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Making a video call on my tablet (FaceTime)

Want to make a video call to another device which supports FaceTime? The video call can be made using either the mobile network or a Wi-Fi network. Follow these easy instructions.

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Find "FaceTime"

Tap Settings.

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Find "FaceTime"

Tap FaceTime.

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Turn on FaceTime

If you're asked to log on, log on with your Apple ID.

Tap the indicator next to "FaceTime" until the function is turned on.

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Turn on FaceTime

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

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Make a video call

If you want to make a video call using a Wi-Fi network, you need to be connected to a Wi-Fi network. If you want to make a video call using the mobile network, you need to activate data connections.

Tap FaceTime.

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Make a video call

If you want to make a video call using a Wi-Fi network, you need to be connected to a Wi-Fi network. If you want to make a video call using the mobile network, you need to activate data connections.

Tap Contacts.

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Make a video call

If you want to make a video call using a Wi-Fi network, you need to be connected to a Wi-Fi network. If you want to make a video call using the mobile network, you need to activate data connections.

Tap the required contact.

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Make a video call

If you want to make a video call using a Wi-Fi network, you need to be connected to a Wi-Fi network. If you want to make a video call using the mobile network, you need to activate data connections.

The contact details are displayed.

Tap the required number or the required email address.

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Select option

When you have an active video call, you can select the following options:

Mute or unmute the microphone, go to 4a.

Change camera, go to 4b.

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4a - Mute or unmute the microphone

Tap the microphone icon to mute or unmute the microphone.

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4b - Change camera

Tap the camera icon to select the front or the back camera.

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End the call

Tap End to end the call.

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Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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