Earlier today, a nasty FaceTime bug was uncovered that affects users of iPhone, iPad, and Mac. If you want to protect yourself as best you can, here’s how to turn off FaceTime entirely.
Of note, disabling FaceTime on one device does not seem to disable it on all of your devices. So, if you have an iPhone, iPad, and Mac, you’ll have to follow these steps on each device. If you do so on your iPhone, it does disable FaceTime on your Apple Watch completely.
How to turn off FaceTime on iPhone or iPad
To disable the feature on your iPhone and iPad, do the following:
- Open the Settings application
- Scroll down and look for the FaceTime icon
- Switch the toggle to gray
How to disable FaceTime on your Mac
To disable Face on your Mac, following the below steps:
- Open the FaceTime app on your Mac
- Click “FaceTime” in the Menu bar
- Click “Turn off FaceTime”
We first reported on this bug earlier today. Essentially, if someone uses FaceTime to call you and you don’t answer, they can hear what you are saying anyway by following the correct steps. Further, they can even receive video if you press the power button your device.
Read more in the full article: 9to5mac
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