Want to list on your friend's conversations? Thanks to a bug in Apple's FaceTime service, all you need to do is call them via FaceTime on their iPhone or Mac.
This serious bug is now known by anyone who reads tech news. staff.) It's actually quite easy to prevent anyone else from invading their conversational privacy. Just turn FaceTime off.
In fact, Apple has temporarily turned off the Group FaceTime feature in iOS and MacOS, which it says should be the bug for now. However, if you absolutely want to be sure, you can disable it entirely from your end.
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- Open the FaceTime app
- Go to the menu, and click on "FaceTime"
- Go to "Preferences"
- Uncheck "Enable this account"
- Go to the menu, click on "Turn FaceTime off"
On the iPhone and iPad:
- Go to the Settings app
- Scroll to "FaceTime"
- Toggle "FaceTime off"
If you're a FaceTime fan, stay tuned. Apple has fixed the problem.