iOS 15 Allows Android And PC Users To Join A FaceTime Call On Web

Many, many years after Steve Jobs said that FaceTime was going to be opened up to all, Apple has made good on that promise.

At least, sort of. With iOS 15 now available to developers having been announced yesterday there’s one feature that’s of particular interest to many – the ability for Android and PC users to join a FaceTime call.

This is the first time such a thing has been possible and it will all work via a web browser. However, PC and Android users won’t be able to initiate calls and they will need to have someone with an iPhone on the call in the first place. So, really, Apple isn’t opening FaceTime up at all.

Still, being able to invite everyone to a FaceTime call no matter who they are is pretty sweet.

Invite anyone to join you in a ‌FaceTime‌ call, even friends who don’t have an Apple device. They can join you for one-on-one and Group ‌FaceTime‌ calls right from their browser instantly — no login necessary.

We’ve yet to see this in action so we’ll reserve judgment on just how useful this new feature is. Being brows-based shouldn’t be an issue, but we’ll see soon enough.

Apple is currently letting developers beta test iOS 15 while a public beta program will kick off next month. The rest of the planet will get access to the update this fall.

You may also like to check out:

  • iOS 15 Beta Compatibility For iPhone, iPad, iPod touch Devices
  • Download iOS 15 Beta 1 IPSW Links And Install On iPhone 12, Pro, 11, XS Max, X, XR, 8, 7, Plus, iPad, iPod [Tutorial]
  • iOS 15 Beta 1 Profile File Download Without Developer Account, Here’s How
  • How To Downgrade iOS 15 Beta To iOS 14.6 / 14.7 [Tutorial]
  • How To Download iOS 15 Beta 1 Along With iPadOS 15 Beta 1
  • Download: iOS 14.6 Final IPSW Links, OTA Profile File Along With iPadOS 14.6 Released
  • Jailbreak iOS 14.6 Using Checkra1n, Here’s How-To [Tutorial]
  • How To Downgrade iOS 14.6 And iPadOS 14.6 [Guide]
  • Convert Factory Wired Apple CarPlay To Wireless Apple CarPlay In Your Car Easily, Here’s How
  • Apple Watch ECG App Hack: Enable Outside US In Unsupported Country On Series 5 & 4 Without Jailbreak

You can follow iPhoneFirmware.com on Twitter, add us to your circle on Google+ or like our Facebook page to keep yourself updated on all the latest from Apple and the Web.