FaceTime

How to use Voice Isolation to reduce background sounds and noise in FaceTime calls on your Mac

Filter out background sound in video calls on Mac

FaceTime calls can become uncomfortable for the other person when your audio quality is poor, especially with a lot of unnecessary background noise. Thankfully, just like iPhone or iPad, your Mac has built-in mic modes to filter out and reduce background sounds on FaceTime audio and video calls. Here's how to use the Voice Isolation effect on macOS Monterey or later.

ESPN+ now supports watching with others via SharePlay

SharePlay, features baked into platforms like iOS and macOS, allow users to jump into shared experiences, like watching movies and TV shows together. It supports first-party apps like Apple TV, of course, but the good news is it also supports third-party content, too. And now one more option has joined the list.

How to fix FaceTime not working on Apple Watch

FaceTime failing and not working on Apple Watch

It's easy to make a FaceTime call on your Apple Watch using any of the four ways. But in some situations, and for some users, FaceTime on Apple Watch might fail repeatedly and not work. If you're one of those who cannot FaceTime from an Apple Watch, here are the solutions to fix this issue.

This guide applies to all Apple Watch models running recent watchOS versions, like watchOS 8.

How to find out if someone blocked you on iPhone

Blocked on iMessage

Did you have an argument with your friend, girlfriend, colleague, relative, or family member, and your messages and calls are not going through to them anymore? It's possible they blocked your number. But how do you find out for sure?

There isn't a hundred percent sure shot method unless you ask the person directly via any other medium if they blocked you. But the tips below will take you closer and give you a good idea. Let's go over the ways to know if you have been blocked by a particular person.