FaceTime for Android? How to Video Call Your Non-iPhone Friends

Can you FaceTime on Android? Yes, you can! Thanks to iOS 15 you can FaceTime Android phone users, allowing you to connect over video chat with friends and families with other devices without third-party apps that can slow down your device and take up a lot of room. It's simple to do, and offers a whole new realm of communication options. Let's learn how to FaceTime on Android.

How to FaceTime on Android

Can I FaceTime on Android? With iOS 15 you can. The shipping version of iOS 15 comes out this fall and the iOS 15 beta software is available now. You'll need an iPhone user to invite you, so this article will focus on how to create that invitation and send it to your Android-using friends and families for the full FaceTime experience. The Android user will have to open the link in Chrome, so make sure they have that downloaded and ready to go. For more FaceTime tutorials, check out our Tip of the Day!

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  1. Open FaceTime and tap Create Link.

  2. Choose how you want to share the link. For this article, I used Messages.

  3. Enter the contact you'd like to invite.

  4. Send the link.

  5. Tap FaceTime Link under Upcoming.

  6. Join the call and then see other participants by tapping the box that says FaceTime.

  7. Accept or reject the other waiting members.

  8. Tap Done.

Enjoy! When you are finished, just exit the FaceTime call as you would normally.

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Amy Spitzfaden Both

Amy Spitzfaden-Both is the Managing Editor for iPhone Life magazine and an award-winning novelist, with over 10 years of experience in the publishing industry. She specializes in Apple news and rumors, health and fitness tech, and parenting in the digital age. She graduated from MIU with a BA in Literature and Writing.
Amy lives in New Hampshire with her husband and daughter. When she’s not writing or glued to her iPhone, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and creating her own tea blends.