How to Facetime Android From iPhone

Charlotte Daniels

Android, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to Facetime Android from iPhone. While Facetime is a popular video calling app exclusive to Apple devices, there are ways to achieve cross-platform communication between iPhone and Android users. Let’s dive right in!

Method 1: Using Google Duo

If you want to video call your Android friends from your iPhone, Google Duo is a great option. Follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: Open the App Store on your iPhone.
  • Step 2: Search for “Google Duo” and install the app.
  • Step 3: Once installed, open Google Duo.
  • Step 4: Sign in using your Google account or create a new one if you don’t have it.
  • Step 5: Grant the necessary permissions for camera and microphone access.
  • Step 6: Tap on the “+” button at the bottom right corner of the screen to add contacts.

Method 2: Using WhatsApp

If you prefer using WhatsApp for video calling, follow these steps:

  • Step 1: Open the App Store on your iPhone.
  • Step 2: Search for “WhatsApp” and install the app.
  • Note:
    • If you already have WhatsApp installed, make sure it is updated to the latest version.
    • If you don’t have an account with WhatsApp, create one by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Step 3: Open WhatsApp and sign in with your phone number.
  • Step 4: Grant the necessary permissions for camera and microphone access.
  • Step 5: Tap on the “Calls” tab at the bottom of the screen.
  • Step 6: Tap on the phone icon at the top right corner of the screen to initiate a call.

Method 3: Using Skype

If you are familiar with Skype, you can also use it for cross-platform video calling. Here’s how:

  • Step 1: Open the App Store on your iPhone.
  • Step 2: Search for “Skype” and install the app.
  • Note:
    • If you already have Skype installed, make sure it is updated to the latest version.
    • If you don’t have a Skype account, create one by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Step 3: Open Skype and sign in with your Microsoft or Skype account.
  • Making a Call

    To make a call in Skype, follow these steps:

    1. Select a contact from your contact list or search for a contact using their name or username.
    2. Tap on the video call icon to initiate a video call with the selected contact.

With these methods, you can now connect and have video calls with your Android friends from your iPhone. Enjoy seamless communication across platforms!

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