Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

View the contact info for a recent caller in FaceTime

In FaceTime, click the Info (i) button to the right of a recent caller’s name to view their contact info.

Keep the FaceTime window visible in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to keep the FaceTime window visible during a video call, even when FaceTime is in the background, choose Video> Always On Top.

Delete a recent call in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to delete a recent call, swipe left over it using two fingers, then click Delete.

Block a caller in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to block a caller, choose FaceTime> Preferences, click Blocked, then click the Add (+) button and select a name.

Clear the lists of calls you made or received in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to clear the lists of calls you made or received, click Video or Audio, then Control-click a blank portion of the call list and click “Remove all Recents”.

Decline a FaceTime call and remind yourself to call back later

In FaceTime, to decline an incoming call and remind yourself to call back later, click the disclosure triangle next to Decline, then choose how long you want to wait to receive a reminder.

Receive calls at specific phone numbers or email addresses in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to receive calls at specific phone numbers or email addresses, choose FaceTime> Preferences, then select or deselect email addresses and phone numbers in the “You can be reached for FaceTime at” list.

Add an email address that others can use to call you in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to add an email address that others can use to call you, choose FaceTime> Preferences> Settings> then click Add Email.

Clear the lists of calls you made or received in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to clear the lists of calls you made or received, click Video or Audio, then Control-click a blank portion of the call list and click “Remove all Recents”.

Quickly see a list of your latest recent calls in FaceTime

In FaceTime, Control-click the FaceTime icon in your Dock to quickly see a list of your latest recent calls.

Change the orientation of the video call window in FaceTime

In FaceTime, press Command-R during a call to change the portrait or landscape orientation of the video call window.

Exit full screen view in FaceTime

In FaceTime, when viewing a video call full screen, press the Escape key to exit full screen view.

Decline an incoming call and send an iMessage in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to decline an incoming call and send an iMessage instead, click the disclosure triangle next to Decline, then choose Reply with Message.

Set where new calls are started from in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to set the email address or phone number others see when you call them, choose FaceTime> Preferences, then click the "Start new calls from" pop-up menu and select an option.

View a video call full screen in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to view a video call full screen, move your pointer over the FaceTime window, then click the Full Screen button.

Make a call direct to a number in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to make a call direct to a number, enter the number in the search field, then click the Video or Audio call button to place the call.

Set a default ringtone for all incoming calls in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to set a default ringtone for all incoming calls, choose FaceTime> Preferences, then click the Ringtone pop-up menu and select a ringtone.

Change the window orientation in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to change the window orientation, place your pointer in the picture-in-picture display, then click the curved arrow.

Add a contact who recently called you in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to add a contact who recently called you, click Recents, then click the caller's More button (>), then click Create New Contact.

Resume a paused call in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to resume a call that you have paused, click the FaceTime icon or window in the Dock.

Remove a contact from your Favorites list in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to remove a contact from your Favorites list, click Favorites, then click Edit and click Delete (-).

Return a call in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to return a call, click Recents, then click a phone number or email address to return that call.

See missed calls in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to see missed calls, open FaceTime, then click Recents, and then click Missed.

Set what email address others see when you call them in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to set what email address others see when you call them, choose FaceTime> Preferences, then select an address for Caller ID.

Pause a call in FaceTime

To pause a call in FaceTime, click the yellow minimize button at the top of the call window when not in full-screen view.

Block all calls and turn FaceTime off

In FaceTime, to block all calls by turning FaceTime off, choose FaceTime> Turn FaceTime Off.

Add a favorite in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to add a favorite, click Favorites, then click Add (+) and select a contact from the list.

Mute your microphone during a call in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to mute your microphone during a call, choose Video> Mute, or click the Mute button at the bottom of the video call window.

Move the picture-in-picture display in FaceTime

During a FaceTime call, to move the picture-in-picture display, drag the small window to any corner of the video call window.

Change the orientation of the video call window in FaceTime

During a FaceTime call on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, do a 2-finger rotate to change the orientation of the video call window.

View a call in full screen in FaceTime

In FaceTime, while making a call from a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, do a 2-finger pinch open to view the window in full-screen mode.

Re-initiate a recent call made in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to quickly re-initiate a call, Control-click the FaceTime icon in your Dock and choose a call from the Recent Calls list.