Know how to use FaceTime through iPhone 15 on Apple TV 4K

With tvOS 17 you can now use the FaceTime feature on Apple TV 4K (2nd generation or later).

| Updated on: Oct 29 2023, 12:49 IST
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1/7 Apple Inc. is set to kick off its final product unveiling of the year, and it's taking place on Halloween eve, October 30, at 5 p.m. California time (5:30 a.m IST). This event, known as "Scary Fast," is a deviation from the usual in-person gatherings at Cupertino. Instead, it will be an online-only affair, raising anticipation for what Apple has in store. (@Apple)
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2/7 What to Expect at the Event: Apple has remained tight-lipped about the specifics of the event, but reports from Bloomberg suggest we can anticipate fresh MacBook Pro laptops and iMac desktops. While the design might not see radical changes, the highlight is the introduction of Apple's first M3 3-nanometer processors, a significant upgrade from the previous M2 chips. (Unsplash)
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4/7 Although the Mac is no longer at the core of Apple's business, it remains a key revenue generator, contributing about 10 percent of annual sales. Wall Street estimates predict Mac sales to reach just under $8.1 billion in the holiday quarter, an improvement from the previous year, but not as robust as the pre-pandemic period. (AFP)
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5/7 MacBook Pro Upgrades: The MacBook Pro lineup will see updates with high-end models codenamed J514 and J516. These machines will retain a similar look to their predecessors but are expected to feature faster M3 Pro and M3 Max processors. These processors come in various configurations with more CPU and graphics cores, promising improved performance and gaming capabilities. (Unsplash)
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6/7 The Revamped iMac: The iMac lineup is also getting a refresh for the first time in over 900 days. Similar to the MacBook Pros, the design will remain largely unchanged, but internal enhancements and a redesigned stand are expected. These new iMacs, codenamed J433 and J434, will feature the M3 chip and offer different graphics configurations. (Apple)
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7/7 While the event will showcase MacBook Pros and iMacs, a low-end MacBook Pro with the M3 chip won't be unveiled yet. Also, new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Airs with M3 chips, codenamed J613 and J615, are in development and scheduled for release in the first half of 2024. As for updated iPads, Apple plans to debut them in the spring. Meanwhile, AirPods will receive updates in the coming years, with new models and headphones on the horizon. (AFP)
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This feature can be used when you connect your iPhone or iPad to your Apple TV 4K. (Apple)

Apple has brought various exciting features with its new OS upgrade tvOS 17. If you are an Apple enthusiast and you have multiple Apple devices including Apple TV 4K (2nd generation or later), iPhone 15, iPad, and more, then you must be aware of all these thrilling features. Do you know that you can now use your FaceTime feature on your Apple TV? According to the Apple support page, you can make FaceTime calls directly from Apple TV 4K from your iPhone or iPad. If you have not tried it yet, use the following steps:

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How to use FaceTime on Apple TV 4K?

Before using FaceTime on Apple TV, you will have to set up your iPhone 15 or your iPad to use as a continuity camera. After the setup follow the steps below:

Go to the FaceTime app on Apple TV 4K and use the instructions to set up the Continuity camera.

When the setup is completed, you may find your recent calls and contacts from the connected iPhone 15 or iPad on your Apple TV 4K screen.

3- You can adjust any of the following controls on your Apple TV screen before or during your call:

Centre Stage: To adjust this control, Press the click pad centre on Siri Remote, in order to turn on the Centre Stage. This feature is used to keep everyone in the Chat room perfectly under the frame

Portrait: To turn on the Portrait mode, tap on the portrait icon. This feature is used to put focus on the subject and it blurs out the background of the video call image.

Reactions: Press the thumb icon if you want to recognize hand gestures. This will create onscreen effects including hearts, fireworks, and more. To start a call, do either of the following:

To make a call select the recipient appearing in the list of recent FaceTime calls.

If you want to make a group call or add multiple people to your call, you need to press on the Plus icon, and then select FaceTime.

This feature is amazing for people who like to have a conversation on a bigger screen. If you want to conduct remote meetings through FaceTime, this feature will give you an unmatchable experience.

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First Published Date: 29 Oct, 12:48 IST