As we all know in our previous posts, Apple’s FaceTime app lets you make video or audio calls from your Mac to any of your friends and family for free, as long as they have an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac.
You can talk face-to-face on Mac using your Mac’s built-in FaceTime or iSight camera and built-in microphone.You can equally use a connected camera and microphone if you want.
It is easy to set up FaceTime on your Mac as long as you have a working and stable internet connection.Follow the steps below to learn how to Set Up FaceTime on your Mac.
- Open the FaceTime app on your Mac From your Dock or Applications folder.
- Turn On FaceTime.
- Sign in with your Apple ID and Password.
- When signed in, select FaceTime from the menu bar at the top of your screen.
- Go to Preferences, then in the Settings tab,deselect any email address you don’t want to be linked with your FaceTime account.
- Check the box next to Calls from iPhone if you want to use your iPhone’s cellular number to make and receive calls when it’s nearby and connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Mac.
- If you want people to be able to take Live Photos during FaceTime calls, check the box next to where it says Allow Live Photos to be captured during video calls.
- Using the associated dropdown menu,choose an email address to Start new calls from.
- If you like, you can choose a ringtone for incoming FaceTime calls from the Ringtone dropdown menu.
- Choose your correct Location using the last dropdown menu.