The “error”, listed first on the Apple 9to5Mac.com product website, has also been featured in several media outlets.
The video posted on Twitter @BmManski’s account demonstrates the ease with which this error allows you to listen to the sound coming from the iPhone connected via FaceTime. On Monday evening, this video was viewed over a million times, and in California it was viewed about 10,000 times.
Twitter users explained on the social network how to disable FaceTimeBefore correction.
Apple’s support page states that the FaceTime group is “temporarily unavailable” from 7:16 pm (03:16 GMT) due to an unfinished problem that is not listed.
In a statement by Apple, quoted in the US media, it is claimed that the iPhone maker is aware of this problem and "identified a fix that will be included in the software update within a week."
According to a video posted on Twitter, when a person dials a phone number in FaceTime, he can choose on screen to add a partner. This group call begins, even if the caller has not answered.
“For now, turn off FaceTime until Apple fixes it,” suggested Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, in a post posted on the social network.
No responsible Apple responded on Monday night.
According to the product, different users explained the different mechanisms for disabling service and avoiding failures.
In the case of an iPhone or iPad:
- Enter Device Configuration
- Select the FaceTime icon
- Deactivate the service
If this is FaceTime on a Mac:
- Open application
- Select the FaceTime option in the menu bar.
- Check “Deactivate FaceTime” option