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

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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

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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Apple iPhone 12 and Apple 13

I’ve made a FaceTime call to my friend for the last few months and when I call him his face doesn’t come on automatically like everyone else does it comes up with a green icon with whatever contact I ...
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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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FaceTime video calls with audio work fine, but WhatsApp video calls do not have audio

I have seen a very strange problem on an iPhone SE: audio not working during video calls via WhatsApp, but Facetime works fine on the same device. Also, audio calls via WhatsApp do not support speaker ...
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Cannot hear others when doing facetime on Mac without using Headphones

I cannot hear others talking on facetime on my early 2016 mac book through the speakers. Facetime on my phone works fine, and it works fine on my laptop if I have headphones plugged in. As soon as I ...
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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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Understanding Mac IdentityServices

I'm trying to understand the information included in the Identity Services folder on my Mac. Is there a way to differentiate between sent and received within idstatuscache.plist and ids-pub-id.db? ...
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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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Screen share on facetime

My screen share button on FaceTime with the IOS 15 is greyed out. I’m wanting ti know how to share my screen.
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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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Screen sharing in FaceTime on iOS 15.1 not working in browser

In iOS 15.1 Apple has enabled the new improvements in FaceTime allowing you to invite users to a conversation using a link. It is also possible to join using a modern web browser on a PC or Android ...
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FaceTime HD (internal) webcam not available - TB MBP 13" (late 2016)

My FaceTime HD camera is refusing to work/show up as available for any of my camera-using apps (Facetime, Zoom, Photo Booth). The message I get in Facetime is "No Camera Available". What I'...
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FaceTime "call failed" macOS Monterey

Anyone else having a "call failed" issue with FaceTime I have a 2020 iMac 27in 3.8 GHz 8-Core Intel Core i7 64 GB 2667 MHz DDR4 AMD Radeon Pro 5700 XT 16 GB I just updated to Monterey this ...
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Can we add a second FaceTime account to iOS

I try to add a second FaceTime account on my iPhone to be reachable on two iMessage and FaceTime accounts on the same device. I have an eSim for my professional use and a normal sim for my personal ...
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Why isn't my iMessage and FaceTime working?

I broke my iPhone 8 and just got my iPhone SE and transferred all my data to the new phone. It has my number in it but when I try to have messages received and sent from the number instead of my ...
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Disable MacBook's Camera

Is it possible to disable the MacBook's camera without disabling an external webcam? I have an external webcam installed through the USB port and would prefer to just completely disable the internal ...
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Access full FaceTime call history?

I am wondering where FaceTime call history is stored on my Macbook? I am running Big Sur 11.4 and Facetime Version 5.0 (3080). When I try to view my call history it only shows the last 100 entries or ...
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If I FaceTime from iPhone can someone watch/listen to it in real time on the iPad that has same Apple ID?

If I make a FaceTime call on my iPhone, can anyone watch/listen to it on the iPad if the iPad has the same Apple ID?
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I want to call someone but this keeps appearing. Im so confused. I only have one apple id that i used to everything

I included a screenshot. I hope someone can help. Im no techie sorry.
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Can I mute the Facetime ring on my Mac?

I'm using Big Sur (11.4) with Facetime calling turned on. Whenever I get a call through Facetime or to my cellular number, the Mac silences whatever I was doing and puts out an obnoxiously loud ring. ...
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How to see the duration of a FaceTime call?

The following Apple resource says the duration should be available by clicking the "I". But I do not see it https://discussions.apple.com/thread/8360458 When you’re doing a FaceTime video ...
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Can't import FaceTime Live Photos to Windows 10

I have an iPhone XS max (iOS 14.6) and I'm trying to import photos taken during a FaceTime call to my PC running windows 10. Using the photos app on windows 10, I can import photos and videos fine, ...
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Missing Encryption and Signing Keys iMessage

My iMessage and FaceTime have not been working properly the last coupe of days on my mac. I can see some of the new messages I've sent from my iPhone, I can send messages, but have not been receiving ...
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Activate FaceTime and Messages on Wi-Fi iPad with email address only?

