How to Silence FaceTime Calls: A Hassle-Free Guide

Getting spammed with endless FaceTime calls can be extremely disruptive and downright irritating. Luckily, you can take control and silence those pesky FaceTime rings.

This guide breaks down quick and simple steps to mute FaceTime on iPhone, iPad, and Mac so you can focus on things that really matter.

Stop FaceTime from Blasting Out Loud Rings on iPhone

Stop FaceTime from Blasting Out Loud Rings on iPhone 
Stop FaceTime from Blasting Out Loud Rings on iPhone

FaceTime's default ringtone jarringly grabs your attention whenever a call comes in. Take back your peace and quiet by muting FaceTime with these steps:

  1. Open Settings and tap on FaceTime.
  2. Scroll down and turn off Ringtone. This makes FaceTime calls on your iPhone completely silent.
  3. Also turn off Vibration so your iPhone does not buzz when FaceTime calls come in.

With both sound and vibration off, you will no longer be jarred by incoming FaceTime calls.

Your iPhone will not make a peep and will only display a silent banner alert when a call comes in.

Shut Up FaceTime Calls on Your iPad

Follow nearly identical steps to force FaceTime calls on your iPad into silence:

  1. Go to iPad Settings > FaceTime.
  2. Tap on Sounds and select None to disable Ringtone.
  3. Turn off Vibration as well to disable buzzing.

Now FaceTime cannot vocally announce itself on your iPad. Calls will come through quietly in the background without all the noise.

Silence Attention-Grabbing FaceTime Rings on Mac

Mac lets you use your Mac's speakers for FaceTime call ringtone by default. Mute the ringing with these steps:

  1. Open the FaceTime app on your Mac.
  2. Click FaceTime in the menu bar and select Preferences…
  3. Go to the Settings tab and choose None under Ringtone.
  4. Uncheck the box for Play sound effects on calls to finish muting FaceTime.

With ringing disabled, your Mac will no longer blast ringtone audio through your speakers whenever FaceTime calls come in.

The calls will come through silently with only a visual banner alert.

Get More Peace by Scheduling Quiet Hours

Get More Peace by Scheduling Quiet Hours
Get More Peace by Scheduling Quiet Hours

All devices above let you set up repeated schedules for lowering ringing volume or enabling Do Not Disturb to mute calls during hours you specify, like nights or weekends.

Use these tools to keep FaceTime calm when you want peace and quiet.

Take Back Control from Noisy FaceTime Calls

Having your phone blare FaceTime ringtone into your ear is irritating. Use this guide to quickly mute ringing and vibrations from FaceTime calls on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac.