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Face time not working

3423 Views 6 Replies Latest reply: Jun 11, 2013 7:46 PM by maddfly23 RSS
BG81 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Jun 24, 2010 8:02 PM
The face time is not even an option during my phone calls with someone who has WiFi. Anyone else having this problem?
  • gdgmacguy Level 6 Level 6 (18,405 points)
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    Jun 24, 2010 8:03 PM (in response to BG81)
    Did you enable face time under Settings?
    MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.3), iPhone
  • StevenB4 Level 2 Level 2 (485 points)
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    Jun 24, 2010 8:06 PM (in response to gdgmacguy)
    Also If you enabled FaceTime does it say waiting for activation?
    MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.4), iPhone 4, Windows 7
  • Monkey Butt Calculating status...
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    Jun 30, 2010 10:10 PM (in response to BG81)
    FIXED!!! I spent two days looking for a solution and I finally found it!
    First of all let me say that there seems to be multiple Face Time issues.
    The issue I resolved is the one that causes FT to disappear after restoring from backup. In this case, the on/off toggle for FT will not even show under Settings>Phone. BONUS: if you are also having a problem with your data service, MMS or cannot use visual voicemail this will also repair that!!
    iPhone 4, iOS 4
  • ChristopheLemaire Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Oct 24, 2011 2:28 PM (in response to BG81)

    I found a solution that solve the problem, and worked immediately.

    FaceTime worked for me since I purchased my iPhone 4 more than a year ago.

    It stopped working for me since I upgrade it to ios5.

    The reason is that I had Restrictions On: accounts set to "Don't allow changes"

    When you set this like that, you naturally blocking iCloud and FaceTime accounts.


    To solve the problem go to Settings -> General -> Restrictions, and make sure you "allow changes" to accounts and also enable the FaceTime app to work.

    Return to Settings -> FaceTime, and set it to 0 and back to 1.

    That should do the trick. ☺


    I recommend after to "Don't allow changes" to Accounts and Location, to block thieves disable the "Find my iPhone" functionality.  


    Good luck!


  • hubertfrom香港 Calculating status...
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    Nov 13, 2011 8:04 AM (in response to ChristopheLemaire)

    same case as yours: mine is ipad 2.

    facetime n imessage work under ios4, but not ios5 and 5.0.1


    I find no problem on iPhone 4, iOS 5.0.1.


    your solution doesn't work on my iPad 2... um...

  • maddfly23 Calculating status...
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    Jun 11, 2013 7:46 PM (in response to BG81)

    my face time on my macbook keep saying there is a log in problem but idk dont whats can some one hepl please.


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