How to make a FaceTime call on Apple Watch

FaceTime Audio is a great way to talk with other Apple devices users thanks to the crystal-clear sound of the call. But it's not 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.

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)".

    Activate Siri, say FaceTime contact

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.

    Open Phone app, tap Contacts, tap on contact

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

    Tap phone icon, tap FaceTime Audio

Try some new bands

Looking for a new Apple Watch band? Check out three of our favorites:

Genuine soft leather band ($25 at Amazon)

If you like a leather band, but want something a bit outside the norm, then check out these inexpensive leather bands, which come in three colors and have extra holes so that they breathe and have a sportier look about them.

Woven nylon band with buckle ($22 at Amazon)

This comfortable woven nylon band features the durable and long-lasting NATO (G10) strap design, which has a buckle and is built for all-day wear. The connectors are black steel so that they blend in seamlessly.

Faux diamond/rhinestone metal bracelet ($20 at Amazon)

For more of a pop, this band contains fake diamonds/rhinestones, with wider spaces in each link, available in silver, gold, black, and rose gold. It's the perfect dress band and matches well with the Apple Watch colors. Available for the 38mm and 40mm watches.


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

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