Questions tagged [facetime]

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

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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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IPhone X - FaceTime no notification

Hello yesterday someone said they called me on FaceTime at 12.38 I did not see the incoming call and I cannot see the missed call/call answered in the log. After that they tried to call again and it ...
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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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Upgrade your iMac's 720p FaceTime webcam to 1080p?

At least since last March we all know the 720p FaceTime webcam on 21.5 inch and previous generation 27 inch iMacs are terrible. Starting August 2020 the 27 inch iMacs (and even before that the iMac ...
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Contacts in Favorites: use as default FaceTime audio protocol

When I follow guides for How to Add Contacts to Favorites on iPhone I only get those options: You see FaceTime audio is missing, but my contact used several FaceTime audio connections with me in the ...
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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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Making an outgoing call from my Macbook on my iPhone, I can't hear a ring tone or busy tone

I've configured my iPhone and Macbook so I can make an audio call from my Macbook using my iPhone, as explained in Make and receive calls on your Mac, iPad, or iPod touch. When initiating an outgoing ...
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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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Messages and FaceTime apps don't log in macOS Big Sur

Since the Big Sur Betas, I haven't been able to log in to messages or FaceTime on my MacBook. When I open either app, the login screen appears, I log in, for a while it appears that I've logged in ...
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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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Two iCloud accounts can't Facetime each other

I set up an iCloud account for my son on an iPad in my family and I just set up an AppleID for my mother on a new iPad I bought her. I, and everyone else I know, can Facetime each of them ...
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What happens to the mobile number used by FaceTime/iMessage on an iPhone when swapping the SIM containing a different phone number?

Assume the following: FaceTime/iMessage are activated on an iPhone - using both the phone number associated with the SIM card that's currently inserted in the phone, as well as the email address of ...
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When updating the password for an Apple ID, is it then necessary to sign out of and back into FaceTime and iMessage?

I was recently working with a user that decided to change the password for their Apple ID; this was changed directly within iOS. When the change was complete, they were prompted to change the password ...
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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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Calls fail when I try to make calls in Facetime

I was able to make calls with Facetime before. It is linked to my iPhone, and all the necessary settings are correct. I've given the iPHone a hard reboot, and I've restarted the Macbook Pro several ...
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Ten years old nightmare to make facetime calls to South America

I live in Europe. Here I have a 200/100 MBPS fiber connection that works like heaven. Never drops, almost zero issues, an an uptime rate of almost 100% through the year. They have installed a super ...
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Does FaceTime on iOS 14 allow you to share your screen?

I know it is possible to do so on macOS, through Messages, but is it possible to do something similar with FaceTime on iOS or iPadOS? Or does one need to use another app for this, like Zoom?
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Embed live camera in Keynote presentation

In these times where we give plenty of presentations from home over video conference, by sharing our screens, I am looking for a way to embed a view of my live FaceTime camera in my Keynote ...
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How can I get FaceTime to output sound configuration of audio midi multi output device?

I have MacBook Air and I am trying to set up so that when I am making a FaceTime audio call, both myself and another (hearing impaired) person can listen on their own stream - the hearing impaired ...
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How to "press 1 to talk to finance" when making a call from macOS via iPhone

I just called my ISP from my Mac using FaceTime - The call worked perfectly until I was asked to press 1 to speak to finance and I had no idea where to find the keypad - I only have controls to mute ...
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If my iPad is dead/switched off, will I still get a FaceTime missed call notification if someone tries to ring me?

If my iPad is out of battery/switched off when someone tries to FaceTime call me, will I get a missed call notification when I turn it back on? Because FaceTime uses WiFi, will the missed call be ...
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FaceTime HD camera stops transmitting live video in Catalina -- how to fix?

At some point in Catalina's evolution (10.15.5+ ?) situations started recurring where there’s no video with the Thunderbolt Display attached and the MacBook Pro in closed clamshell mode when ...
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Camera is being used by another application -- which one?

I was using FaceTime this morning, and during the call, the "Camera is being used by another application" screen appeared. I've searched and I found https://discussions.apple.com/thread/...
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iMac 2017 Catalina: camera won't work but seems recognized

Our camera light is steady green when activated by a camera app but only shows a black window for FaceTime, Photo Booth, QuickTime, and every other app tried. This is what I've learned/tried so far: ...
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MBP & iMac - FacetimeHD green light but black screen

My question: My Macbook Pro (2017) and iMac (2012) both seem to have a problem with the FacetimeHD camera: the green light turns on, but I get a black screen in all video apps like Zoom, Facetime and ...
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How can I hide persistent Facetime audio call on macOS?

When I'm on a Facetime audio call, I'm not able to hide or minimize or move that persistent audio call banner. It covers important UI of may apps so I can't click on anything underneath it.
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Keep the camera activated while using other apps during a video conference

When I am in a videoconference with any app (I have tested with zoom, facetime, discord and skype), if I change to another app my friend stops seeing my camera. My issue is that I use the iPad to have ...
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How do I bypass a VPN for Continuity to Work?

When on a VPN (such as Private Internet Access) Continuity and Handoff stop working. Some VPN's such as PIA have a feature to exclude certain IP addresses, networks, or executables from the VPN. To ...
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No audio on FaceTime on iMac (OS 10.13.6)

I am not getting any sound on FaceTime. The picture is fine but audio is neither sent or received. How would I troubleshoot this on macOS 10.13.6?
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Can video input over thunderbolt connection be used for Facetime and Skype?

I have a HD camera. It outputs HDMI to a device (a Blackmagic Intensity Extreme) which then outputs the signal through a thunderbolt cable and into my iMac running Catalina. I can capture video from ...

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