How to use filters, stickers, Memoji, and Animoji in FaceTime

Many of you don’t know that you can use filters, stickers, Memoji, and Animoji in FaceTime during calling. In your FaceTime call, you can make yourself look like a comic character by using stickers. Apple’s video chat feature “FaceTime” is loaded with lots of fun features. While video chatting you can add Memoji or Animoji on your face in real time. You can also download your favorite third-party stickers that you can add while calling and make your FaceTime calling funny and exciting. Here is how to use filters, stickers, Memoji and Animoji in FaceTime while calling.

How to use filters in FaceTime while calling

Filters are applied on the entire screen, and it will change the overall look by adding an effect like it will make everything black and white, bold, warm, or cool. You can also add effects to change your look like, comic book, watercolor, or ink, all these while chatting.

Here is how to add filters in FaceTime while calling.

1.    Open ‘FaceTime’ on your iPhone.

2.    Tap on ‘Filters’ icon. A Start icon at the bottom left corner.

3.    Tap on ‘Filters’ button. Red, blue, and green color circles icon.

4.    Tap and select a filter.

5.    Then tap on the outside of the viewfinder.

This will take you back to your FaceTime call with your selected filter.

How to use stickers in FaceTime while calling

There are some built-in stickers like robots, pandas, guitars, etc. that you can use in FaceTime while chatting with someone. You can also download third-party stickers and use them. But for this, you need to install the developer’s app. You can move stickers where you want also make their size small or large, all while chatting.

Here is how to use stickers in FaceTime while calling

1.    Open ‘FaceTime’ on your iPhone.

2.    Tap on ‘Filters’ icon. A Start icon at the bottom left corner.

3.    Tap and choose a ‘Sticker pack.’

4.    Tap and hold a ‘Sticker’ you want to use.

5.    Now, drag it to the calling screen.

6.    Place it where you want.

To move sticker to another place:

•    Tap and hold the sticker on your screen.

•    Drag it to the new place and drop it where you want.

To change the sticker size:

•    Pinch in to make it small.

•    And pinch out to make it large.

7.    Then tap on the outside of the viewfinder.

The person you’re talking with will see all these fun stuff.

How to use Memoji or Animoji in FaceTime while calling

The Memoji and Animoji are only available on the device having a depth camera, like ‘iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max, and iPad pro (2018).

Here is how to Memoji or Animoji in FaceTime while live calling.

1.    Open ‘FaceTime’ on your iPhone X and iPad.

2.    Tap on ‘Filters’ icon. A Start icon at the bottom left corner.

3.    Tap the ‘Animoji’ icon. It is an icon with a monkey face.

4.    Tap and select a ‘Memoji or Animoji.’

5.    Then tap on the outside of the viewfinder. That’s it! This will take you back to your FaceTime call with your selected Memoji or Animoji. Add more filters, stickers, Memoji or Animoji and make your FaceTime call more interesting.

Marry James is a Microsoft Office expert and her been working in the technical industry from last 10 year. As a technical expert, she has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as www.office.com/setup.

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