What is facetime App And How To Use It?

What is Facetime?

Facetime app for iPhone is a one of the best videotelephony application of the apple. in other word we are speaking “Video Chat” through this app, people can interact with another person face to face. you can use this app which is designed by Apple on your iPhone device. there is a built-in functionality which Facetime app on every iPhone, Mac and iPod. you can this app wherever you go and stay in touch with your loved one.

There are a many related video calling services such as FB Messanger, Skype, WhatsApp, Viber, Tango, Google duo etc. but facetime app is an extraordinary feature via you can one on one calling. that means you can interact in groups. this application is compatible only with Apple devices. e.g if your device is apple and your friend device is android ! then you will not able to contact them through facetime. Facetime app for iPhone which downloads from the iPhone store only.

what is facetime

Apple CEO Steve jobs visited Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in 2010 and announced the Facetime app. this app was actually run on iPhone 4 at that time. Facetime app is also running on all Mac operating system asked in the media event on the Apple campus.

in 2013, Apple has launched their new feature for Facetime audio calling! yeas you heard correct. you can make the audio call between Apple devices without using your current phone recharge. it’s only required Good internet speed for that. This app would use much bandwidth and produce high internet data, so apple have decided to make some changes and at last, an application is only worked over wifi as well. after that restriction was removed due to some reason.

Features of Facetime – The Apple Application

  • you can make the call to your family or friends through “video call” feature.
  • “voice call” features is also live now on all iPhones and Mac iOS.
  • You can switch from regular call to Facetime call on your Apple device.
  • You can create and set your personal caller ID for facetime app on iPhone & iPad devices.
  • The most reliable feature that you did record a call from the video based Facetime app.

How to Use Facetime App?

First, you should download and then installed on your iPhone device as well. you can use this app in two ways one is video call and second is a voice call.

  • Interact through video: If you want to do video chat that can be simple. Just normally search someone name which you want to call you will see Facetime app icon on your screen if your relative using an iPhone. Just click on it and go through video chat. make sure your internet speed must be prompt. (wifi is better)
  • voice call: If you click on the phone icon in someone’s profile which appears on your screen. then they will ask to dial the number or use Facetime audio call (without the video surface) and you can Interact with your friends same as the cellular call.

Find & Turn on Facetime application on your iPhone and iPad

  1. Open the app on your iPad: Apple gave this app as a default in your listed app on iPhone. Just you have to open the Facetime app and sign in with your Apple ID. you can enable facetime “ON” by going iPhone setting menu. you should add your friends contact details such as Email address or contact number to interact with them.
  2. Open the app on your iPhone: If you want to use Facetime app on your iPhone ! you should go through setting and add your email address Setting Facetime Enter your Apple ID to use Facetime application. these way you can use Facetime app on your iPhone device.


here we have written on what is facetime and how to use it. in case your Facetime app is removed or uninstalled by mistake? you might download and install it manually from iPhone app store. Just ask your queries about this Facetime app in our following comment section. have a good day, readers.

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