Apple Bug Lets You Eavesdrop On Others – Here’s How to Switch Off FaceTime on iPhone, iPad or Mac

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A major security flaw has been discovered in iOS that lets a caller hear and see a person before they even answered. Basically, this lets anyone sneak into your life.

Check out how to turn it off on Nexter.org while Apple is fixing this .

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FaceTime lets people eavesdrop

Start a FaceTime video call and swipe up (while it’s still ringing) from the bottom of the screen and click “Add Person.” Then, when you add your own phone number to the call, you’ll be able to eavesdrop.

However, the is present only on the devices with the latest update.

Apple spokesperson provided Mashable with the statement: “We’re aware of this issue and we have identified a fix that will be released in a software update later this week.”

If you don’t want to wait for Apple to fix the , you can turn off FaceTime on your own. However, please note that turning it off on one device doesn’t automatically do the same for other devices.

So, how to turn off FaceTime on iPhone, iPad:

  1. Open Settings;
  2. Search for the FaceTime option;
  3. Switch the FaceTime to off;

How to turn off FaceTime on Mac:

  1. Open the FaceTime application on your Mac;
  2. Select “FaceTime”;
  3. Then select “Turn FaceTime Off”;

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Source: Giphy


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