Questions tagged [facetime]

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

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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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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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Can't disable FaceTime auto-answering

A couple months ago I took a trip out of town, so I set FaceTime on my Mac to auto-answer calls from a specific email address of mine. I followed these directions: http://osxdaily.com/2011/01/17/...
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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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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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Why can't i activate facetime on my ipod touch

i have a new ipod touch and i am on a wifi connection but whenever i try to use facetime i get this error: "Can't connect to facetime, please check your network"
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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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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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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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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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Using applescript, how to move a window to my second display?

I have experimented with absolutely every possible scripting option I can find on the web, and no matter what I do I cannot move a FaceTime window to my secondary display. This works... tell ...
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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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iChat call forces in-call status bar in iOS simulator [closed]

Is there a way I can disassociate the iOS Simulator from my iChat calls, currently I am working on my app and I am using iChat for a video call and the in-call status bar comes and I can't toggle it ...
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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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Removed Facetime - how to recover?

So I got this weird situation probably because of my own stupidity. But here goes: I am on Lion (10.7.3) and decided to install FaceTime from the App Store. When trying to install the App Store app ...
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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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Can you FaceTime over 3G with jailbroken iPhone 4?

Can you FaceTime over 3G with jailbroken iPhone 4? If so, can you FaceTime in following situations? A initiates FaceTime over 3G with jailbroken iPhone 4. B is also on 3G with jailbroken iPhone 4. A ...
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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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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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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 Failed: Person Not Available

Consider an iPad 2 using WiFi attepting to make FaceTime calls to users on an iPhone 4. Each contact has their phone number defined under the iPhone tag (as opposed to Mobile). Whenever attempting a ...
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Does Facetime on Mountain Lion allow you to share your screen?

I am trying to figure out a way to share my screen with someone else. I wanted to see if Facetime had that feature or if there is another recommendation for screen sharing on Mountain Lion.
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Will FaceTime reveal my caller ID on an incoming call?

Obviously if I initiate a FaceTime call then the recipient will see the caller ID that I've selected in my FaceTime settings. However, if someone calls me at one of my alternative addresses, is my ...
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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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Issue with FaceTime and iMessage (iPod touch 4)

My sister bought an iPod touch yesterday. Everything seems to work fine except for FaceTime and iMessage. In both applications, after she signs in with her Apple ID, she can see the next screen for ...
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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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Email-based FaceTime on iPhone 4?

The new iPod Touch and the Mac FaceTime app both allow the user to send and receive FaceTime calls with their email address/Apple ID as the identifier. Is it possible to set up an iPhone 4 to send/...
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How does iPhone's facetime work even when the phone function is off?

It's a bit inconvenient that iPhone's FaceTime can only be used on WiFi. And yet you call people by using their numbers. But my mom's iPad only has wifi and she has no number, and I call her iPad ...
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What are the consequences of changing my Apple ID password?

If I change my Apple ID password, will that disconnect or block all devices from accessing my FaceTime through my Apple ID?
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Does FaceTime support 1-to-many connections (conference call) or only 1:1 video calls?

I want to do a video conference call. My understanding is that FaceTime is a 1:1 video chat, but wanted to confirm that.
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Receive FaceTime calls dialed to my iPhone number

Since iOs 6 and Mountain Lion I'm able to receive iMessages sent to my cellular number both on my iPhone and my Mac Book. Is it possible to do the same with FaceTime? I would like to receive FaceTime ...
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How can one debug imagent issues?

I have just upgraded to OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and am attempting to use Facetime and iMessage. Upon entering my Apple ID into the respective applications and attempting to sign in, I receive the ...
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How to pass the endless verifying status on iMessage or FaceTime activation when phone number is wrong?

My iMessage continues to show Verifing status on iPhone 4S (iOS 5.1). The phone number displayed at iMessage verifing screen is wrong (old one) The Settings > Phone displays the correct number iTunes ...
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Using FaceTime and Skype (both open at the same time)

I would like to use both Skype and FaceTime at the same time (not while calling just having them both open). When I start FaceTime it switches on the camera and keeps it on. If I hide the application ...
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Which cellular carriers worldwide allow FaceTime calls over 3G/4G Networks?

Do any carriers allow for FaceTime video and/or voice calls to pass over normal data channels directly from an iOS device? If not, what alternatives exist short of jail breaking or other gray ...
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iPad 2 , iPod FaceTime

I just bought an iPad 2. My daughter has an iPod. We set up her iPod for FaceTime. How can I set up FaceTime on my iPad using a different email address. I don't want both devices to ring. Is this ...
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Does Facetime work over a cellular connection as well as Wifi

Does facetime work over Wifi only, or also over a cellular connection such as 3G?
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Should FaceTime work without a defined Proxy Server on restricted networks?

We are having some problems with FaceTime video calling on our network where some traffic is restricted and firewalled from going out to the internet. In order for the iPads on the wireless network ...
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Why can't I open FaceTime on my 4g iPod?

I don't know how to get my FaceTime to work. It says "turn on FaceTime" when I open the app, then I click on it and it says "FaceTime Activation: An error occurred during activation. Try again." How ...
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Add an iPhone number to other iOS devices to receive iMessages/Facetime calls via the phone number?

I bought an iPad for school and have been enjoying using iMessage and (especially) FaceTime, and I have recently acquired the new iPhone. So I'm wondering if there is a way I could add my iPhone's ...
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Managing devices on iTunes Store

I have bought an iPad 2 a few days ago, have configured it but I am unable to use FaceTime or iMessages. After searching a while, I found this page (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4627). It says how I ...
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FaceTime added to Dock on Start Up

I've encountered an interesting issue, and I am wondering if anyone else has experience with it. Every time I restart my Mac, FaceTime is added back to the Dock. If I remove it from the Dock, it ...
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Bootcamp, Face Time HD camera image - How to “Flip Horizontal”

I am using the built in Face Time HD camera (iMac Mid 2011) via Bootcamp on Windows 7. It basically works great, but I need to switch the output image horizontally. The software I am using does not ...
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Using FaceTime HD Camera without FaceTime

I have a Facetime HD camera in my new iMac but no one else I know has one. How can I test the HD capability of it? Photobooth doesn't take pictures in HD.
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FaceTime: Connect Mac to iPhone

I just bought my first Mac, and I want to use FaceTime with someone who has an iPhone. How can I do this?
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Why are iChat and FaceTime separate programs? [closed]

What might be the idea behind this?