A Guide to Making and Taking Facetime Calls on macOS Monterey

Elina Rudkovsky

2021-12-08

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This is a guide on how to use FaceTime on Your Mac. It is really easy. First, make sure you sign in to your FaceTime and iCloud on your Mac and iPhone using the same Apple ID before you start making and answering FaceTime calls on your macOS. Also, make sure that all of your gadgets are on the same WiFi network. 

Changing Your iPhone Settings

You can't receive/make calls with your Mac unless your iPhone confirms it.

  • To achieve this, go to your iPhone's settings, scroll to phone, then touch on “Calls on Other Devices”, then change it to "Allow Calls on Other Devices”
  • Then, on your Mac, select Mac Settings
  • Navigate to the top bar of your Mac's FaceTime program
  • Click on FaceTime in the top left corner and select 'Preferences'
  • A pop-up window will appear, and you must choose 'Calls From iPhone' 

Using Your Mac to Make Facetime Calls

After you've done all of the procedures outlined above, you can make FaceTime calls using your Mac the same way that you do it on your iPhone.

  • On your Mac, launch the FaceTime program and input the phone number you wish to contact
  • Continue to contact the individual in the manner you like
  • Navigate to Contacts, choose the person you wish to call, and then select FaceTime
  • In your recent call history, click the (I)/information button, this will open a pop-up window from which you may also begin a FaceTime call 

Answer Facetime Calls Using Your Mac

To answer FaceTime calls on your Mac you just have to follow all of the above-mentioned parameters. If your Mac is turned on, it will ring whenever you get a FaceTime call on your iPhone. When your phone rings you will see a pop-up window at the top right corner of your screen. When the call is accepted, you may add more individuals to it, modify the audio settings, stop it, and do a variety of other things. 

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