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

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Can I separate Facetime audio from system audio?

I have an iPhone 6 and MBP on OSX Yosemite. The new feature in OSX allowing me to take a call through my MBP is fantastic, but it's less practical than it could be because of how long it takes to ...
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Can't log in to FaceTime

I have a problem with FaceTime. On my MacBook, when I try to log in into my FaceTime it says Your Apple ID "my e-mail-address" can not be used for FaceTime. Now, on my iPad & iPhone it does work....
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Mac OS X Messages and Facetime Started Failing

Couple of months ago sending messages and making FaceTime calls started to fail from my Mac. I never found the energy to look into this but after upgrading to Yosemite and still seeing the failures I ...
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iOS 8 iPhone Cellular Calls on iPad/Mac with 2 iPhones sharing same iCloud account

With the iOS 8 Continuity features you can make and receive phone calls on your iPad or Mac using your iPhone, provided they're all on the same WiFi network and using the same iCloud account. However,...
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FaceTime not working on iPhone 6 Plus purchased from Dubai

I bought my iPhone 6 Plus in Dubai. I am using the phone in Sri Lanka and I cannot use the FaceTime. How can I use FaceTime while in Sri Lanka?
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How to disable iOS FaceTime notification sounds?

I don't want any sound-based notifications on my iOS device, but I still want the visual alerts. Most apps (e.g. Messages, Reminders, etc.) have a None choice at the top of their list of ...
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Someone made a FaceTime call with my number

My husband told me that he received a FaceTime call from my number but he missed the call. I never called him and I don't have any outgoing calls in my phone or anything. Is my Apple ID compromised?
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How do I silence FaceTime notifications without silencing others?

With FaceTime on my iPad now notifying me of iPhone cellular calls, it is important to be able to silence FaceTime notifications, without silencing others (such as alarms or reminders); but there ...
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Can Soundflower route audio into Facetime?

I have successfully routed my built-in microphone's audio to a Google Hangout through AU Lab via Soundflower, and want to do the same with Facetime. Using the same settings as with the Google Hangout ...
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Can't import Contacts from abbu, errors in Notifications, FaceTime

I got a new MacBook Pro and used a Time Machine backup to set up the new computer. It didn't import my Contacts for some reason, so I used the old laptop to send everything to iCloud, then reimported ...
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Facetime says connecting forever after buying a third iphone on the same account

I hope this is the right place to ask this, we have a iphone 4s and a iphone 5c. My dad recently bought another iPhone 5s, and now all 3 are on 1 apple ID. I shifted my mom's and sister's phone to ...
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Cannot log into iMessage or FaceTime from mac [duplicate]

I have two macs, and at some point one of them stopped being able to log into Messages ( just the apple account ) and FaceTime. The other mac worked fine, but was not using iCloud keychain ( at the ...
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Devices with different Apple IDs responding to the same FaceTime calls

This is really weird. Whenever my sister-in-law calls my wife via FaceTime, my phone and Mac also ring at the same time. When my wife answers the call, then both of my devices stop ringing. It's ...
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FaceTime audio when blocked?

If you're blocked as a contact on a iPhone can you still contact them by FaceTime audio?
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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?