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Topic # 236444 2-Jun-2018 10:52
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I would like to set up Facetime with my brother in the UK he has only got an ipad I have his mobile number which an android phone or do I need his icloud email.

 

Do I need to put +44 before his mobile number?


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  Reply # 2027427 2-Jun-2018 11:11
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Use his icloud email, chances are his phone number isnt registered with icloud,if he only has android phone,  but his email would be, and you can then facetime him using that.





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  Reply # 2027436 2-Jun-2018 11:16
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You will need to be on an Apple device yourself and will need his Apple id email address which you put in to FaceTime to call him. You won’t be able to use his mobile number as it is not on an Apple device.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2027437 2-Jun-2018 11:21
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You would be better off using Whatsapp

 

John


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  Reply # 2027503 2-Jun-2018 14:03
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Linux:

 

You would be better off using Whatsapp

 

John

 

 

 

 

Or Signal, which is not spied upon owned by Facebook.





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  Reply # 2027534 2-Jun-2018 17:02
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Google Duo is good for this, seems to work much better than hangouts video chat.

 

Facetime is probably the thing I dislike most about Apple - who else would produce a proprietary communications app that only works between devices made by a specific maunfacturer.  Imagine if phones worked that way...


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