Use Animoji and Memoji on FaceTime Video Call on iPhone and iPad, Effects

Try these various Animoji and Memoji effects during FaceTime Calls on iPhone 12 Pro Max, 11 Pro Max, XS Max, XS, or any iPad.

We can use different Face or Animoji on FaceTime video call in iOS 15 on iPhone. Replace your FaceTime feed with an Animoji before or on calling someone. Let’s see how to make the video call with your pre-ready Face Filters in the personal video call or Group FaceTime Video call. People are widely using Animoji Face on Group FaceTime video calls (Add up to 32 Persons), so no one can identify the person in whole conversations.

In iOS 12, FaceTime introduced a new built-in real-time Face changer option as a Filter preference. Here I will show you where is the tool to change? Or set new Animoji on Face while we are on a Video call.

Face Swap and Use Face Filters in Third-Party Apps Snapchat, Facebook Messenger, Face Swap Live on Instagram, Skype. That’s most popular and enable on the Video call or Live Video.

Memoji incompatible iPhone: iPhone 12 Series, iPhone 11, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 6S/6S Plus, iPhone 5S.

Sorry, we can’t add new Animoji just like custom Memoji on the Messages app

Steps to Apply Animoji on FaceTime Video Call on iPhone and iPad

To use Animoji on FaceTime, it doesn’t need Face ID compatible phone (iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 5S) or. But Memoji required Face Detection camera compatible iPhones (Ex, iPhone X or later models).

Popular and Default FaceTime Animojis are: ? Alien, ? Cat Face, ? Chicken, ? Dog Face, ? Fox Face, ? Monkey Face, ? Panda Face, ? Pig Face, ? Pile of Poo, ? Rabbit Face, ? Robot Face, ? Unicorn Face, ? Bear Face,? Dragon Face, ? Lion Face, ? Skull, ? Bear Face ? Dragon Face, Skull, Koala, Tiger, Ghost, T-Rex

1: Open “FaceTime” on iPhone, iPad.

2: See option for “FaceTime Video call” > Tap on “Star icon” near to close FaceTime video call.

iOS 15 or Later..

During FaceTime Call Tap on Start [Filter] icon to see memoji. Select Memoji,

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Now, Apple Different Filter during Video calls to apply on your Face.


iOS 14 & Earlier..

1 FaceTime Video call on iPhone in iOS 12

3: Find the New Filter option, you can see the option for animoji and sticker, Click on the “Bear Face” icon to explore more. You can also use or involve stickers from the sticker pack option on your iPhone’s screen.

2 Use Animoji on FaceTime Video Call in iOS 12 on iPhone and iPad

Tap on it, and select what you want to apply on your face. You can switch or find all Animoji by expanding “Animoji Drawer”.

Along with Animoji Face, you can use Stickers on videos that showing on the above screen next to the bear icon.

That’s it.

If you are in trouble with FaceTime Video or Audio call, Check out this tutorial and fix the most common FaceTime problems after an update on iPhone X or  True Depth camera 2021 iPhone models.

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Karly Wood

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