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Make or receive a video or audio call using Facetime.

  1. With FaceTime, you can participate in video calls with other FaceTime users over a Wi-Fi or cellular data connection. To activate FaceTime, select the Settings app > scroll to and select FaceTime > FaceTime switch.

    Note: FaceTime requires an applicable data plan and your call recipient must also have a FaceTime-activated iOS device. If you need additional help, view Apple support article: If you get an error when trying to activate FaceTime.

    Step 1

  2. To make a FaceTime call, from the home screen, select Phone.

    Step 2

  3. Select Contacts, then select the desired contact.

    Note: As of iOS12, FaceTime supports up to 32 callers at one time.

    Step 3

  4. Select the FaceTime video icon to make a video call, or select the FaceTime phone icon make an audio call.

    Step 4

  5. When receiving a FaceTime call, you can Accept, Decline, or decline with a Message by selecting the desired option.

    Note: If you need additional help, view Apple support article: If you can't make or receive FaceTime calls.

    Step 5

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