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

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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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Editing Volume limit script on Mac

this is the script I use from this article https://medium.com/trabe/limiting-your-macs-volume-in-2019-f314e20408ab . It works perfectly. constructor(appName, maxVolume) { this.app = Application....
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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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Dial with script from Address Book

I was using an Applescript for dialing from Address Book. The script did choose the right Caller ID (call out number) for a particular contact and established the call using the HTTP API of my Snom ...
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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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Any way to use Handoff with "Block all incoming connections" enabled in Firewall?

My firm recently started requiring "Block all incoming connections" to be enabled in Mac Firewall: But with this turned on, I can no longer place phone calls from Mac via iPhone. I get a ...
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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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How to stop FaceTime camera turning off when changing spaces in macOS Monterey?

How can I stop FaceTime camera from turning off when I switch to another space in macOS Monterey?
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Method to circumvent macOS Facetime sandboxing

I would like to use another software camera that modifies my screen to be able to include non-traditional resources in my video stream during calls. One example may be using ManyCam to route various ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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