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User Guide On How to Use FaceTime Effects

FaceTime Effects
Written by Hassan Abbas

FaceTime Effects: While using Apple’s FaceTime app, simply apply camera effects while on a video call. It includes built-in filters, labels, stickers, and shapes.

The app effects can also be used on iPhone 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 have a supported device, simply follow the steps below to get started using camera effects in ‌FaceTime‌.

How to Apply a Filter in a ‌FaceTime‌ Video Call

Follow the simple steps to apply a filter in a face time video call:

Step 1:

Initially, open the FaceTime‌ app on your ‌iPhone‌ to make a video call.

Step 2:

After connecting the call, click the star-shaped Effects icon (if you don’t view it, click the screen).

Step 3:

Click the Filter button (the 2nd icon from the left) in the effects rob above the main ‌FaceTime‌ controls.

Step 4:

Modify your appearance by clicking a filter at the bottom. Simply swipe right or left to preview them.

How to Add a Text Label in a ‌FaceTime‌ Video Call

Follow the simple steps to add a text label in a face time video call:

Step 1:

At first, open the ‌FaceTime‌ app on your ‌iPhone‌ to make a video call.

Step 2:

After connecting the call, click the star-shaped Effects icon (if you don’t view it, click the screen).

Step 3:

Click the Label button (the 3rd icon from the left) in the effects strip located at the top of the main ‌FaceTime‌ controls.

Step 4:

While the label is chosen, input the text you like to appear in the label, then click away from it.

Step 5:

Simply drag the label to where you like to place it on the camera display.

Step 6:

If you want to remove the label, click it, then click the X icon.

How to Add Stickers in a ‌FaceTime‌ Video Call

Follow the simple steps to add stickers in a face time video call:

Step 1:

Initially, open the ‌FaceTime‌ app on your ‌iPhone‌ to make a video call.

Step 2:

Once the call connected, click the star-shaped Effects icon (if you don’t view it, click the screen).

Step 3:

Click one of the stickers buttons. There are the 3 rightmost icons in the effects strip right above the main ‌FaceTime‌ controls.

Step 4:

Click a sticker to add it to the call.

Step 5:

Then drag the label where you like to place it on the camera display.

Step 6:

If you want to remove the sticker, click it, then click the X icon.

How to Add Shapes to a ‌FaceTime‌ Video Call

Follow the simple steps to add shapes in a face time video call:

Step 1:

Initially, open the ‌FaceTime‌ app on your ‌iPhone‌ to make a video call.

Step 2:

Once the call connected, click the star-shaped Effects icon (if you don’t view it, click the screen).

Step 3:

Click the Shapes button (the center icon indicated by a squiggle) in the effects strip right above the main ‌FaceTime‌ controls.

Step 4:

Click a shape to put it to the call.

Step 5:

Simply drag the shape where you like to place it on the camera display.

Step 6:

If you want to remove the sticker, click it, then click the X icon.

Conclusion:

Here’s all about “How to Use FaceTime Effects“. Have you ever experience it? Let us know your thoughts and suggestions in the comment section below!

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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