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How to use effects in FaceTime

How to use effects in FaceTime

use effects in FaceTime

When you use the FaceTime app from your Apple device, you have the option to apply camera effects during a video call, including built-in filters, stickers, labels and shapes. It is a creative way to communicate with friends but not compatible with all devices. FaceTime camera effects can only be used on these devices: iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max and later models. If you still haven't discovered this feature and want to use effects in FaceTime, find out how.

How to use effects in FaceTime

If you have a supported device, follow the simple steps that we indicate below to start using the camera effects in "FaceTime".

Apply a filter in a FaceTime video call

  • Open the FaceTime app on your iPhone to make a video call.
  • When the connected call, touch the icon Effects star-shaped (if you don't see it, touch the screen).
  • Tap the button Filter (the second icon from the left) in the effect bar above the main FaceTime controls.
filter in a FaceTime video call
  • Change your appearance by touching a filter at the bottom: scroll left or right to preview it.

Add text labels in a FaceTime video call

  • Open the FaceTime app on your iPhone to make a video call.
  • When the connected call, touch the icon Effects star-shaped (if you don't see it, touch the screen).
  • Tap the button Label (the third icon from the left) in the effect bar above the main FaceTime controls.
  • While the label is selected, type the text you want to be displayed on the label, then tap it.
text labels in a FaceTime video call
  • Drag the label where you want to place it on the camera display.
  • To delete the label, touch it, then touch the red icon X.

Add stickers in a FaceTime video call

  • Open the FaceTime app on your iPhone to make a video call.
  • When the connected call, touch the icon Effects star-shaped (if you don't see it, touch the screen).
  • Touch one of the sticker buttons: these are the three icons to the right in the effects strip above the main FaceTime controls.
  • Touch a sticker to add it to the call.
stickers in a FaceTime video call
  • Drag the label where you want to place it on the camera display.
  • To remove the sticker, touch it, then touch the red icon X.

Add shapes to a FaceTime video call

  • Open the FaceTime app on your iPhone to make a video call.
  • When the connected call, touch the icon Effects star-shaped (if you don't see it, touch the screen).
  • Tap the button Forms (the central icon represented by a chuckle) in the effects strip above the main FaceTime controls.
  • Touch a shape to add it to the call.
shapes to a FaceTime video call
  • Drag the shape where you want it to be placed on the camera display.
  • To remove the sticker, touch it, then touch the X icon.

This is all. Now you can use the effects in FaceTime and have fun with your friends to communicate creatively.