Chapter 8

Communicating with FaceTime and Messages

IN THIS CHAPTER

Bullet Make, accept, and end FaceTime calls

Bullet Switch views

Bullet Set up an iMessage Account

Bullet Create, send, and read messages

Bullet Send emojis and special effects

Bullet Send audio, photos, videos, maps, and group messages

Bullet Hide alerts

FaceTime is an excellent video-calling app that lets you call people who have FaceTime on their devices using either a phone number or an email address. You and your friend, colleague, or family member can see each other as you talk, which makes for a much more personal calling experience.

iMessage is a feature available through the preinstalled Messages app for instant messaging (IM). IM involves sending a text message to somebody’s iPhone, iPod touch, Mac running macOS 10.8 or later, or iPad (using the person’s ...

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