Questions tagged [facetime]

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

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Facetime Imposter

Phone rang, Facetime identified my daughter as the caller. I answered, but it was not my daughter. I saw the caller. Once the caller saw me, she freaked out and hung up. In my "recents" the call was ...
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set own video frame in the main screen on facetime

is it possible, when using facetime, to increase the size of my own video frame? as in skype where I can set my own video frame in the main screen and my friend video as the little frame in the corner....
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FaceTime/FaceTime Audio calls to ipad and iphone simultaniously from overseas (15 calls)

Yesterday I received a call from a strange number: +7 (987) 753-20-26 via FaceTime and FaceTime Audio to my ipad and iphone simultaneously. I did not answer because I didn't recognize the number, ...
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Using Nickname or Contact Photos in Facetime

I recently inherited a broken iPad which I fixed (hooray) and I have decided to use it by putting all my kids games and apps on it, so there is less risk of my daughter accidentally messing with my ...
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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" icon/...
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Can iPhone 3GS make video calls?

"The iPhone 4 was also the first iPhone to include a front-facing camera" (wiki) So iPhone 3GS & its Predecessors have no front-camera, then how they (iPhone 3GS & its Predecessors) make ...
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Prevent facetime from asking for password in Mavericks

Some time ago I've updated to OSX Mavericks. Since then each time after the system starts I get a prompt to enter Facetime password. How to disable this?
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FaceTime contact

Does anyone know why a FaceTime contact would show an incorrect facebook name? When I FaceTime my friend a totally different name comes up under the Facebook contact.
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What's the difference of FaceTime App that came installed in my Retina Macbook Pro and the one that is in Mac App Store for $0.99?

I checked that both apps (pre-installed and paid) have different version numbers.
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Why can't I FaceTime to a Gmail account from my iPhone?

I am trying to FaceTime my daughter through her Gmail account from my iPhone and I cannot get it to work. I don't understand why I cannot connect to her mail.
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Unable to call FaceTime only to a particular caller ID

I am using iPhone 4 with iOS 6, and my boyfriend is using iPhone 5 with iOS 6 (recently upgraded to iOS 7). Whenever I called him from my iPhone, it would say "Connecting..." when he picked up, and ...
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Facetime Applescript Edit

Does anyone know a quick way that I could modify the following script (from CornDoggyRob) to automatically maximize the incoming call window and to adjust the orientation? I would love to try this ...
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Why does my music not play through FaceTime?

When I'm on FaceTime with my friend and we both want to listen to music, how come if I turn on my music on iTunes, the person I'm facetiming with can't hear it?
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How can I prevent FaceTime from launching when I plug in an external video camera?

We have iMacs that we use as industrial control computers, and we connect FireWire cameras into them via Thunderbolt adapters. On previous OS X versions, we would have to go into the preferences for ...
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How to choose which FaceTime number to call

I have a friend with two iPhones, two different numbers. When I call her with FaceTime audio, only phone A rings. How can I call phone B? The phones have two separate Apple ID addresses, but they ...
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rMBP Late 2013 Facetime HD Camera Not Working

I have my rMBP since the end of December. When I got it, i needed to update the OS X to 10.9.1. I don't recall if i tried the FaceTime HD Camera later or before the system update, but i'm sure it was ...
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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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in iOS 7, how can I easily specify an email address to be used for FaceTime?

Something seems to have changed for the worse in iOS 7. Under iOS 6, it used to be possible to select various "identifiers" (email, telephone number) to be used for FaceTime for the same person, and ...
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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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FaceTime Calls from Contacts Only?

Is there a way to only allow facetime calls from people in your address book?
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Built-in Webcam working only in 1 app and not in others (15'' MBP, non-retina, mid 2012)

I have a MBP 15'' (late 2012; bought in June 2013) and I've noticed that the built-in Webcam doesn't work - except with Cisco WebMeeting!! I had recently opened the laptop to change the HD, so I ...
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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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Cannot send iMessage from MacBook Pro [duplicate]

I have been using my MacBook Pro for nearly 2 years. I have no problem using iMessages both on my iPhone and Mac. However, today, I can't seem to be able to send any messages out from my Mac. There is ...
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People keep recieving facetime calls from my phone but I have not called them, Also when when they answer it is a different person. what has happened?

I have received texts from people saying they have missed facetime calls from me when I have not called them. Also, today y girlfriend received a facetime call from me and when the call connected ...
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FaceTime hijacked

A friend of mine just called me to say she got a FaceTime call with my name showing. When she answered it was someone completely different. She called me asking who the person was calling from my ...
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What happens to a blocked caller?

So I can block callers from iOS 7 now (Settings > Messages > Blocked) and I'm told it blocks voice, iMessages, and FaceTime. What happens when they try to contact me? Are they told the number is ...
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How to record a FaceTime call on OS X?

