Yes, you do not need an iPhone to make Facetime calls from Android. The latest Apple iOS 15 update enables users with Android and Windows devices to join FaceTime calls. The new upgrade places Apple against Zoom and Microsoft Team, which enables users to schedule calls.
With the COVID-19 scare still hovering across the world, we are all too careful to step out. Most of us seek solace by video calling our friends and family. While Apple device owners have always used FaceTime to do so, Android users always felt left out. But, now, even Android or Windows device owners can make FaceTime calls with friends or family owning an Apple device. All they need to do is send a link to a FaceTime call through an SMS, via email, WhatsApp, or even a calendar invite. Once you receive the link, just tap on it and enjoy face timing with near and dear ones.
How to make FaceTime call from iPhone to Android?
- To schedule or start a FaceTime call, it is a must to have an Apple device and an Apple account.
- Now create a shareable link to invite others, who can join from their browser on Android or Windows devices, they do not need an Apple account.
Please note that the participant won’t be able to enter the call until the Apple user allows them to join in.
How to create a FaceTime call link?
To start FaceTime video calling between iPhone and Android, the first step is to create a FaceTime link. To do so,
- Open the FaceTime app on your iPhone or iPad.
- tap on Create Link.
- Here, the video calling app will automatically generate a link that you can see under the Upcoming section.
FaceTime has always been the preferred choice among Apple users as it promises secure and seamless calling. With the new update, the company is trying to capture the lion’s share of the market that is currently dominated by Zoom and Google Meet.
We hope you can now have unlimited chat time with friends and family on FaceTime. Let us know if you face any difficulty in FaceTime call from iPhone to Android. Our technical team will try to help you out.