iOS 15 brings a FaceTime upgrade we didn’t know we wanted

Apple announced several changes to FaceTime at WWDC, including Grid View.

See all your incoming FaceTime call participants in grid view at once in iOS 15.

Apple’s. In WWDC event On Monday, the world got a first look at the upcoming iPhone operating system iOS 15, And this juggle of updates It brings to Apple’s popular video chat platform, face time. with local audio, Portrait mode and the ability to schedule calls in advance, and invite people with Android and Windows devices to join a FaceTime call from their browser, Apple finally added a grid view as well.

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It’s handy, but it fixes an annoying FaceTime feature where people on calls appear as randomly sized tiles, making it hard to tell who was speaking. Now, you can choose to see other people on the call in a neat grid of equal-sized squares — making FaceTime appear a bit more like Zoom.

iOS 15 will arrive as a public beta in July, and will be publicly available to download in the fall. In the meantime, developers can Download Developer Beta. When you download iOS 15, here’s how to enable Grid View on your FaceTime calls, as we found out in the developer beta.

how to turn on grid view on facetime

1. Start or join a FaceTime call.

2. Tap the Call toolbar at the top of the screen to expand it. (This is the same for both the iPhone version and the browser version on Android or Windows.)

3. tap grid layout button on the right. If it’s on, it will turn solid white.

This should get everyone in a nice grid view, and highlight the current speaker.

For more information see How to Use FaceTime on Android and Windows Devices, and Everything else to know about iOS 15.

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