Facetime And Imessage

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Set up your phone number

On your iPhone:

  1. Go to Settings > Messages and make sure iMessage is on. You may need to wait a moment for it to be activated.
  2. Tap Send & Receive. If you see “Use your Apple ID for iMessage”, tap it and sign in with the same Apple ID that you use on your Mac, iPad and iPod touch.
  3. In the 'You can receive iMessages' section, make sure your phone number and Apple ID are selected.
  4. Go to Settings > FaceTime and make sure your phone number and Apple ID are selected in the 'You can be reached by FaceTime on' section.

On your other devices, you can now turn on the phone number that you've just set up:

If you're using this feature and share your Apple ID with someone, you can't prevent them from seeing your conversations. Instead of using the same Apple ID as someone else, set up Family Sharing.

Imessage

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Remove your phone number

If you don't want calls or messages for your iPhone on your Mac, iPad or iPod touch, you can remove your phone number. There are two ways to do this:

  • On your iPhone, go to Settings > Messages > Send & Receive. Select your Apple ID at the bottom of the screen and tap Sign Out. Then go to Settings > FaceTime, select your Apple ID and tap Sign Out.
  • If the phone number you want to remove belongs to an iPhone that you can't access, change your Apple ID password. This will remove all phone numbers from your Mac, iPad and iPod touch. Calls or messages for the removed numbers won't appear on those devices any more.

If you have any questions, contact Apple Support.

Facetime And Imessage On Windows

Turn your phone number on or off for your Mac

After you've set up your phone number, you can turn it on or off for Messages and FaceTime on your Mac.

  1. Open Messages or FaceTime. If asked, sign in with the Apple ID that you're using with Messages and FaceTime on your iPhone.
  2. For Messages, choose Messages > Preferences, then click iMessage. For FaceTime, choose FaceTime > Preferences, then click Settings.
  3. Turn your phone number on or off:
    • To turn on your phone number, select it and your Apple ID in the list. If you can't see your phone number, get help with your settings or contact Apple Support. If you see a number that isn't yours, change your Apple ID password.
    • To turn off your phone number, deselect it in the list.
  4. If you want recipients to see your phone number and not your Apple ID, select your phone number from the “Start new conversations from” or ”Start new calls from” pop-up menu.

Find out how to make messages that you send and receive on your iPhone appear on your Mac, iPad and iPod touch.

Turn your phone number on or off for your iPad or iPod touch

After you've set up your phone number, you can turn it on or off for Messages and FaceTime on your iPad or iPod touch.

  1. For Messages, go to Settings > Messages and make sure iMessage is on. If asked, sign in with the Apple ID you're using with Messages and FaceTime on your iPhone. Then tap Send & Receive.
  2. For FaceTime, go to Settings > FaceTime. If asked, sign in with the Apple ID that you're using with Messages and FaceTime on your iPhone.
  3. Turn your phone number on or off:
    • To turn on your phone number, select it and your Apple ID in the “You can be reached” section. If you can't see your phone number, get help with your settings or contact Apple Support. If you see a number that isn't yours, change your Apple ID password.
    • To turn off your phone number, untick it.

Find out how to make messages that you send and receive on your iPhone also appear on your Mac, iPad and iPod touch.

Facetime And Imessage Activation Error

If you can't see or select your number in Messages or FaceTime

  1. Make sure you're using the latest software for your Mac or iOS device.
  2. Make sure you correctly followed the iPhone steps to set up your phone number. You should be using the same Apple ID on all of your devices.
  3. In the “You can be reached” section of Messages and FaceTime settings, make sure there are ticks next to your phone number and Apple ID:

If your phone number is unticked and you can't select it, or you're experiencing a different issue, follow these steps:

Facetime And Imessage Not Working On Macbook

  1. On your Mac:
    • In Messages, choose Messages > Preferences, then click iMessage. Click Sign Out.
    • In FaceTime, choose FaceTime > Preferences, then click Sign Out.
  2. On your iPhone, iPad and iPod:
    • Go to Settings > Messages > Send & Receive. Tap your Apple ID, then tap Sign Out.
    • Go to Settings > FaceTime. Tap your Apple ID, then tap Sign Out.
  3. On your iPhone:
    • Go back to Settings > Messages and make sure iMessage is turned on.
    • Tap Send & Receive, then choose “Use your Apple ID for iMessage” and sign in with your Apple ID.
  4. Using the same Apple ID, sign back in to Messages and FaceTime on your other devices.

Cannot Activate Facetime And Imessage

If you still need help, change your Apple ID password and repeat the setup steps. If that doesn't work, contact Apple Support.