Since April 16, many iPhone users can no longer make calls with the phone app FaceTime. As Apple was now known, there is only a transition to the current operating system iOS 7
FaceTime is a popular app for Apple’s iPhone. Thus, video and since the introduction of iOS also 7 audio-only calls can lead free on the internet. Originally, Apple has developed the function for the iPhone 4, but now are owners of these older devices are major problems if you still use an earlier version of Apple’s mobile operating system. As the company is now in a post help conceded introduces on April 16, expired certificate means that for FaceTime for PC no connections can produce more. When trying only the message “FaceTime Failed” is displayed.
Apple pushes for iOS Update
The reported from Cupertino solution may sound reassuring: Already iOS 7.0.4 or 6.1.6 to the FaceTime bug be fixed. The catch: users of an iPhone 4, because of the known performance penalty associated with the new operating system have so far preferred to stay at iOS 6, does not come to the saving version 6.1.6 – this is in fact, according to Apple’s system requirements for iPhone Veteran 3GS and iPod touch (4th generation) is available.
Check iOS version
And it gets even worse: Start FaceTime calls any more, it does not have to be on your own device. Also on the iPhone of the interlocutor must run according to Apple at least the version mentioned above. Therefore, First check in the settings under General and info in “Version”, which software uses your iPhone. Is this new enough, tell your interlocutor. Have you though with a “7″ incipient version but not 7.0.4, you should upgrade to the latest version 7.1.1. What you do with iTunes or on the device with typists, General, Software Update and install now. iPhone 4 users with iOS 6 are, however, probably not a switch around to Version 7. Unless you waive FaceTime and use another app, such as the free Skype by Microsoft.