Last Updated on Oct 18, 2021
The FaceTime icon is missing, or the FaceTime option is not available in settings iPhone, iPad. The main reason is to be restrictions. It’s a privacy-protected feature of the iOS device where iOS users can block specific items, hide apps on the home screen, online constraint websites and stop many features for their matter.
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Almost daily, we use Facetime and iMessage on iPhone than other apps after Whatsapp and Facebook. So without these, both apps iPhone seems a dead device. So think more If the FaceTime app icon is not showing up on your iPhone at that time, you might experiencing discomfort cause you can’t-do Facetime audio or video calls. So still, if you pass from this issue mean FaceTime option is not available on settings iPhone (latest iOS), you must try the below-given clues.
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Alternatives to fix FaceTime option not available in settings iPhone, iPad
Solution 1. FaceTime app may be under restrictions
- Step 1. Open Settings app (look like Gear icon) iPhone home screen
- Step 2. Navigate General
- Step 3. Scroll down the screen and tap on Restrictions
iOS 12 or Later Update:
Restriction settings are moved: Where is the Restriction Settings on iOS 12 or later? Settings app > Tap Screen Time > Content & Privacy Restrictions > Enable Content & Privacy Restrictions > Allowed apps > Find Face Time Restriction on iOS Device.
- Step 4. You’ll ask to enter restrictions passcode; enter it and go next
- [Forget restrictions passcode: learn how to reset]
- Step 5. Now make sure Facetime and Camera app option are ON under Allow label
- Step 6. If turned off then turn FaceTime & Camera ON.
Hope, now FaceTime option will be available in Settings iPhone. If not appear, then follow the next solution.
Solution 2. Make Sure your iOS Device supports FaceTime
The FaceTime app might not be available or might not appear on devices purchased or used in Pakistan, UAE (United Arab Emirates), Saudi Arabia.
If the above ways are correct, and you appear the same error, you should update your device to the latest version of iOS.
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