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Live Captions in FaceTime

You can turn on Live Captions (Beta) during a FaceTime call to follow along with a real-time transcription of the conversation. Learn how to use Live Captions on your iPhoneiPad, or Mac.*

Use FaceTime on iOS devices

With FaceTime, it’s easy to stay in touch. You can make audio and video calls with up to 32 people, share your screen, enjoy movies and music together, and more.

Use FaceTime on your Mac

You can use FaceTime on your Mac to make video and audio calls, easily create a link to invite others to a call, change your microphone and camera modes, and more.

Send a link to connect on FaceTime

Watch a video on how to start a FaceTime call with someone who’s using Windows or Android by sharing a link.

Hand off a FaceTime call

You can now use Handoff to seamlessly move a FaceTime call from your Mac to your iPhone or iPad, and vice versa.

Do More

Watch together

Stream movies and TV shows while on a FaceTime call with friends. Synced playback and controls keep you on the same scene, and audio adjusts when you speak.

Listen together

Get together and listen to music with friends. The whole group can see what’s next and add songs to a shared queue with synced playback and easy-to-use controls.

Share your screen

Share your screen or just a specific app while simultaneously keeping your FaceTime call going. Collaborate with others, look at photos, and more.

Use Portrait mode

You can turn on Portrait mode during a FaceTime call to automatically blur the background and put the visual focus on you.

Use spatial audio

Spatial audio spreads out the voices in your FaceTime call, so it sounds like your friends and family are in the room with you.

Filter background sound

Voice Isolation mode blocks background sounds, and Wide Spectrum mode includes all the sound around you.

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* Live Captions (Beta) are available in English (U.S. and Canada) on iPhone 11 and later, iPad models with A12 Bionic and later, and Mac computers with Apple silicon. Accuracy of Live Captions may vary and should not be relied on in high-risk or emergency situations.