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How To Use Facetime on Ipad

Facetime is another great feature from Apple and its devices. I mean, who does not like sharing video calls with their contacts? I mean, friends and family, I always get a kick out of using Facetime with them. Always! So how to use facetime on your ipad? Well it is actually very easy. Please keep in mind too that Facetime can be used on your iPad 2 and not the older model. With that said here are the tree easy steps to use facetime with your ipad 2.

1. Select the Facetime icon from the home screen. All iPad should come with this icon as a factory setting, but in case you deleted it by mistake you can always download the app from the app store. No problems!

Once you have tapped on the Facetime icon and it has opened, you will be able to see a list of all of your contacts and now you can move to step two below.

2. Select the contact you would like to Facetime with. After tapping on the contact you will be able to see the options under its contact information. One of these options is Facetime. Tap on it to place a call.

3. When this person accepts your incoming call, then you will be able to share Facetime with him or her.

As simple as that.

Once you are on the call, you will be able to switch from front to back cameras with the switch botton on the top of your screen. You can even tap and drag your window around the screen and position it when ever is less invasive for you for a better view of the other person. You can also play with the video while in a Facetime call by moving the iPad around and position it horizontally or diagonally.

If you need to mute your call for some reason you can also do this at any time by taping on the phone icon with the line over it. If you need to unmute the call then tap the icon again.

While on Facetime you can also move away and use other applications and keep the call going by pressing the home button, by doing this the other person will not be able to see you nor you will be able to see them either. You can go back to Facetime again by taping on the app directly.

To place better video calls through Facetime, make sure you are close to the nearest Wi-Fi connection as this will not work with 4G or 3G only. Also, if if the picture looks grainy make sure to move to a place with more light such a window.

And this is how to use Facetime on your iPad. If you want to learn more tips and tricks on how to use your ipad. There are some iPad video lessons that will walk you through tap by tap and step by step on how to be more productive while using your iPad.


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