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FaceTime Hanging Up & Disconnecting Randomly on iPhone or iPad? Here’s the Fix

Aug 26, 2020 - 2 Comments
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Some iPhone and iPad users may occasionally run into a frustrating issue where FaceTime calls keep hanging up, dropping connections, disconnecting, or otherwise failing, usually after being on a successful FaceTime call for a few seconds. If you’re experiencing issues with FaceTime dropping calls, random disconnections, and hang ups, then read on to help troubleshoot … Read More

How to Make FaceTime Calls from Apple Watch

Aug 13, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Apple Watches with FaceTime logo

Making FaceTime calls on your Apple Watch might not seem like something you would do, especially considering there’s no camera built into it (yet anyway). But FaceTime does more than video calls – it can make crystal clear audio calls over the internet, too. And your Apple Watch has a high quality speaker and a … Read More

FaceTime Not Working on iPhone or iPad? Here’s How to Fix & Troubleshoot

Jul 20, 2020 - Leave a Comment
FaceTime Troubleshooting on iPhone & iPad

Apple’s FaceTime feature offers a free and convenient way to make video calls with other iPhone, iPad, and Mac users. Although it works seamlessly for the most part, you could occasionally run into FaceTime problems and connectivity-related issues. In some cases, you may find a situation where you’re unable to start or join FaceTime video … Read More

How to Change FaceTime Caller ID on iPhone & iPad

Feb 3, 2020 - 1 Comment
Incoming FaceTime call screen

Whenever you make a FaceTime call on an iPhone or iPad the person you are calling will see your caller ID. That ID could be your phone number, or an email address associated with your device, but if it’s one that they don’t already have saved as a contact they won’t know it’s you. It’s … Read More

How to Answer Phone Calls on AirPods

Jan 14, 2020 - 2 Comments
Answering and ending phone calls on AirPods

Handling phone calls with AirPods and AirPods Pro is a wonderfully convenient feature to use. If you’re wearing AirPods and receive a phone call, you might wish to answer a phone call while wearing the AirPods earbuds. And of course you can also hang up phone calls with AirPods too, so you’re not going to … Read More

How to Stop FaceTime Opening Automatically on Mac

Sep 7, 2019 - 2 Comments
FaceTime on Mac

Some Mac users may be aiming to turn off FaceTime because they have noticed the app launches itself automatically. Some have even noticed that FaceTime opens itself automatically on boot when the computer restarts or on system startup. Sometimes this happens because of saved states and the user left FaceTime open before rebooting the Mac, … Read More

How to Make FaceTime Video Calls on Mac

Aug 11, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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If you have a Mac you can easily make FaceTime Video calls to any other user with an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or iPod touch. FaceTime video chat offers a fun way to have conversations with people, and it can also be useful for business and other purposes too. This article will show you how to … Read More

How to Make a FaceTime Call from iPhone & iPad

Aug 10, 2019 - 2 Comments
How to make FaceTime calls from iPhone or iPad

Making a FaceTime video chat call can be a fun way to have a conversation with someone remotely, and the iPhone and iPad make it very easy to place FaceTime video calls as this article will demonstrate.

How to Disable FaceTime on Mac

Aug 3, 2019 - 6 Comments
FaceTime on Mac

Some Mac users may wish to turn off FaceTime on their computer, thereby preventing FaceTime calls from ringing on the Mac, and also turning off the ability to make outbound calls too. By disabling FaceTime on the Mac, the Mac will not be able to accept, receive, or make any FaceTime calls, whether they are … Read More

Serious FaceTime Bug Allows Eavesdropping of Microphone on iPhone & Mac, Here’s How to Protect Yourself

Jan 28, 2019 - 10 Comments
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A serious privacy bug has been discovered in FaceTime for iOS and MacOS that allows remote eavesdropping on another persons iPhone or Mac, even if they don’t pick up and answer the FaceTime call. Essentially this means that anyone can remotely listen to the microphone of a targeted iPhone or Mac by a remarkably simple … Read More

How to Take Live Photos in FaceTime on iPhone or iPad

Jan 15, 2019 - 2 Comments
FaceTime icon

You can capture Live Photos of FaceTime video calls at any time during a FaceTime video chat on iPhone or iPad. This offers a fun way to capture moments of a video chat, and just like any other Live Photo, the resulting image will be a short video clip with audio that is saved and … Read More

How to Make Group FaceTime Calls from Mac

Dec 3, 2018 - 3 Comments
How to use Group FaceTime on Mac

Group FaceTime video chat allows for up to 32 participants to be engaged in the same active video conference, as long as those people are on a Mac, iPhone, or iPad, running the latest versions of macOS or iOS system software. We’ve discussed making Group FaceTime video calls from the iPhone and iPad before, and … Read More

How to Use Group FaceTime on iPhone & iPad

Nov 1, 2018 - 4 Comments
How to use Group FaceTime video chat on iPhone and iPad

The iPhone and iPad now have the ability to make Group FaceTime video calls, where you can have up to 32 people participating in a group video chat. Let’s walk through how to start a Group FaceTime video chat on the iPhone and iPad, and also demonstrate how to add people to an existing FaceTime … Read More

How to Flip FaceTime Camera in iOS 12 on iPhone or iPad

Oct 6, 2018 - 20 Comments
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How do you flip the FaceTime Camera in iOS 12? Where did the Flip camera button go in FaceTime for iOS 12? You’re probably not the only person wondering the answer to these questions. FaceTime video chat is very popular amongst iPhone and iPad users, and a common component of many FaceTime video conversations involves … Read More

How to Disable Webcam / FaceTime Camera on Mac Completely

Mar 1, 2017 - 37 Comments
How to disable Mac camera completely

Some of the more privacy conscious Mac users out there might put tape over their webcam or use apps like Oversight to detect camera activity. While either of those approaches can be satisfactory for many users (or considered totally paranoid and overboard to others), many advanced Mac users in the security community go a step … Read More

See How Much Data a FaceTime Call Uses on iPhone

Mar 7, 2016 - 5 Comments
Check FaceTime call data usage per call in iOS

FaceTime is the lovely video chat service that is available for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac OS X, and while it’s a lot of fun to use and helps keep people in touch, something to keep in mind is that FaceTime can use quite a bit of data as it’s essentially streaming and uploading … Read More

Is iMessage Down? Is iCloud Down? How to Check Apple Services Status

Feb 19, 2016 - 7 Comments
Check Apple services online or offline

Many Apple device owners depend heavily on iCloud, iMessage, FaceTime, Apple ID, Siri, the App Stores, and the other myriad of Apple online services for their Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Apple TV to work as intended, whether it’s backing up to iCloud or sending messages to friends and families, using iTunes, or logging into … Read More

How to Add Another Email Address to FaceTime

Nov 12, 2015 - 3 Comments
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If you juggle multiple email addresses for various purposes on iPhone, iPad, or Mac, you may find it useful to add additional email addresses for FaceTime. This allows you to both call out from another email address, and perhaps more importantly, you can also receive inbound FaceTime calls for the newly added email address too.

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