Is it possible to activate FaceTime and Messages on Wi-Fi iPad using Apple ID's email address only? Someone has Wi-Fi Pad but doesn't have an iPhone. Although there is a phone number associated with ...
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My Group FaceTime calls don’t ring on the receiving end

My Group FaceTime calls don’t ring on the receiving end. However, if I call recipients one at a time, their end rings and they pick up. It doesn’t matter who I call (my parents, sister, or in-laws) or ...
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Grayed Out "Audio" & "Video" call buttons on Facetime

Someone asked this question a year ago and got zero answers: I open Facetime, which I used last week with no problem for a video call, but today the camera opens, I see myself, I see my list of ...
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How to stop Mac apps from automatically recognising phone numbers?

Whenever there's a string of a few numbers on my Mac, it recognises it as a phone number and tries to dial it (through FaceTime) every time I click it. Is there a way to stop this, either with System ...
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Can I make/receive calls on a MacBook if connected to same iPhone's personal hotspot

My MacBook pro is connected to my iPhone's personal hotspot. I am not able to make/receive cellular calls on my MacBook, is that a limitation that I have to be on the same network applies to it should ...
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Facetime audio calls not working using iPhone

I have a Netgear Nighthawk MR60 mesh system with a WiFi router and one satellite. Since I installed it, I cannot make calls using my iPhone xs with either of my Mac computers. The window comes up ...
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Facetime overloading my computer's scheduler

Running Mac OSX High Sierra 10.13.6. Many times when I'm on a facetime call, and when doing other video things, my whole computer gets hangy about 15 minutes in. I'll throw in specs on my machine: ...
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FaceTime on macOS cannot connect to camera, but all other apps can

MBP 13" 2017, macOS 10.15.7, FaceTime 5.0 After about 10 seconds of trying it pops up the message below: Restarting my computer does fix the problem. However, even without restarting my ...
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Webcam not working after MacOS update to version 11.2.1

I have a 16 inch MacBook Pro. The webcam on it was working fine before the update. But since the update, when I open FaceTime, it shows I guess what is the first frame, and that's it - there's no ...
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How to close the FaceTime "picture in picture" app

I started FaceTime during a phone call from my iPhone6S . After completing the call the Facetime app is still there in black saying This FaceTime call is in Picture in Picture It is not possible to ...
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Is a FaceTime Proxy Possible?

I'm wondering if it'd be technically possible to have someone FaceTime a bot and the bot serves as a proxy to FaceTime another number? Similar question with iMessage? By Proxy I also mean calling the ...
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How to stop FaceTime and iMessage alert

I have a data only sim which has poor signal at home. Every time my phone loses signal and gets signal again it displays this message. Möglicherweise fallen vom Netzbetreiber SMS-Gebühren beim ...
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Why does Facetime echo and Zoom does not?

Huge echo with my living room setup when using Facetime on a Mac Mini with external camera (nice Logitech). Zero echo using Zoom. Or really, anything else. Even Skype seems fine. The echo is heard by ...
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How do you find your facetime call history on iphone/ipad?

This question is mostly tailored for the iPad. When I got to the facetime app on the ipad, I see a list of people I've called and the last time I called them, but I can't find anywhere that shows all ...
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FaceTime audio is garbled

Whenever my wife FaceTimes our son in the US (using her iPhone6) the sound is garbled. We can see and hear him OK, but whenever she speaks, the sound is very loud and distorted, and sometimes with a ...
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Face time in a middle east version of iPhone in India

I am planning to buy an iPhone 12 pro for my brother who is in Dubai now. But after a few months, he will go back to India. Middle East version of the iPhone doesn't have face time installed by ...
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Why do iMessage and FaceTime continue to charge money even after activation?

It's been 2 or 3 months that I used to get alert from my carrier that a amount has been deducted and I couldn't find what those charges were for. It's today so happened that the alert of deduction and ...
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Does FaceTime currently work on iOS 8.1.1?

I have an iPhone 6 running iOS 8.1.1 and have been unable to make or receive FaceTime calls since early October. When I call it looks normal but my recipient never receives the call. When I am called, ...
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