the latency of the camera? (How many milliseconds after I perform an ...
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AirPods Pro with other mic, possible?

I saw I few people claiming RØde Wireless Go mic is great. And my mom keeps complaining about FaceTime call quality while I'm using AirPods Pro, she says she can hear all kinds of noises besides my ...
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How can I see the duration of my FaceTime calls on macOS 11+?

How can I see the duration of my FaceTime calls on macOS 11+? This is a follow-up to How to see the duration of a FaceTime call? I remember this info being easier to find/see for all Facetime calls. ...
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Every 2 mins I get a notification says my number "will continue to be registered for iMessage and FaceTime. You can change this in Message Settings"

It says the following when I open the notificiation. This number is registered to your Apple ID, but is not associated with this phone. You can keep using the number for iMessage and FaceTime until ...
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FaceTime does not appear in "Apps Using WLAN & Cellular"

I downloaded FaceTime (latest but I don't know the version) on App Store. When I start it and click contact, it pops up "No Network Connection", "Allow FaceTime to access WLAN networks.&...
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Disable phone number auto-detection on macOS?

Is is possible to disable phone number auto-detection on macOS? If yes, then how? Scenario: I added a product number in an Apple Calendar event note. Now, that Calendar note product number, if clicked,...
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