Answered on another device means that the FaceTime call you attempted to make was answered on a device other than the one you called from. For example, if you attempted to FaceTime someone on your iPhone, but they answered the call on their iPad, then you will get a message saying the call was answered on another device.
This can occur if the caller has multiple devices that are both logged into the same iCloud account and the same FaceTime account.
Why does my iPhone say a call was answered on another device?
If you see “Answered on another device” displayed on your iPhone when you receive an incoming call, it means one of your other devices—like an iPad, iPod touch, or Mac computer—is currently ringing with the same incoming call.
That’s because many Apple products are connected and can share the same phone number and account; so any incoming calls that come in to your phone number will ring across all your devices. For example, this feature is especially useful if you can’t find your iPhone, but you have another device handy that can take the call.
You can answer the phone call on the other device, and the call will be automatically muted on your iPhone—leaving “Answered on another device” displayed.
Does FaceTime show up on other devices?
Yes, FaceTime does show up on other devices. If you’re using an Apple device, then you can connect with people who are also using Apple devices for voice or video calls via FaceTime. The app will show up on your other Apple devices so that you can easily log in and make calls.
On the other hand, if you’re trying to connect from an Apple device to someone who is not using an Apple device, then you won’t be able to use FaceTime. Instead, you will need to use a compatible app or service like Skype or Zoom.
You can also use Apple’s iMessage feature for voice and video calls as well as messages with other Apple users.
How do you know someone is on another FaceTime call?
If someone is on another FaceTime call, you will usually see a notification on their phone or other device informing them that they have an incoming call. You may also see the person’s picture on their device’s screen or hear a faint ringing sound in the background.
If you are unable to connect with someone, they may be connected to another FaceTime call. If you are able to reach them, but they seem distracted, they may be on another call. If you don’t hear any sound at all, that may also indicate the person is on a call.
What is calls on other devices mean?
Calls on other devices means the ability to start a call from one device, like a smartphone or tablet, and seamlessly transition the call to another device, like a laptop or desktop computer. This feature is typically referred to as “phone-to-device” calling, and requires the use of Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) technology to route the phone call over the internet instead of a traditional landline or cellular network.
With calls on other devices, users can make and receive calls anytime, anywhere on the device of their choosing. VoIP technology can also allow for additional calling features such as call forwarding, call waiting, and three-way calling, as well as access to phone numbers and contacts from the other device.
This feature is especially useful for people that need to remain connected when they are away from home, or at work, or otherwise on the go.
Can someone see you before you answer FaceTime?
Yes, the person who is receiving the FaceTime call will be able to see you before they answer the call. When you make a FaceTime call, your video and audio will both to be transmitted to the recipient so they can see and hear you before they answer.
You won’t be able to see the person on the other end until they accept your call, but they will be able to see you. You can turn off the video part of a FaceTime call if you don’t want the recipient to be able to see you before they answer.
Can a third person join a FaceTime call?
Yes, a third person can join a FaceTime call. Apple now allows up to 32 people to participate in a single Group FaceTime call. To add someone to an existing FaceTime call, first ask the other participants if they are willing to add another person.
Then, on an iPhone or iPad, tap the “Add Person” button in the top-right corner of the FaceTime app. From there, you can add a third person to the call by entering their name, number, or email address.
On a Mac, click the “Add Person” button in the top-right corner of the window. Once you have added the person, they’ll be added to the call and you can all chat with one another.
How can you tell if someone is flirting on FaceTime?
One of the key ways to tell if someone is flirting on FaceTime is by watching their body language. If you notice that they’re making more eye contact during the conversation or that their body language is open and inviting (such as leaning closer to their phone or smiling frequently), then it’s likely that they’re flirting with you.
Pay attention to the conversation as well. If the conversation is taking a flirtatious and playful turn, then this is another good sign. For example, they may bring up a discussion of interests or activities that you and they have in common, they could be asking more personal questions, or they may even be sharing stories and jokes specifically aimed at you.
Finally, if the other person is paying closer attention to their appearance during the call or making occasional ‘selfie’ videos, then this may also be an indication that they’re flirting with you.
