FaceTime Link Not Working on Android or Web: here’s fix

Last Updated on Oct 6, 2021

Several users reported the same issue that they can’t create a FaceTime link and invited FaceTime link can’t open in Browser for Android and Windows PC. Follow the below solutions on how to fix FaceTime Link Not Working on android or Web. or FaceTime video won’t start while access through FaceTime link. Some users showing a message on the screen “Waiting to be let in…“, and facetime can’t see other
person.

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Troubleshooting for FaceTime Link Not Working on Android or Web

1. Error “Waiting to be let in…” Stuck on Spinning wheel

is it an error while open the FaceTime link on your Mobile or Windows Web Browser? and What are the fixes for quick start and jump in FaceTime call While using the FaceTime link.

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waiting-to-be-let-in-on-facetime-android-and-web-for-windows

So, First Answer is, this is not an error. After joining the FaceTime call, If you are getting “Waiting to be let in…” that means, FaceTime link creator doesn’t approve you in Join FaceTime. or FaceTime Call is not Started from Creator. Follow the below steps to start the Video call and Stop showing a message “Waiting to be let in…”

  1. Go to the FaceTime App on iPhone, Tap on FaceTime call screen See the FaceTime Options. and see the option “Person Waiting” > Tap on it and allow [Green Button] to join FaceTime call via link.allow-to-join-people-while-using-facetime-link-on-iphone
  2. That’s it.

2. Browser Compatibility

According to apple’s security & privacy concerns, Users with non-Apple devices can join using the latest version of Chrome or Edge.

So, FaceTime link page show option for copy link, and Open in Latest Supported Browser.

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facetime-link-not-supported-this-browser-on-android

Sending video requires H.264 video encoding support. Some shared content may require a subscription to view.

3. Check Apple Server Status

That’s normal, Whenever, Huge crowd trying to use with new feature always gets into trouble for the server. So, end-users can get into trouble like Service interruption. Here’s a link to check Apple Server online.

https://www.apple.com/support/systemstatus/ also Check Apple Server Status Worldwide.

4. Check Internet Connection

Double-check your Device’s internet connection is working. Do a speed test – fast.com and check your device’s internet connectivity. sometimes wifi connection is dropping because of a router issue, Restart your Router, Contact your internet service provider. Restart your Device as well.

  • Open fast.com on Browser and check internet speed.

5. Turn off VPN & Try

Due to security vulnerabilities and privacy issues, FaceTime will not work when VPN in on your Device, Here’s How to Turn off VPN on iPhone and Manage VPN on Mac. Alternatively, we can use Apple Private Relay to hide your personal data, Location tracking, and Email service that comes with iCloud+ Plan – Available in Beta and Wait for a While for Public iOS & macOS users.

  • On iPhone: Go to the settings > VPN and Turn off toggle [if installed on your device]

6. Supported macOS

The only reason you can’t access it right now on the FaceTime app is that it has been added as a feature for the betas Only.

  • MacOS Monterey or Later
  • iOS 15 or Later macOS
  • iPadOS 15 or Later macOS

Know: How to Create FaceTime Link on Mac | How to Create FaceTime link for Web from iPhone

if you have the above requirements then start to Invite anyone to join you in a FaceTime call, even friends who don’t have an Apple device. They can join you for one-on-one and Group FaceTime calls right from their browser instantly — no login necessary.

Fix: facetime camera not working

Deleted FaceTime link no longer works for those who received it. So, you have to do a message request to resend the Updated latest link for the Join FaceTime call. You can request anyone who joins in Group calls or One to one calls once the FaceTime Video calls start.

jaysukh patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [email protected] [OR] [email protected]

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