How to make a FaceTime call on Apple WatchSource: Joseph Keller / iMore

FaceTime Audio is a great way to talk with other Apple devices users, thanks to the call's crystal-clear sound. You can make calls over Wi-Fi or cellular, and your calls are still encrypted. But FaceTime Audio isn't limited to your iPhone or iPad. You can make FaceTime Audio calls on your Apple Watch, too. Whether you're using Siri or the Phone app, placing a FaceTime call is easy enough.

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Here's what to do if you want to place a FaceTime Audio call using your Apple Watch.

How to place a FaceTime call using Siri on your Apple Watch

  1. Say "Hey Siri", press and hold on the Digital Crown, or tap the Siri widget if you're using it on the Siri watch face.
  2. Say "FaceTime (contact's name)".

    Place a FaceTime call with Siri, showing how to tap the Siri widget on the Siri watch face, then say FaceTime (contacts name)Source: iMore

Your Apple Watch will now proceed to call your contact using FaceTime Audio.

How to place a FaceTime call using the Phone app on your Apple Watch

  1. Open the Phone app on your Apple Watch.
  2. Tap Contacts.
  3. Tap on the contact you want to call.

    Place a FaceTime call with the Phone app, showing how to open Phone, tap Contacts, then tap a contactSource: iMore

  4. Tap on the phone icon.
  5. Tap FaceTime Audio.

    Place a FaceTime call with the Phone app, showing how to tap on the phone icon, then tap FaceTime AudioSource: iMore

Questions?

If you want to know more about placing FaceTime calls on your Apple Watch, let us know in the comments.

Updated June 2020: Updated for watchOS 6.

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