They are plenty of video calling application out there on the market but only the very few applications having features like Crystal Clear video calling, face to face video calling in HD quality, Audio calling, and many more. From that Facetime app is one of them. Here we have provided an in-depth guide on what is Facetime? and how to Chromecast Facetime to TV? Let’s see how to do it in a 2 minutes time.
Here I going to discuss on
- What is Chromecast?
- What is Facetime?
- Features of Facetime
- How to Chromecast Facetime on your TV?
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What is Chromecast?
Chromecast is a small media streaming device was launched back in 2013 by Google. It looks like an enlarged thumb-size dongle. It is plugged into your modern television set’s HDMI port. Once you plugged in means it allows the user to stream or cast all the media from your existing handheld devices via Wifi network to your TV screen. With the help of Chromecast, you can watch movies and tv shows in HD quality, Can speak video calls in high resolution, Can listen to the music through the sound system. Even you can cast your web pages on the TV screen also. Here your handheld device acts as an initial launching site and also acts as a remote for controlling what you have seen or hear on your TV.
What is Facetime?
Facetime is a video and audio calling application developed by Apple Inc in the year 2010. The name Facetime refers to any time you can spend or interact with any person face to face. The user can make video or audio calls to your loved ones or any person, anywhere at any time. Somewhat this service is similar to Skype, Facebook Messenger, and Hangouts. By using the Facetime app, you can only be used to call someone with a compatible Apple device which means conduct one to one video or audio calls between iOS devices. This application is not available in the windows and Andriod Phones. Even though the Facetime is still one of the most popular video calling applications on the market.
Features of Facetime:
- Make a video or audio calls through iPhone, iPad, and Mac.
- In this application, you can reach the person contacts by searching through the phone number or Apple ID.
- Group Facetime is available. A maximum of 32 people can join.
- The user can make more fun on calling by using effects like Animoji, place stickers and many.
- Both the front and the back camera works in Facetime.
- The user can create your own favorites to access to the key people quickly.
- Facetime works on both the Wifi as well as Celluar data.
- It supports iPhone 4 and later, iPad 2 and later, iPad touch, Mac OS (v10.6.6) and later.
- It supports multiple switching languages.
- No hassles.
- The app is user friendly to use.
- Crystal clear video calling with 720p resolution.
- The user can create your own Memoji.
- Can take Live Photos
How to Chromecast Facetime to TV?
Casting your Facetime application on your TV is very easy by using the following techniques. There are different techniques available for casting Facetime For that here we are using Chromecast Facetime from your iPhone or iPad
- Google Chromecast.
- Smart tv with HDMI port.
- High-speed wifi connectivity.
- iPhone or iPad
- Latest version Facetime application.
How to Chromecast Facetime from your iPhone or iPad?
The Facetime app doesn’t have an inbuilt cast icon. So you can’t cast the application on your TV directly. By using a screen mirroring option you can cast Facetime to your tv screen. For screen mirroring here, we are using an application called Streamer for Chromecast. Let’s see how to do?
Steps to Cast Facetime on your TV:
Step1: Let’s start the process by plugin the Chromecast device on the HDMI port
Step2: Connect your iPhone and Casting device to the same wifi server.
Step3: Go to the Apple App store on your iPhone.
Step4: Search the Streamer for the Chromecast app.
Step5: Install the Streamer for the Chromecast app.
Step6: Open the Streamer for Chromecast.
Step7: On the home page you can see a small Cast Icon in the middle.
Step8: Tap the Cast Icon.
Step9: Devices connected to the same wifi will appear on the app.
Step10: From that Click the device that you wish to connect.
Step11: A pop up opens with the Connect button.
Step12: Click the Connect button. Once it gets connected, Close the Page by Clicking the Close Icon in Right top Corner.
Step13: Go back to the home page and tap the Screencast option.
Step14: Again a pop up opens in that Click Start broadcast option.
Step15: In a second, Your entire iPhone is mirrored to your TV.
Step16: Open the Facetime app on your iPhone. ( Facetime app is available in all the iOS devices by default)
Step17: Enter your Apple ID for Sign in to it.
Step18: On the home page press the + button.
Step19: Enter the person’s name, email or phone number on the search that you want to call.
Step20: Finally, tap the video call button
Step21: Now your video calling is available on your TV also.
These are the steps to cast Facetime on your TV using the iPhone.
Facetime is the ultimate video conversation app, through this application you can connect with people all over the world. From the above-given steps, you can cast your Facetime app on your smart tv. You can speak to your friends on a bigger screen. By using a mac you can cast your Facetime app to tv, it is one alternative method. If you have any queries regarding the casting process means, tell us in the below comment box.