How to Stop Facetime Calls on Mac

Kyle Wood

Mac, Tutorials

Are you tired of receiving unwanted FaceTime calls on your Mac? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. In this tutorial, we will show you how to easily stop FaceTime calls on your Mac using a few simple steps.

Step 1: Open FaceTime on your Mac

To begin, launch the FaceTime app on your Mac from the Applications folder or by searching for it using Spotlight.

Step 2: Access Preferences

Once the FaceTime app is open, click on FaceTime in the menu bar at the top of the screen. Then select Preferences from the drop-down menu.

Step 3: Disable Incoming Calls

In the Preferences window, navigate to the Calls tab. Here, you will find options for managing incoming calls.

A. Block Specific Contacts

If you want to block specific contacts from calling you on FaceTime, click on the Add Person (+) button under the Blocked tab.

A search box will appear where you can enter the name or email address of the contact you wish to block. Select their name from the search results and click Add.

B. Turn Off Incoming Calls Completely

If you want to stop all incoming FaceTime calls completely, deselect the checkbox next to Ring on this Mac. This will prevent any incoming calls from ringing or appearing on your screen.

Step 4: Confirm Changes and Close Preferences

After making your desired changes to manage incoming calls, simply close the Preferences window by clicking on the red ‘X’ button at the top left corner or by pressing Command + W.

That’s it! You have successfully stopped FaceTime calls on your Mac. You can always revisit these settings in the FaceTime Preferences if you wish to make any changes in the future.

Note: Blocking a contact on FaceTime will also prevent them from initiating calls through other Apple services, such as iMessage.

Summary:

  • Open the FaceTime app on your Mac.
  • Access Preferences by clicking on FaceTime in the menu bar and selecting Preferences.
  • In the Preferences window, navigate to the Calls tab.
  • To block specific contacts, click Add Person (+) and enter their name or email address.
  • To disable all incoming calls, deselect Ring on this Mac.
  • Confirm your changes and close the Preferences window.

Congratulations! You have learned how to stop FaceTime calls on your Mac. Enjoy a more peaceful experience without unwanted interruptions!

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