How to Use Facetime on PC/MAC- Breaking Myths

Apple phones have lots of interesting preinstalled apps, and one such exciting app is Facetime. It’s a video calling app which allows you to make unlimited video calls to anyone having an apple device.

But video calling is a feature most suitable for computers if you have larger screen with a better quality camera and high-speed Internet connection.


This gives you a feeling of sitting face to face with that person. That’s why we have brought you this guide to use Facetime for PC

How to use Facetime on PC ( Mac and Windows)

When you talk about PCs, there are only two types which come in your mind. One is Apple’s Mac and the other is Microsoft’s windows. So we have created separate guides on for both-

Facetime on Mac PC

You’ll need a Mac device running OS 10.6.6 and higher to use Facetime on Mac PCs. On some devices, it comes pre-installed and for others, you have to download it from Mac store.

  • Once you have the application installed, open it from dock and sign in using your Apple ID. If you don’t have one then you can choose to create a new one.
  • Once you are logged in, you’ll see all your contacts on the right side. Choose any of them and click on the call icon to start calling.


  • Once you click on the call icon, it will send a request to that person for video call just like normal calls and when that person accepts the request, you can start chatting.

How to use Facetime on Windows PC

Seeing its popularity and awesome features such as 720p HD video calling, Windows users have been looking for a way to use Facetime for PC Windows.

However, unfortunately, Facetime is an app developed by Apple Inc so there is no chance of having a Windows version of Facetime. Does that mean that there is no way to use Facetime on windows PC? Well, the answer is a little complicated.

Although there is no official version of Facetime app on windows is available, there is a method by which you can enjoy the services of Facetime on Windows.


This method is called Facetime Apk on windows method. Follow the following steps to use Facetime-

Step 1. Download Bluestacks on your windows. It’s a popular windows emulator which allows you to run apps which are not generally made for windows.

Step 2. Now, download the Facetime Apk on your computer by clicking on this link

Step 3. Now first install the Bluestacks android emulator on your windows PC, then go the apk file you downloaded in the 2nd step.


Step 4. Now right click on the Apk file and select open with Bluestacks. It will take some time to load. Once the loading ends, open Bluestacks and you’ll see Facetime installed there. Click on it to open and enjoy the app


Do you have any questions about this tutorial? Do you know any better Facetime alternative for PC? Do let us know in the comments section.