How to Watch Movies or TV Shows Together on FaceTime - TechHarry

How to Watch Movies or TV Shows Together on FaceTime

FaceTime is a popular iOS video calling and sharing platform where lots of people enjoy talking with their loved ones. FaceTime also lets you share your mobile screen on the video call. In this way, lots of people can watch live TV shows together as well as watch popular movies on FaceTime.

This article is all about how you can watch movies or TV Shows together on FaceTime. So, if you're ready, we can start showing you the way to watch movies together on FaceTime.

How to Watch Movies / TV Shows Together on FaceTime

Together, you can enjoy streaming movies and TV episodes with this screen-sharing tool, which is officially known as SharePlay. Everyone participating in a FaceTime call will see the same synchronized playback and video controls.

How to do it is described in the following stages. Keep in mind that for SharePlay to function, both users must be using FaceTime on an Apple device that supports iOS 15.1 or iPadOS 15.1. SharePlay isn't currently compatible with macOS Monterey and is incompatible with the browser-based FaceTime for users of non-Apple devices.

1. Launch the FaceTime app on your iPhone or iPad and call the person you want to watch a movie with.

2. When the call has connected, tap the SharePlay button at the top-right corner of the screen in the new control panel.

3. Tap Share My Screen in the dropdown. After a three-second countdown, screen sharing will initialize.

4. Now go to the TV app or another streaming app.

5. Select something to watch, then press Play.

6. Select SharePlay when the prompt asks you if you want to SharePlay content. Other people on the call will also be asked whether they want to join SharePlay with you.

6. Choose SharePlay when asks with a prompt. People on FaceTime will also be asked whether they want to join SharePlay with you.

Every step is there to use for watching movies together on FaceTime. Other callers will be able to watch the video as it streams. The level will automatically adjust so that you can hear everyone talking without missing the show while you chat and watch the stream simultaneously. If you fast-forward or rewind the video, other callers will be alerted.