Apple Brings FaceTime Support To Android, Sort Of

Pappi Hex

Apple, yesterday at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2021 announced several key updates across its ecosystem, with new releases for iPadOS for its tablets, macOS for its Mac systems, iOS for iPhone, WatchOS on Apple watch, and much more.

Well, one of the announcements that caught our attention (the Android community) is the rollout of popular video call service, FaceTime to non-Apple users such as Android, sort of. 

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Apple will allow non-iOS users to join FaceTime calls directly from the browser in the future: this means the video call service is compatible with Android. While making the announcement at the event, Apple showed an Android phone (and in Apple's usual manner, it took a dig by using an Android device with an outdated notch and gesture navigation) and a Windows laptop to show compatibility.

While most Android users would have preferred an Android app instead of web access, Apple's habit of keeping proprietary products and services to users on its platform means that dream will remain a fantasy, at least for now.

We've seen a few Apple services that were exclusive to Apple users alone being rolled out to other OS platforms. One such example is Apple Music. Of course, we all know that Apple Music is for financial gain.

For now, we can't say if this new development means Apple will roll out support for its other products and services to Android users in the future. However, what we do know for now is that this new update is good news for iOS users whose contact is full of Android users. Staying in touch via FaceTime won't be an issue anymore.

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