WWDC21: FaceTime to be available on Android and windows

WWDC21: FaceTime to be available on Android and windows

Good news for Android and Windows users as they’ll soon be able to join FaceTime calls via the web for the first time.

Apple announced at WWDC21 edition that FaceTime [which is exclusive to Apple devices] is going to be made accessible on the web to enable users of Android devices and Windows PCs to join in the fun.

Apple decision might have been impacted by a similar feature by Zoom as it intends to make FaceTime a bit more of a Zoom-like video calling service with this upcoming update.

FaceTime furthermore will authorize users to copy links to a scheduled call— allowing users to share it with contacts in advance and join in at the right time.

Apple also stated several other FaceTime scheduled to be released in the coming updates for iOS 15. Among the new features for FaceTime are a well organised new grid view preference, a voice isolation feature to enhance sound quality, spatial audio support, and the option to blur your background with “portrait mode feature”

Related: Apple releases iOS 14.5, the game-changing update for iPhone users

SharePlay is also another feature in that will be introduced by Apple. SharePlay will connect a group of people to watch or listen to the same at the same time.

The feature, according to Appl, lets you play songs, videos, or share your screen within a group. Apple announces the feature will also support Disney Plus, Hulu, HBO Max, Twitch, Apple Music and Apple TV Plus.

You can watch the WWDC21 live here

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