The easiest way to make free phone calls on your iPhone is by using FaceTime audio. In case you haven’t heard of FaceTime before, and if you are wondering what is FaceTime here is a brief explanation. It is a video chat app that was developed by Apple. It is one of the most popular apps in iOS because it allows users to stay in touch with family and friends all around the world. The best thing about it is the fact you can see your loved ones, and you can chat with them for free. All you need is a stable Internet connection.
One of the great features is FaceTime audio. It is quite handy because when you want to place a call, you won’t have to spend the minutes that are included in your monthly carrier plan, and the sound quality is excellent. Not to mention how great it is when you want to call someone who lives in another country.
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How to use FaceTime Audio
In order to use FaceTime and its audio feature, the first thing that you should do is to set up the app. To do that, follow these steps:
- Navigate to Settings
- Tap on FaceTime
- Use the toggle switch to enable the app
- Next, select “Use your Apple ID for FaceTime”
- Use your Apple ID details to sign in
- Add your phone number and email address at which you can be reached by FaceTime.
You are ready to use FaceTime.
How to place FaceTime audio call
Before you place a call, make sure that you are connected to the Internet, Wi-Fi network or cellular. Follow these steps:
- Open FaceTime on your iPhone
- Click on Contact
- Select one of the contacts you wish to call
- If the contact you want to call enabled FaceTime, you will see two buttons next to FaceTime: video and phone
- Choose the phone button by clicking on it.
The other way to place a FaceTime audio call is:
- Open the contacts
- Find the contact you wish to call
- If there is the FaceTime option next to the person’s name tap on phone button.
You will place FaceTime audio call. It is really simple, and while it is just like a regular phone call, you won’t be spending the minutes you have on your monthly plan. If you are calling someone who lives in another country, you can relax and enjoy the conversation because you don’t have to worry about the phone bill.
Now that you know how FaceTime works, set up the app if you already haven’t, and make free phone calls on your iPhone using FaceTime audio.
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