Listen to music together in FaceTime on your iPhone or iPad

With SharePlay, everyone can listen to music and control playback together on a FaceTime call.

Here's what everyone needs

Some music streaming services require a subscription to play music.

Start a SharePlay music session in a FaceTime call

  1. Start a FaceTime call.

  2. Swipe up from the bottom edge of the FaceTime call.

  3. Open a music streaming app that supports SharePlay.

  4. Play a song or album. If prompted, tap SharePlay.

  5. To return to the FaceTime call, tap the picture in picture tile.

Playback controls are shared by everyone, so anyone can play, pause, rewind or fast forward.

Start a SharePlay music session in a music app

You can also start a SharePlay music session from supported music apps.

  1. Open your music app.

  2. Find a song, album or playlist that you want to share. Tap the Menu buttonNo alt supplied for Image or the Share buttonNo alt supplied for Image.

  3. Tap SharePlaySharePlay button, then enter the contacts you want to call.

  4. Tap FaceTime to start FaceTime video. Or tap the Audio buttonNo alt supplied for Image to start FaceTime audio.

  5. Start the music.

Join a SharePlay music session in a FaceTime call

  1. In a FaceTime call, tap Open next to Join SharePlay.

    iPhone showing Join SharePlay in a FaceTime call.
  2. When the music streaming app opens, tap Join SharePlay.

  3. To return to the FaceTime call, tap the picture in picture tile.

End SharePlay

  1. At the top of the FaceTime call, tap SharePlaySharePlay button.

  2. Tap End SharePlay.

  3. Tap End for Everyone or End Only for Me.

Find out which apps support SharePlay

  1. In a FaceTime call, tap the Share Content buttonNo alt supplied for Image.

  2. Under Apps for SharePlay, swipe through the list of your installed apps that you can share from, then tap an app to open it. Or tap More to browse supported apps in the App Store.

If you need help with a third-party music streaming app

Find out how to contact a third-party app developer.

Use SharePlay with Apple Music

Find out how to use Apple Music with SharePlay to create a shared music queue and follow along to songs together with time-synced lyrics.

FaceTime and some FaceTime features may not be available in all countries or regions.

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