How To Use FaceTime on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

How to use FaceTime on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

FaceTime is a free service for video calls included on iPhone (iPhone 4 and later), iPad (iPad 2 and later), iPod Touch (from fourth generation onwards) and Mac computers (with OS X Lion or later and macOS). It works both Wi-Fi and 3G / 4G and does not require any complicated configuration to be exploited.

If you want to use FaceTime on multiple Apple devices in your possession, and if you have each signed up for your iCloud account, in order to be able to use the service, you only need to perform the configuration procedure once, on any of your devices. Next, you can use FaceTime without any problems on all your devices.

Want to understand how to use FaceTime on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch? Then first make sure that your device is connected to an active and working Wi-Fi network or that the data connection is enabled on the Wi-Fi network. To do this, you just look to the present in the upper left corner of the device screen and verify that there is an indicator with the cleats of Wi-Fi, the written 3G or the 4G . Otherwise, go to the iOS Settings section to enable Wi-Fi connection or data connection.

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Proceed now to activate the use of the service. Then go to the home screen of your iDevice and go to the Device Settings section by clicking on the icon next to selecting FaceTime from the list that appears. When this is done, the service settings screen will open.


At this point, if the switch located at the FaceTime entry is switched to ON (then to the right and is green ) you do not have to do anything, FaceTime is already active, so you can go directly to the next step.

Once completed, you will be able to choose which of your contact information to be tracked by other users to communicate with FaceTime (eg your iPhone phone number, email address associated with your Apple ID, etc.) by clicking on those you want to use attachments the menu can receive FaceTime calls or adding new ones by tapping on Add an Email …

If you want, you can also change the default ringtone for the audio only calls and the FaceTime video calls you receive. To do this, locate the Call ID section that is always associated with FaceTime settings and touch the contact you want to use by choosing from the available ones.

Note: In addition to being connected to the Internet, in order to be able to call or call someone with FaceTime, it is essential that the other person you want to count on has enabled the service on your Apple brand device and is connected to Internet. Otherwise, you can still make calls and video calls but after a few moments you will be told that the service is unavailable.