How can I record a FaceTime call and save the video on my Mac? I am using a MacBook Air 11" with OS X 10.8.
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Camera will not work in Skype in 10.8.5

I have a MacBook Air 13", bought about a month ago, running OS X 10.8.5. The camera is recorded in System Information as: FaceTime HD Camera: Model ID: Apple Camera VendorID_0x106B ...
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I keep getting a weird email address trying to facetime me on my iphone5? is this spam?

I've received two calls today, both which I ignored, to facetime with an email address that i don't know. is this spam or an attempt to hack? has this ever happened to anyone else? also, the first ...
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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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How do I change my MacBook FaceTime cell phone number?

I have a new cell phone number, and, as my FaceTime on my MacBook still has the old number, and so does my iMessage, I'd like to change it. How can I do it? Apparently, the only option given, under ...
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Received a FaceTime call from unknown person

I have received a FaceTime call from unknown source. I'm not sure who this person is, nor do I know the caller's email. What can I do? I don't want unknown people contacting me. It was from an iCloud ...
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Facetime with more than one apple device

Is it possible for four people to make a Facetime call with the following setup? one using an iPhone 4, one using an iPad 2 (both of which have the same email address) another two people who have ...
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iMessage and FaceTime from complete stranger

I have had the same problem as the previous complainant. I received an iMessage from a @yahoo.com address saying "hi". I then asked who this was and the reason for the message and also how he obtained ...
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Is it possible to hack facetime call? [closed]

Me and my girlfriend are using facetime regularly for talking. I'm worried if anyone can hack our Facetime calls and record our videos? Is it possible? How safe is Facetime?
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How can I get started with FaceTime on a Macbook Pro?

I just bought a Retina Macbook pro about a week ago and I have been trying to use facetime. When I go to select a contact, it dials them but stays in the connection position. It just doesn't seem to ...
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iMessage, FaceTime, Back to my Mac not working (Mountain Lion clean install)

After doing a clean install of Mountain Lion on my MacBook Pro (13" unibody, MacBookPro5,5) and upgrading to 10.8.3 I'm having trouble with iMessage, Facetime and Back to My Mac. I am running Little ...
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adding a icon to home screen for a contact to facetime

I want to add a icon to iPad/iPhone homescreen such that on clicking on it results in a contact's facetime call initiation. the closest I could come up with is a facetime url as a bookmark which on ...
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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 ...
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Could not login into Facetime and Message 10.8.2

I did a clean install of Mountain Lion 10.8.2 on my MacBook Pro. Now I am facing some problem while loggin into Facetime and Message (could not sign in please check your network connection and try ...
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What's the aperture/sensor size for the mid-2011 27" iMac FaceTime HD camera?

I'm working on a project where I need to convert from pixels to mm and need to find the aperture or sensor size on the FaceTime HD Camera. Specifically, I have the mid-2011 27" iMac. I can't seem to ...
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No Facetime On My iPhone 4

My problem is that I can't enable Facetime on my iPhone 4. I've searched this problem on many forums and they all say Facetime needs to be turned on in the Phone app's settings, or enabled in some ...
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Why doesn't my iPod touch (5th Gen) have FaceTime?

I bought my iPod touch (5th Gen) and there is no FaceTime icon on the home screen. I tried checking it in Settings but it's not there. How do I find FaceTime?
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Apple ID /Facetime account hacked? [duplicate]

About a week ago, we received a Facetime call from our own email address and it was a complete stranger. Then a friend of ours got a Facetime call with from our email address and they missed the call,...
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Updating to iOS 6.1 disables cellular FaceTime?

FaceTime over AT&T's 4G (you know, 3G) on my iPhone 4s (with a 2GB data plan) was enabled as of a few days ago. Haven't checked the settings since then, but I just updated to iOS 6.1 from 6.0.1, ...
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How do I delete a phone number from iMessage or facetime on ipod 4th gen?

My son has an iPod touch 4th gen. My mother in-law has a new iPhone. He logged into his iTunes account with his grandmother's phone so he could download a song for her. After that, she began receiving ...
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Determining which contacts use Facetime

In either the iOS app or the Mac app for Facetime, you are given the option of selecting any contact listed in the corresponding device's Contacts app, regardless of whether they are capable of using ...
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facetime with same apple id and on different devices

I will be setting up one apple id to use for all the apps for all my three kids on their three ipads, will they be able to facetime each other using the same apple ids? Or do I have to create ...
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My FaceTime cannot be activated

I got an iPad 2 running iOS 6.0.1. and I really have no idea why my FaceTime cannot be activated. I always got an error while log in (username or password is incorrect) But actually the Apple ID and ...