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While iOS 15 beta is now available for download, it allows the famous FaceTime app to break free from Apple to Android devices.
Up till now, the extremely popular video calling app has only been available on Apple’s devices, via iPhones and iPads, or Macbooks and Macs. As early as September, Android users everywhere will be able to join in the conversation. The app will remain native to iPhones, but you can look at the migration as an invitation to Android users. Cnet has also confirmed that the feature will include Windows users in search of global dominance.
Here’s how it will work; Android and Windows devices will not be getting their own FaceTime app. That remains exclusively to Apple users. Instead, an Apple user will be able to invite other devices to chat via a link. So Android users moving forward will be able to receive links via FaceTime chat. The link will point to a web browser where the camera and mic will be asked to be used.
Apple has guaranteed end-to-end encryption through the app and web browser upon the release of the iOS 15 update.