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Apple’s latest operating system,, launched in September, bringing to the tech giant’s popular video chat platform, . (Here’s today.) Along with , and the ability to schedule calls in advance, and invite those with from their browsers, Apple also finally added a grid view.
It’s a simple change, but it fixes an irritating FaceTime feature where people on the call appeared as random-sized tiles, which could make it hard to tell who was speaking. Now, you can choose to view others on the call in a neat grid of similarly sized squares — making FaceTime appear a bit more like Zoom.
When you do download iOS 15, here’s how to enable grid view on your FaceTime calls.
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 the Grid Layout button on the right. If it’s on, it will turn solid white.
That should move everyone into a nice grid view, and highlight the current speaker.
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