Apple disabled group FaceTime after major security flaw


Apple iOS is highly optimized for iPhone and iPad, allowing for a smooth performance. In reality, Apple has been improving its mobile operating system for years in an attempt to enhance the user experience. Last year, we saw the unveiling of iOS 12 with a slew of new things and changes.

One of the biggest changes coming to iOS 12 lies in Group FaceTime calling. In reality, this is something that has been demanded for years in the community. With group FaceTime, you can join a calling session that includes up to 32 people at once. When you speak, your window will get larger. However, the feature was not ready until the release of iOS 12.1.2 software update. Apple’s move was met with a wide welcome out there. Sources say that Apple needed more time to work on the feature. Basically, group FaceTime works perfectly on compatible iPhones and iPads. But, there are times when it fails to work.


A lot of iPhone owners are reporting that there is a FaceTime bug that allows you to hear the audio of the recipient. Apple has acknowledged the issue and promises a fix in a future update. However, the Cupertino firm just disabled group FaceTime feature and work on a fix. However, it remains unclear when we are seeing that fix. To disable FaceTime on a Mac, open the FaceTime app, then select Preferences and uncheck the box next to Enable this account. Apple also recommends users turn off FaceTime on their iPhone and iPad.

Tech experts say that the new update will be live later this week and include a fix for FaceTime bug. iOS 12 has been through a number of major updates since release. In December 2018, Apple announced iOS 12.1.3 beta to developers, allowing them to get a taster of its new features and changes ahead of the public release. Apple is expected to release iOS 13 at this year’s WWDC event in June. We have heard a lot of speculation that iOS 13 will come with new exciting features like better Siri, pro apps for iOS, shortcut additions, and many more.

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