The latest iOS has garnered a good, hepped up audience for its cave of features rolling out in a super-duper high speed! From enhancing the interface to giving splendid emojis, iOS 12 has done it all, effortlessly. Besides this, the most awaited enhancement of FaceTime that has leveled to group calling that has taken everybody by storm. Gone are those days when you only did FaceTime with a single individual. Now, you can connect your entire group and make a FaceTime group calls in iOS 12. And, if you are desirous to know how to do so, we will ensure to enlighten you thoroughly.

Part 1. Does your iPhone/iPad shares compatibility with Group FaceTime call?

It may sound strange but the famous tech giant’s model does not draw compatibility for video calling in most of the models.  This may come as a shock that the same iOS 12 running in almost all the devices may not be able to reap the benefit of making a group FaceTime call with your pal. So far, most of the lower versions like iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPad mini 2, 3 etc. Eventually, one may have to upgrade to the higher versions and discard using the lower models to fetch the most of the advancements made by Apple.

Part 2. How to make a group FaceTime Calls in iPhone and iPad

We will understand how to kick-start a FaceTime Call in your respective Apple models. Before commencing, do cross-verify whether iOS device fully slays with the latest iOS 12 version well!

Step 1: Grab your Apple device and en route to ‘FaceTime’ now!

Step 2: Once the application loads, simply click on ‘+’ button featuring on the top right corner. After that, you need to insert in the ‘Name’ and ‘Number’ of the person you want to tune to.

Optionally, if you want to have a gaga time with your group together, keep entering them in your call via ‘+’ button.

Step 3: Now that the person(s) is added on your conversation panel, you can finally hit the ‘Video’ or ‘Audio’ to start the call!


Now enjoy your conversation. When, looking to hung up, hit the red colored ‘X’ button to close the calling window!


Part 3. How to add in a person during FaceTime call

We all are used to do FaceTime with a single individual, but now that we can make group calls on Facetime, one must know how to drag in another people in the full-fledged conversations. The following steps will teach you how you can add someone during the existing call session.

Step 1: Make use of the aforementioned steps for placing the FaceTime call with your pal.

Step 2: Assuming that you are currently on the call, swipe upwards on the FaceTime interface.

Step 3: The application enlisting the options will come up on the screen. All you have to do is, tap on ‘+’ button followed by searching the name of the person(s) you wish to add in the conversation.

Step 4: Now the Get-Set-Go way of making a group call on FaceTime is by tapping on the green colored ‘Add Person to FaceTime’ tab. And, there you go!


Part 4. how to place a group FaceTime call using Messages on iPhone/iPad

One of the amazing features of making a group call on FaceTime is via your Message box. So, you can establish a full-fledged conversation with the groups available on your Message box.  All, you gotta do is perform the steps jotted down below!

Step 1: Get hold of your respective iOS device and load the ‘Message’ application. From there-on, tap on the group conversation.

Step 2: Now, tap on the desired group name appearing on the upper screen of the Message application.

Step 3: From the group selected by you, just click on FaceTime icon and that’s it!


In a nutshell

All in all, the feature of group calling on FaceTime has unrolled the carpet full of opportunities. Users can tune into a bunch of people and have endless of conversations in a go. The FaceTime group calls opens up the avenues for having a professional meetings as well. Let us know how you can make the most of this feature in the comments section.

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