Questions tagged [facetime]

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

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FaceTime camera has blurred lines during a FaceTime call but not during skype

When I make a video call through FaceTime on my iPad the person I talk to has blurred lines through the video. I've tested it myself by calling from my iPhone and I see these blurred lines as well. ...
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How can I teach Facetime some manners?

My niece and her grandma both have iPads1. I have a (Windows) computer with Skype installed. If I'm talking to the niece on Skype and her grandma calls her on Facetime, the niece's iPad immediately ...
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Why won't Facetime ring when somebody calls me?

My volume is turned up, it's not on mute, alarms and other things that make noise work, it's not set to "do not disturb" or anything like that. If I happen to have the iPad open when a Facetime call ...
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input numbers to navigate 'audio menus' when using phone tethered to your mac via facetime

When using facetime tethered to your iphone in Yosemite (not sure if its different in El Capitan, i havnt upgraded yet) is there a way to be able to key in a number in order to navigate phone options ...
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How can I force my phone to send iMessage instead of SMS? (I'm in a mobile promo) [Iphone 5 iOS 9.0.2]

I am new to apple and I want to use iMessage. When I am connected to the internet, I thought SMS would automatically send as iMessage. The one I'm texting also uses iPhone 5 and we're both connected ...
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Can i download facetime for android?

A lot of my friends have iOS devices who use FaceTime and I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. Is it possible for me to download/use FaceTime on my Android Phone?
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How do I prevent FaceTime call notifications from exiting fullscreen apps on OS X?

When I get a call through FaceTime, it switches away from a full screen app/video I'm using. I don't want to turn it off, because getting calls on the computer is useful, but I don't want it to ...
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facetime issues on the phne purchase from uae

i have purchased this Iphone from uae and now I am in India inserted an Indian sim card changed my regions to India still cant find Facetime on my phone
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Is it possible to use iPhone 6 with FaceTime without a cellular SIM card?

I have an iPhone 6 with FaceTime purchased from Saudi Arabia. I don't have a cellular SIM in my phone, only a data SIM card. My question now is if I go out of the Kingdom to any other country, will ...
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Can I block only the Facetime calls from a specific person, not calls or texts?

I want to block Facetime calls from a specific person, but not phone calls or texts. How can I do that?
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Why my imessage and facetime button turn off by itself?

I already on the imessage and facetime in setting. But, why suddenly it turn off by itself? So, what should I do? Is there something wrong with my iphone?
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Constant prompts for FaceTime Password, iCloud Password and iMessage Password

I don't use any of these services. Currently there is a dialog box permanently on the screen prompting for a password. If I press cancel, it's replaced instantly by another dialog box, prompting for a ...
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FaceTime application not available

I bought my iPhone 6 Plus in Georgia. I am using the phone in Georgia. FaceTime is not available on my iPhone. Please tell me how to get it to work.
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How can I detect an incoming call on Yosemite

I'd like to detect an incoming Facetime call and run certain scripts as a result. I'd like to achieve something similar to when iTunes pauses when there is an incoming call, but I would run my own ...
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Facetime & Text & Email Hack

Is it possible to hack facetime and text messages from a iphone you do not own. We have the same apple id log in for both facetime and itunes. There are records of facetime calls, text messages and ...
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Does iOS send contacts to Apple servers?

When you go to a contact, you can see if that contact has FaceTime. How does the system determine this capability? The usual way that other systems like WhatsApp do it is by uploading/synchronizing ...
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Two phone numbers on FaceTime

We have 2 iPads, 2 iPhones and 1 Apple ID. How can I add the 2nd iPhone number? Would like to have my iPad FaceTime & messages associated with my iPhone; my husband's iPad FaceTime & messages ...
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Multiple Apple Facetime login userid

Can I create multiple Facetime sessions in a single MAC OS using different Apple ID?
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How to mute a FaceTime iPhone call on OS X through a shortcut?

When using FaceTime on OS X 10.10 to initiate a call using the iPhone, is there a shortcut that allows me to mute the call from the keyboard? Is there a keyboard shortcut (or a way to setup a ...
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Yosemite can't call numbers that contain two hash characters

My iPhone (running iOS 8) and my MacBook (running OS 10.10.3) are in the same WiFi network, and I can answer incoming calls from my MacBook. Initiating calls from the Contacts application on the ...
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Make a FaceTime call using AppleScript

Is it possible to initiate a FaceTime call with "+1 (###) ###-####" when I execute an AppleScript? Does FaceTime support AppleScript and how can I automate the start of a call?
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FaceTime calls lower system volume

When you enter a FaceTime call in OS X, as of Mavericks, it lowers the volume of everything else besides the call. There's no way to disable this "feature." People here suggested disabling audio ...
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Is my apple ID compromised after receiving notification of Facetime from unknown computer?

Hello I received this notification, I would like to know what to do next if I do not know the MacBook Pro the notification is referring to? I have checked my icloud and do not see this device in the ...
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So once I FaceTimed one of my friends, but this random dude answered [duplicate]

So once I tried to face time my friend, but when it connected it was a random dude that I have never met. This has happend to me three times now. Each time it is a different guy. Help, I don't know if ...
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Setting up a new iPad with new Apple ID with an @icloud.com email address all works fine except FaceTime and iMessage

I can sign in to iCloud, iTunes and download from iTunes so I know the Apple ID works. I can Go in with my Apple ID and FaceTime, works fine. So I know then iPad, FaceTime, andiMessage work. But ...
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Accused of using company phone whereas a personal iPad was used

My boss is going to sack me tomorrow, because he says I used my company phone whilst driving the company van. I definitely didn't use my phone. Sometimes I might audio FaceTime my girlfriend on my ...
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What's the path for Jitsi config files?

