How to Make a FaceTime call on iOS or macOS

Most of the Apple devices including iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac have built-in FaceTime app on it.  The user can also use the Phone app of their iPhone to access FaceTime. With FaceTime, you can connect and talk with anyone, anywhere and anytime from your place. And not only you can hear the person you can also see them. Although making a FaceTime call is easy,  here you’ll also know how to use Siri to make a FaceTime call, convert the normal call to FaceTime, and stop the video.

 How to make an Audio FaceTime call with your iPhone

1.    Open the ‘FaceTime’ app on your iPhone.

2.    Touch the ‘Search bar’ at the top center of the screen.

3.    Enter the name of the user you want to talk.

4.    Touch the ‘Contact name.’

5.    Touch the ‘Phone’ icon of the FaceTime.

6.    Select the correct phone number of the contact, if asked.

It will only ask you to select the number when a contact has various numbers and emails. Pick the correct one to make an Audio FaceTime call.

How to make a Video FaceTime call with your iPhone or iPad

1.    Open the ‘FaceTime’ app on your iPhone.

2.    Touch the ‘Search bar’ at the top center of the screen.

3.    Enter the name of the user you want to talk.

4.    Touch the ‘Contact name.’

5.    Touch the ‘Video’ icon of the FaceTime.

6.    Select the correct phone number of the contact, if asked.

It will only ask you to select the number when a contact has various numbers and emails. Pick the correct one to make an Audio FaceTime call.

How to do a FaceTime call with your Mac

1.    Open ‘Finder’ or ‘Dock’ of your Mac.

2.    And, Launch the ‘FaceTime’ app.

3.    Use an Apple ID to sign in, if you’re not signed in.

4.    Select the call type, ‘Audio or Video.’

5.    Select a contact from the recent list.

6.    Or, enter a contact name, number, or email address into the search bar.

7.    Click the ‘Call or Video’ icon of the contact.

The call will transfer to the contact. If you want to end the call then, click the ‘Red’ button to hang up.

How to ask Siri to make a FaceTime call

If in the past you’ve used Siri to make a call then making a FaceTime call is exactly the same. Just ask for FaceTime call.

1.    Activate ‘Siri’ on your device.

2.    Say ‘FaceTime or FaceTime [Contact name]’.

3.    Specify Siri for audio or video call.

4.    And, wait to connect your FaceTime call.

How to switch a regular call into FaceTime on iPhone

If you’re already speaking with someone on a phone call, and you want to FaceTime then without ending the call you can do it. Here is how to convert a regular call into FaceTime call.

1.    While you’re on a call, check the calling options will appear on the screen. Here you’ll also see an option for FaceTime call. It is just above the red ‘End’ button.

2.    Hit the ‘FaceTime’ option.

The person you’re on a call if have a Facetime enabled device then your normal call will convert into FaceTime.

 How to stop your video on FaceTime call

1.    Make or answer a FaceTime call.

2.    Tap the ‘Home’ button of your iPhone or iPad.

Tapping the home button will take you out of the Facetime app, and when you’re out of the app, your video will pause. However, your voice is still transferring and can be heard on another side.

If you want to return to call or resume the video again, just tap the bar at the top of the screen. That’s it! Use FaceTime calls and stay connected with your friends, family even from a long distance.

Howdy, I’m Nick. I’m a software engineer living in Manhattan, New York. I am a fan of technology, photography, and design. I’m also interested in music and blogging. You can visit my website office.com/setup.

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