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A potential bug in early versions of iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 causes the appearance of fake missed FaceTime call notifications. I noticed that first when missed call notifications from my colleague Anne Marie appeared on my iPhone. Upon returning the call, she told me that she never called. I was puzzled but didn’t think much of it. Then I noticed a pattern. Every time I missed a FaceTime call, iOS logged an additional missed call from Anne Marie. Both missed calls had the same timestamp. The screenshots below show the fake missed FaceTime call notifications.
Fake missed FaceTime call from my alter ego
Yesterday I returned home from a meeting, and while chatting with my wife, I heard my computer ring. I didn’t answer the call, but when I later looked who had called, I saw my name in the missed call tab. I clicked on my name and noticed that apparently, I called myself from my landline.
That was enough reason to do what I enjoy most, schedule a call Apple’s Joint Venture Genius support. While on the phone with App