How To Minimize Facetime On Your iPhone 11

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The iPhone 11 is the latest Apple device and it comes with a range of advanced features and capabilities. One of its most useful features is the ability to use FaceTime, Apple’s video calling service. This allows you to stay in touch with friends and family, no matter where they are in the world.

However, FaceTime can sometimes take up a lot of space on your iPhone 11’s screen, making it difficult to multitask or browse other apps while using it. Fortunately, there is an easy way to minimize the FaceTime window on your iPhone 11 so that you don’t have to sacrifice any of your other activities.

To shrink the FaceTime window on your iPhone 11, all you need to do is double-tap the window while on a call. This will cause the window to shrink to a smaller size. You can also pinch the window if you want an even smaller size. By doing this, you can easily access other apps without having your FaceTime call obstruct your view or take up too much space on your screen.

It’s also possible to use Picture-in-Picture mode for FaceTime calls on the iPhone 11. To enable this feature, simply swipe up from the bottom of the screen while on a call, and your call will appear as a Picture-in-Picture window in one corner of the screen. You can drag this window around as desired and lower it by swiping it down from either side (depending on whether you have an iPhone with Face ID or a Home button).

Using these two methods for minimizing FaceTime windows on your iPhone 11 will help keep your multitasking experience smooth and hassle-free!

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Minimizing Video Calls on iPhone 11

To minimize a video call on an iPhone 11, open the active call screen and tap the green ‘minimize’ button in the top left corner of the screen. This will reduce the video call window to a small thumbnail that can be moved around on your screen. To close the minimized video window, simply drag it off the edge of your phone’s display.

Making FaceTime Screen Smaller on iPhone

To make the FaceTime screen smaller on your iPhone, double tap or pinch the window. Double-tapping the window will shrink it to a smaller size while pinching and holding it will allow you to resize it to your desired size. You can also go into the Settings app, select FaceTime and then adjust the Maximum Video Size to another setting if you don’t want the window to be too small or too large.

Multitasking on FaceTime on iPhone

Multitasking on FaceTime on iPhone is possible with the Picture-in-Picture feature. To use this feature, open the FaceTime app, start a call, and then swipe up from the bottom of the screen. The call will appear as a Picture-in-Picture window in the corner of your screen. You can move this window around as desired and continue to multitask while staying connected to your FaceTime call.

Minimizing the Screen on an iPhone 11

To minimize your iPhone 11 screen, start by pressing the Home button at the bottom of your device. This will take you back to your home screen where you can then swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen and hold until the app cards appear. Then, drag up any app card to minimize it and return to your home screen. If you’re using an iPhone with Face ID, simply swipe down from the top of the screen to minimize apps.

Staying on Video Call While Using Other Apps on iPhone

To stay on a video call while using other apps on your iPhone, you can use the “Share Your Screen” feature in FaceTime. First, go to your Home screen and tap an app icon to open it. Then, from the FaceTime call screen, tap the green bar or the FaceTime icon at the top of the screen. This will open a menu that includes the option to share your screen with other people in your FaceTime call. Once you tap this option, you will be able to use any other app as normal while still being able to see and hear each other through FaceTime.

Staying on Video Call While Using Other Apps

To stay on a video call while using other apps, you can use the Picture-in-Picture (PIP) feature. This feature allows you to keep your video call active in a small window while using other apps in full screen. To enable this feature, simply double-tap the video call window to enter PIP mode. The call will remain active in a small window in the corner of your screen, allowing you to switch between apps without ending the call. When you are done with the app, double-tap the PIP window again and it will become full screen, or tap Close to end the call.

Minimizing FaceTime on iOS 14

To minimize FaceTime on iOS 14, first start a FaceTime call. Once your video appears in the box, tap the space surrounding the video box. This will minimize your video and allow you to continue the call without occupying too much screen space. You can also tap the portrait icon in the top left corner of the screen to activate Portrait Mode. That way, you can have a more focused conversation with a smaller window.

Playing Videos in the Corner of an iPhone

To play a video in the corner of your iPhone, you can use Picture in Picture mode. First, open the video you’d like to watch in a compatible app. Then, press the Home button twice quickly to bring up the App Switcher. Here you will see the video playing in a small window; simply drag it to one of the corners of your screen to position it there. You can adjust the size of this window by pinching and zooming with two fingers. To show or hide playback controls, tap on the video window once. Finally, when you’re done watching, drag the video window off either side of your screen to hide it completely.

Changing the View on FaceTime

To change the view on FaceTime, you can click the green button in the top-left corner of the FaceTime window. This will allow you to switch between full-screen and split-screen views. If you want to view a call in split screen, press and hold the green button, then choose either ‘Tile Window to Left of Screen’ or ‘Tile Window to Right of Screen’. You can also use the pinch gesture on your trackpad or double-tap with two fingers on your Mac’s trackpad or Magic Mouse to zoom in and out.

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Can You Use Multi Screen for FaceTime?

Yes, you can multi-screen FaceTime. With Group FaceTime, you can make video calls with up to 32 participants at the same time. To use Group FaceTime, you need iOS 12.1.4 or later, or iPadOS. You can start a Group FaceTime from the FaceTime app or from a group conversation in the Messages app. During a call, you can switch between different views of all participants and also add new participants if needed. Additionally, you can use effects like Animoji and Memoji to liven up your conversations.

Using Picture in Picture on an iPhone

To get Picture-in-Picture on your iPhone, you need to first go to your iOS device settings and navigate to General > Picture-in-Picture. Once there, toggle the switch for ‘Start PiP Automatically’ to the ON position. After that, open up the YouTube app and navigate to Settings > General. Toggle the switch for ‘Picture-in-Picture’ to the ON position. That’s it – you should now be able to watch videos in Picture-in-Picture mode on your iPhone!

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James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.