As near as I can tell, Jitsi is able to dial out and make a phone call using babytel: 17:35:39.320 INFO: [881] impl.protocol.sip.OperationSetBasicTelephonySipImpl.createOutgoingCall().184 Creating ...
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SIP client alternative to Facetime?

Wikipedia says: "Like the video version, FaceTime Audio is currently only available between Apple devices." So...I was going to ask how to make/receive SIP calls from Facetime...but that's not an ...
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What is the framerate of the macbook pro mid 2012 non retina facetime hd camera?

I have a macbook pro mid 2012 non retina facetime hd camera. It is advertised as having a facetime hd camera however the frame rate seems to be very low (14.5 fps). Is this normal?
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Can I block my ID when making a FaceTime Call?

Is there a way to initiate a FaceTime call but block my identity from the person I'm making the call to? Reason: my daughter has lost her privilege to use FaceTime, but I looked at her Apple account a ...
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Yosemite Messages blank window

Messages on Yosemite used to work fine until this morning, repeatedly asking me for my Apple ID password. Months ago I had setup 2 factor authentication for my Apple ID, but it never complained. So I ...
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Does FaceTime work if I purchase my iPhone in Saudi Arabia then move countries? [duplicate]

I purchased an iPhone 6 with FaceTime from Saudi Arabia. Can I use FaceTime while I am India because someone told me that if you purchase an iPhone in Saudi Arabia the FaceTime does not work anywhere.
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What should I look for to replace the iSight camera on a 2010 13" Macbook Pro with a modern retina style FaceTime HD camera?

Given that I have a 13" 2010 Macbook Pro with the old low-res iSight camera, is it possible to upgrade that camera to a modern FaceTime HD camera like the kind in the modern retina Macbook Pro. I'm ...
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Facetime audio takes up SSD space

I was just using FaceTime audio and my phone told me I was running out of space. I was curious as to how this was possible as I knew I have about 2GB free yesterday. I kept going back in and ...
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How do I stop my Mac from ringing when I get a phone call on my iPhone?

Yosemite has a new feature where my Mac rings when I get a phone call. Annoyingly, it continues to ring for 30 seconds or so, even after I've answered the iPhone. How can I turn this sound off? I'd ...
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FaceTime on my MacBook

I just noticed that my camera light was on on my MacBook. I looked down at my dashboard and it said 9 users were on my FaceTime. I freaked and shut it down. Now is there anyway I can find out who was ...
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FaceTime calls wrong person

Often (not always) I try to call my mother using FaceTime it calls totally the wrong person. The wrong person it calls, is always the same wrong person. How is this even possible?
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Parental Controls with FaceTime app does not work properly on iPad Air

We have a problem about the FaceTime app and Parental Controls on our iPad Air. Even after we disabled the FaceTime app by Parental Controls, our iPad Air(Wi-Fi model) tries to connect to the ...
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FaceTime on an Iphone 6 bought in UAE [duplicate]

How can I make FaceTime appear in the iOS with an iPhone bought in UAE and used in another country?
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iCloud Services (iMessages/FaceTime/Continuity) Very Broken on my Mac

I'm having the most frustrating problem with iCloud on one of my Macs. Firstly, the Mac (a late 2012 iMac) was working flawlessly with all iCloud services up until a few days ago. Now, I am able to ...
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Microphone not working after water spilled on iPad

I accidentally spilled water on my iPad. I cleaned it up right away and it's perfectly fine. I can hear stuff and it turns on but when I call people, they can't hear me.
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Annoying shrill outgoing Facetime ring tone

Is there anyway to stop the FaceTime ringtone heard on an outgoing call? I have tried the iPhone mute button and FaceTime mute icon with no success.
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iMessage and facetime not displaying my number

I have an iPhone 5 running iOS 7.1.2, I recently turned off the iMessage and FaceTime and then ejected my SIM card and inserted SIM card of another network. After few hours I again switched my SIM ...
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Continuity not routing audio properly for calls

I just set up my new Mac/iPhone combo, and am having trouble getting phone calls via continuity to work properly. I can both initiate and answer phone calls from the Mac, and the status popup shows ...
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Is FaceTime available on iPad?

I'm trying to decide if I want to buy an ipad. My question is, Will I be able to connect with family members who have iPhones on FaceTime if I have an iPad ?
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FaceTime window jumps to unwanted position at start of call

Running FaceTime 3.0 on MacOSX 10.10.1, there's an annoying behavior that I can't seem to change: When I first get an incoming call, the FaceTime window jumps to the far right of my rightmost display ...
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False Facetime notifications

I keep getting Facetime Audio notifications from a cousin of mine at random times even though my phone doesn't ring. The notifications always come in pairs with the same timestamp. I thought my cousin ...
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Can I transfer a call from the iPhone to Facetime on the mac?

Using Yosemite, can I transfer a call from the iPhone to Facetime on the mac? I know it is possible to go from FaceTime on the mac to the iPhone. I want to go the other direction.
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Is someone remotely accessing my iPhone?

Can someone watch you on face time auto without you knowing it? On my iPhone there are calls I never made and the light turned on by itself saying facetime with a number by it. Is someone watching ...
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FaceTime on my iPad

I have a number (3) in red on my FaceTime icon on my iPad but I can't see what it's for. I've been onto my call history and no missed calls and I've now deleted all the calls made and received but ...