A MacBook Pro with a FaceTime group call in session. Behind it, a PC with a FaceTime on the web group call in session.

Make everyone part of the conversation

No matter where you are, at home or away, use FaceTime to talk to one person or a whole group, no matter what device they’re on.

How to make video calls

A notification appears in the top-right corner of the Mac screen, showing that a phone call is in progress.

Make calls using your Mac

If you have an iPhone, you can also make phone calls right from your Mac using a variety of apps, such as Safari or Calendar.

How to make and receive phone calls

The FaceTime window showing a group call. The person who initiated the call is shown in a tile in the bottom-right corner. A large tile in the middle of the window shows a participant, along with a Live Photo button in the middle of the tile that callers can click to capture the moment.

Save that special moment

During a group or one-on-one video call, take a Live Photo to capture a moment from the call.

How to take a Live Photo

The FaceTime window in a group call with individuals shown in a grid.

See who’s talking

Grid view shows everyone on your FaceTime call in tiles that are the same size, with the speaker automatically highlighted, so you can easily see who’s speaking.

How to view participants in a grid

A FaceTime window showing a video call with a song playing using SharePlay.

Watch and listen together with SharePlay

Stream movies, TV shows, and music in sync with everyone while on a call.

How to use SharePlay to watch and listen

To explore the FaceTime User Guide, click Table of Contents at the top of the page, or enter a word or phrase in the search field.

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