Tag Archive: FaceTime


iOS 13.4.1 & iPadOS 13.4.1 Update with FaceTime Bug Fix Released

Apple has released iOS 13.4.1 and iPadOS 13.4.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users. The new version of iOS and iPadOS includes bug fixes, with the most notable being a resolution to a FaceTime issue where device running the newest iOS and iPadOS versions were unable to communicate with Apple devices running older system … Read More

How to Change FaceTime Caller ID on iPhone & iPad

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 Stop FaceTime Opening Automatically 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

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

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

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 Make a FaceTime Call from iPhone & 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. The requirements to use FaceTime are pretty simple; you must have FaceTime enabled on your device, and the … Read More

MacOS Mojave 10.14.3 Supplemental Update for Mac Available, Fixes Group FaceTime Bug

Apple has released MacOS 10.14.3 Supplemental Update for MacOS Mojave, the update fixes the Group FaceTime security flaw that allowed for unauthorized Group FaceTime eavesdropping with the prior 10.14.3 build and is therefore recommended for all MacOS Mojave users to install. Separately, Apple also released iOS 12.1.4 update to resolve the same Group FaceTime issue … Read More

How to Disable 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

How to Make Group FaceTime Calls from 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 Flip FaceTime Camera in iOS 12 on iPhone or iPad

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