Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020
The FaceTime icon missing or FaceTime option 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 his/her matter. Almost daily, we’re using Facetime and iMessage on iPhone than other apps after the Whatsapp and Facebook. So without these, both apps iPhone seems a died 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 call. So still, if you pass from this issue mean FaceTime option not available on settings iPhone (latest iOS) then you must try 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
FaceTime app is might not available, or that might not appear on devices purchased or used in Pakistan, UAE (United Arab Emirates), Saudi Arabia.
If above both ways are correct, and you appear the same error then you should update your device to the latest version of iOS.
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