Facetime is a free video and audio call application developed for iOS and Mac devices. As it is made for Apple devices, it is difficult to cast Facetime calls on Chromecast-connected TV. If you want to view Facetime calls on your Chromecast-connected TV, you need to use third-party apps, such as Replica for iOS and Chrome browser for Mac.
- Connect and set up the Chromecast device with your TV.
- Install the Replica app from the App Store on your iPhone or iPad.
- Install Google Chrome on your Mac. If you have already installed it, update the Chrome browser to the latest version.
- Connect your Smartphone (Android/iOS) or Mac and Chromecast-connected to the same WiFi.
How to Cast Facetime Calls on Chromecast-connected TV [Android Phone]
Facetime is not available for Android devices. But you can join the Facetime calls on Android by selecting the Invitation link sent from an iOS device. After joining the call on Android, you can mirror the Android Phone screen on Chromecast-connected TV and can view the video call on a larger screen.
#1. Go to the Notification Panel on your Android Phone and click the Cast icon.
#2. From the devices list, select your Chromecast device name.
#3. Now, the Android Phone screen will be mirrored on Chromecast-connected TV.
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#4. Ask your iOS user friend to send the Facetime Invitation link via messaging apps like WhatsApp.
#5. Tap the Facetime Invitation link on your Android Phone.
#6. You will be navigated to the Facetime webpage on Chrome.
#7. Enter your name and click Continue to join the Facetime call.
#8. As the Android screen is mirrored, you can see the Facetime call on your TV.
Note: Android users can also Chromecast WhatsApp calls on TV.
How to Chromecast Facetime Calls using iPhone/iPad
#1. Launch the Replica app on your iOS device.
#2. Grant access to the required permissions and navigate to the Connect section.
#3. Tap the name of your Chromecast device on the app interface.
#4. Select the Start button displayed at the center.
#5. From the pop-up menu, choose the option Start Broadcast to mirror the iOS screen on Chromecast-connected TV.
#6. Once mirrored, join or host a video/audio call on the Facetime app and view it on a big screen.
How to Chromecast Facetime Calls on TV using Mac
#1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on your Mac.
#2. Tap the three-dotted icon at the top-right.
#3. Select the Cast option from the expandable menu.
#4. Tap your Chromecast device and select the option Cast Desktop from the sources drop-down.
#5. Select the Mac screen and hit the Share button to mirror the entire Mac screen.
#6. Once the Mac screen is mirrored, minimize the Google Chrome browser on your Mac.
#6. Attend a Facetime call on Mac and view it on your Chromecast-connected TV.
Frequently Asked Questions
No. The Facetime app is not available on the Play Store.
With the help of the Replica app, you can mirror the iPhone screen on Chromecast-connected TV.
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