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With these 5 tricks you can get the most out of FaceTime

With these 5 tricks you can get the most out of FaceTime

FaceTime features.  (photo: tusexpertosapps.com)
FaceTime features. (photo: tusexpertosapps.com)

One of the Applications designed, developed by Manzana and most used by users is face time. Also, not long ago, the Cupertino-based company gave it a breath of fresh air by integrating new functions. For this reason, TechMarkup brings this article to show which are the 5 best.

FaceTime is the application used by the vast majority of Apple users to make video calls with other people who also have devices or products of the Cupertino company. It never had any really amazing features until Apple, in one of its latest updates, introduced a number of improvements which, without a doubt, have made this application one of the best alternatives for virtual meetings. First, a few simple steps will be detailed to know how to use FaceTime.

How to use FaceTime

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As soon as you start using FaceTime, the user will realize that it is really simple. The best thing is that the communications in this application are with the better quality and fluidity. It also does not require a special account or screen name.

You simply need the contact information of the person with whom you want to start a conversation or accept a call. For that, you have to have the number of phone number or email address of that person. To do this, follow the steps detailed below:

1. Open FaceTime on the Apple device.

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2. Click on the search bar located at the top center of the screen.

3. Write the name of the contact with whom you want to communicate.

4. Now, click on that contact.

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5. Finally, click on the video icon, located on the far right.

Start a video call on FaceTime.  (photo: iPadizate)
Start a video call on FaceTime. (photo: iPadizate)

Top 5 FaceTime Features

– FaceTime is not just for Apple devices

One of the most outstanding features that surprised all users when Apple announced that the users who do not have Apple devices can join a FaceTime call through a link shared by the organizer of this meeting.

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This undoubtedly helps to increase the number of occasions in which this service can be used to make a video call, despite the fact that some of the members do not have devices with the bitten apple logo.

FaceTime multi-device compatibility.  (photo: ComputerHoy.com)
FaceTime multi-device compatibility. (photo: ComputerHoy.com)

– Screen sharing

Screen sharing should have been in this app a long time ago, but thankfully better late than never.

In addition, in this case you will not only be able to share the screen of the computerbut the Cupertino company also allows you to share the screen of your iPhone either iPadwhich will be very practical, especially on occasions when you want to explain how to perform an action on these devices.

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Share screen on FaceTime.  (photo: YouTube)
Share screen on FaceTime. (photo: YouTube)

– The use of Memojis

A feature that is very fun and gives FaceTime a very dynamic and different touch is the fact of using memoji.

These will completely cover the face and they will make the same gestures as oneself. Functionally, it doesn’t add anything new, but it’s a lot of fun to use.

Memoji on FaceTime.  (photo: Very Interesting)
Memoji on FaceTime. (photo: Very Interesting)

– Background blur

On many occasions, video calls must be made in unsuitable environments.

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Therefore, the possibility of blurring the background is good news for achieving a much cleaner and more adequate image, especially in all those cases that have been mentioned where the location does not help.

Blur background in FaceTime.  (photo: Pocket-lint)
Blur background in FaceTime. (photo: Pocket-lint)

– noise isolation

Finally, and we must be grateful for this feature since it is one of the differences of FaceTime compared to other applications, it is the possibility of manage the sound picked up by the microphones of a MaciPhone or iPad.

Apple has incorporated a feature that allows you to completely isolate the noise around you, so the rest of the call only hears the voice and not all the noise that may be happening around you.

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The results are very positive, and sometimes it is hard to believe that Certain high-pitched noises that can be heard perfectly are not heard by the other participants in the video call.

Noise isolation on FaceTime.  (photo: FiXy.com)
Noise isolation on FaceTime. (photo: FiXy.com)

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