Apple users have a great chance to use so many cool features on their devices and
FaceTime is one of them. It needs no introduction as it is an exclusive VoIP
service from Apple. It’s an Apple-only feature and those who have Apple gadgets
can use it and make audio and video calls. You can easily connect to any Apple
gadget user across the world without having to worry about carrier charges.
Well, using FaceTime is much easier than you think. Sometimes finding call duration on FaceTime looks like a problem. You are not the only one who has been wondering about the same issue.
It is pretty much clear that finding call duration is not the main problem during audio calls. Because it can be found on the screen easily like any other normal voice call. You easily check the call duration on the screen during the call.
But most of the users face problems checking call duration when they are in a video call. There shows no call duration on the screen as the developers want to make sure a clean and friendly interface during a video call so that both of the users can see each other clearly on a video call. Besides, when it comes to video calls, it does get a little annoying when you want to know how long you’ve been on the phone. Let’s discuss what FaceTime is and whether we can check all duration or not.
What is FaceTime?
FaceTime is a free, open standard for real-time audio and video messaging and is owned by Apple. It is the new VoIP standard. FaceTime allows users to have free, private and group voice, video and chat conversations. FaceTime is mostly used by Apple users with iMessage, Apple’s messaging app for iPhone and iPads. FaceTime is compatible with iOS 9 and above, macOS 10.12 Sierra and tvOS 9. All-in-One FaceTime is a stand-alone service. It does not integrate with Apple’s Messages app. So, if you have multiple iMessage apps on your iPhone, then you are not using FaceTime. FaceTime offers video chat, audio calls and includes stickers and filters. FaceTime app also has a Group FaceTime feature. You can add multiple participants to an audio or video chat with one tap.
How to check FaceTime call duration
Needless to say, just because you have a FaceTime call, that doesn’t mean you can’t keep
track of the duration. The simplest way to check FaceTime video call duration
is checking from the call logs where you will find all the details of a
specific call. Thankfully, some tools do just this. The Apple Live
Timer is the most common one to look out for, but there are a few alternatives
worth looking at as well. iOS 12 Using the default iOS 12 system clock, you can
simply check your caller’s duration by going to Settings>Phone>FaceTime
and then simply checking the Callers’ Duration option.
Why you should consider using Apple’s FaceTime
You’ll need an iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple Watch or Mac computer to be able to use
Apple’s FaceTime service. What you get with Apple FaceTime each Apple
device, including the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, comes with an automatic and free 30-minute free trial of the regular calling service. If you have not
activated your free account, you can do so by simply calling 1-800-MY-APPLE or
visiting apple.com/contact. Once you do so, you will be able to make and
receive FaceTime calls instantly, whenever and wherever you want, on any of
your Apple devices, without having to pay any money. FaceTime has a sleek and
elegant interface that allows users to make voice or video calls. You can even
use group calls and video chat with other iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users.
FaceTime is one of the most underrated Apple features. If you’re a user of an Apple
device and you haven’t tried FaceTime out, you should give it a try. Even
if you don’t use Apple products, I am sure you can see the many benefits that
FaceTime has over competitors such as Skype, Whatsapp and even Facebook
Messenger. If you haven’t tried it yet, I urge you to do so. Download the free
iOS app and have a play with FaceTime.