Why does FaceTime say join in the corner?
When a FaceTime call is initiated, the “Join” button appears in the corner of the caller’s screen. When clicked on, the caller can join the FaceTime call to connect with the other caller. “Join” will remain in the corner of the caller’s screen until the other caller has accepted/joined the call or until the FaceTime call has ended.
This is meant to give the caller a visual reminder to help them stay alert until the call connects or is declined. This is helpful for calls that might take a few seconds to connect or if the call gets declined.
By keeping the “Join” button visible in the corner of the caller’s screen, this helps keep the caller from missing the call entirely.
Why is my FaceTime linked to another phone?
It is possible that your FaceTime is linked to another phone if you have used the same Apple ID on both devices. Every time you log in to an Apple service on one device, like FaceTime, it can sync with other devices using the same Apple ID.
This means that any contacts, calls, and preferences you have set up on one device can be transferred by logging in with the same Apple ID on another device. Additionally, if you have enabled ‘share my caller ID’ under your FaceTime settings, then anyone calling you from a linked device will see your FaceTime caller ID.
If you think your FaceTime is linked to another phone, you can change or reset your Apple ID password to prevent the two devices from syncing. You can also check your settings by going to Settings > FaceTime and then turning off ‘share my caller ID’.
How do you stop FaceTime from going to multiple devices?
To stop FaceTime from going to multiple devices, you need to turn off the feature that allows it do so. On iPhones and iPads, this is called iPhone Cellular Calls, and it can be turned off in the FaceTime settings.
Go to Settings > FaceTime, then tap the toggle switch next to iPhone Cellular Calls to turn it off. When this feature is turned off, FaceTime calls won’t be sent to any other devices. On Macs, you can disable this feature in System Preferences > FaceTime by unchecking the “Allow calls on other devices” checkbox.
Once this is disabled, FaceTime will no longer be sent to any other devices. You can also set this up on individual contacts so that calls only go to the device you want by disabling other phone numbers or email addresses in the contact information.
How do I unlink my iPhone from FaceTime?
Unlinking your iPhone from FaceTime is a fairly straightforward process.
First, open the Settings app on your iPhone. At the top you’ll see a list of options, including “Phone” and “FaceTime”. Select the “FaceTime” option.
Under the “FaceTime” section, you’ll find two items. The first is “Apple ID”, which displays the Apple ID being used for FaceTime. At the bottom of that section is an “Unlink This iPhone from FaceTime” option.
Click this option, then confirm in the pop-up menu that appears.
You have now successfully unlinked your iPhone from FaceTime. To activate the feature again, follow the same steps and select the “Link This iPhone to FaceTime” option instead.
How do I separate FaceTime accounts?
The best way to separate FaceTime accounts is to create separate Apple IDs for each person. Each person should then sign in to FaceTime using their own Apple ID credentials. This will create different accounts and separate any existing combined FaceTime information and contacts.
Additionally, each individual should set up their own iCloud account with a unique Apple ID and password, and then enable FaceTime in iCloud settings. This will ensure that any FaceTime conversations each person has will be separate and will not transfer to other accounts.
Finally, when making a call, specify your own contact name instead of using the default contact name, this way the recipient will know who is calling.
How do I turn off FaceTime link?
To turn off FaceTime link, open the Settings app and tap “FaceTime” in the left pane. Then tap the toggle next to FaceTime at the top to turn off FaceTime on your device. After turning off FaceTime, the ability to make and receive calls from others with FaceTime will be disabled.
Additionally, you will no longer receive notifications for incoming FaceTime calls. Finally, you may need to disable any external FaceTime-related services like in-app purchases, contacts, or handoff for FaceTime.
Does FaceTime allow multiple connections?
Yes, FaceTime allows multiple connections with the Group FaceTime feature. This feature was added in 2018, and allows up to 32 people to join a FaceTime call at the same time. You can invite people to join the call by sending them an invitation through iMessage, or you can add them directly from contacts.
The feature also supports audio-only calls for a total of up to 200 people. To use Group FaceTime, you need an Apple device running iOS 12. 1 or later, or a Mac running macOS Mojave 10. 14. 1 or later.