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FaceTime

Make or receive a video or audio call using FaceTime.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Activate FaceTime
• Make a FaceTime call using the Contacts app
• Make a FaceTime call using the FaceTime app
• Respond to an incoming FaceTime call
• FaceTime options


Activate FaceTime

From the home screen, select the settings app Settings app > scroll to and select FaceTime > select the switch 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 the Apple support article If you get an error when trying to activate FaceTime. With iOS14, FaceTime now supports up to 32 people at one time.

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Make a FaceTime call using the Contacts app

1. From the home screen, select the contacts app Contacts app.

2. Select the desired contact. To make a FaceTime video or audio call, select the video or phone icon next to FaceTime.

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Make a FaceTime call using the FaceTime app

1. From the home screen, select the facetime app FaceTime app.

2. Select the desired contact from the call history or select the add icon Add icon to create a new call and follow the prompts.

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Respond to an incoming FaceTime call

Select the desired option

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• ACCEPT CALL: Select Accept.
• DECLINE CALL: Select Decline.
• DECLINE CALL WITH MESSAGE: Select Message then select the desired message or select Custom... to send a custom message. 

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






FaceTime options

Select the screen, then select desired option

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MUTE: Select the Mute icon.
SWITCH CAMERAS: Select the Flip icon.
END CALL: Select the End icon
• ADD EFFECTS: Select the Effects icon. 
• ACCESS MORE OPTIONS: Swipe up from the menu.

 
Select desired option

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 HIDE CAMERA: Select Camera Off.
 ENABLE/DISABLE SPEAKER: Select Speaker.
END CALL: Select Add Person then follow the prompts.


USE PICTURE-IN-PICTURE: From the FaceTime app, swipe up from the bottom of the screen

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The call will appear in the upper right corner of the screen. 

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• CHANGE SIZE: Drag two fingers from the middle of the screen toward the outer edges of the screen to make the window larger. Pinch two fingers from the outer edges of the screen to the middle of the screen to make the window smaller.
• SWITCH TO FULL SCREEN: Select the Full screen icon

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