Have you heard of FaceTime or you don’t even know what it entails? FaceTime is an app that comes with all iOS devices [iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. It allows users to communicate with each other using the FaceTime audio feature or video protocol. FaceTime is popular among iPhone, iPad, and Mac users. But if you are just new to FaceTime or you just got your new iPhone, then this article will walk you through everything you need to know.
In addition, iPhone FaceTime is quite easy to set up. And you don’t need to go through any hassle or complicated process to access the feature. About 125 million active users are making use of FaceTime to keep in touch with family and friends. Also, FaceTime is always private and the audio or video calls are always end-to-end encrypted. FaceTime is an excellent way if you want to see the person on the other end of the call. The platform also offers FaceTime Audio which is mainly a voice call service. And it makes use of a VoIP service which makes voice calling better and clearer.
How to Get The FaceTime App
The FaceTime app is already available for iPhone users directly inside their mobile devices. However, there is no FaceTime for Android users. But with the release of operating systems iOS 15 and macOS 12, Android users can join FaceTime directly from their Android device.
How to Join FaceTime From An Android or Windows PC
With the release of the iOS 15 and macOS Monterey, you can now access FaceTime on Android and FaceTime on Windows via their web browser. However, you need a strong Wi-Fi connection and the latest Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome.
How to Join FaceTime on The Web
- Open the FaceTime link on your web browser
- Then you enter your name and select continue
- Allow FaceTime to use your Microphone and camera
- Finally, choose Join, and then you wait for the call host to allow you in.
How to Set Up FaceTime on Your iPhone
To set up FaceTime on your iPhone is pretty simple and there is no complicated process to go through. Apple FaceTime allows you to make video calls and audio calls to any iPhone user. Setting up the app is quite easy all you need is a strong internet connection then follow the guidelines below.
- Open settings App on your iPhone
- Scroll down and tap on FaceTime
- Switch on FaceTime by tapping on the switch to green
- Select use your Apple ID for FaceTime
- Select sign in
- Or you can also make use of other Apple ID
- Then you enter the phone number and email address you can be reached via FaceTime
- Next, add your caller ID
- Enter your phone number
- Enter your active email address
Finally, you can turn on the FaceTime live Photos to allow Live photos to be taken with friends and family. Under the Live Photos, you will see a button to block contacts from contacting you via FaceTime. That is, you can choose to Block whoever you don’t want to reach via FaceTime. Now that you have completely set up the FaceTime app, you can now video call or voice call anybody of your choice.