People use FaceTime app so as to make voice or video calls to their friends and best buddies through their iOS devices. When you make an audio or video call from FaceTime app through your iPhone, Apple will use their phone number or Apple ID email id. It is considered as an identification of the caller.
This helps the recipients to easily find out the person who is calling them. It eases the identification of incoming call on FaceTime. What if there is some strange identifier? The caller identification works only when the caller’s information is present in your contacts list.
Through that, it will eventually display the details like ‘[Name of the Caller] would like FaceTime’ either from their Mac or iOS device. It is not actually required to alter the caller ID at a specific point in time. If any new person is calling you on FaceTime then, they will be able to see either your email address or phone number without displaying the name.
When to Update your Caller ID?
There are some cases wherein you need to update your caller ID on FaceTime. Some of the instances have been included in this post.
1. Easy Identification
When your phone number comprises of some odd location code or email id then, it doesn’t let you know who is making FaceTime audio or video call. In such a case, you can change or update your caller ID to an email address using your name. So, it will help the recipients to recognize you easily and you don’t have to confront call rejections from them.
2. Multiple Device Usage
If you are using two different devices like iPhone and iPad i.e., iPhone for home purpose and iPad for workplace then, you need to ensure that the devices are using their corresponding email ids or phone numbers. In this case, you need to update your FaceTime Caller ID.
How to Set a FaceTime Caller ID for iPhone & iPad?
if you have more than one or two phone numbers or email addresses then, you need to set a FaceTime caller ID. Based on your choice, you can set it so that your friends or colleagues could easily recognize you. In such a way, you can see the contact number of others on FaceTime. Here is a detailed procedure to set a FaceTime Caller ID on your iPhone or iPad:
- First of all, go to Settings from the home screen on your iPhone or iPad or iPod Touch.
- Then, hit the option ‘FaceTime’.
- Just navigate to the option that says ’email address or phone number’ that you wish to set as a Caller ID.
- At the bottom of the screen, you can find a list of options on the Caller ID tab.
- The email ids that are check-marked will help the recipients to know that you are making a FaceTime audio or video call.
That’s it! This is the easy procedure to set a Caller ID on FaceTime app from your iPhone or iPad devices.