Apple opened FaceTime in iOS 15, iPadOS 15 and macOS 12 to be able to make video calls on other platforms, including Android. This means you can finally use FaceTime on Windows, of sorts. We’ll show you how it works.

Unfortunately, Apple has not released a FaceTime app for Windows. Instead, anyone with an iPhone, iPad, or Mac can create invite links that work with Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge on Windows. This means that it is not possible to to start up a FaceTime call from Windows, but you can to rejoin a.

Soon: How to Use FaceTime for Android

First, you need to make sure you have Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge installed on your Windows PC.

Next, your friend or family member with an iPhone or iPad should open the FaceTime app, then tap the “Create Link” button at the top of the screen.

Press on

They can then share the link with you as they wish.

Share the link using any messaging app.

On Mac, as long as they’re running macOS 12 Monterey or later, they can find the “Link” button at the top of the FaceTime app.

Click on the button

Then they can share the FaceTime link with you using any messaging platform.

Choose how you want to share the FaceTime link on your Mac

You will receive a link to that looks like this:

FaceTime for the web link.

Open the link in Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge on your Windows PC. Enter your name in the box and click “Continue”.

Enter your name and click

From there, click “Join” in the floating toolbar at the bottom of the screen.

Click on

The person on the other side of the FaceTime call will need to accept your request before you can join them on their iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

Once you’re there, you’ll see options in the toolbar for typical video conferencing options, such as Full Screen, Mute Microphone, and Show/Hide Video.

Video call options including Full screen, Mute, Show/Hide video, etc.

It is more or less that ! It’s just a basic version of a FaceTime call running in your browser. When you’re done, just click the “Exit” button to hang up.


The quality of FaceTime on the web is really good considering it’s not a native app. It would be great if you could actually start a FaceTime call from Windows, but it’s a good solution for now.