Your FaceTime calls are about to get a lot cleaner. Apple's popular video chat app received an upgrade in, which is now available to . The new version of iOS brings Portrait Mode to FaceTime, focusing the video call on your face instead of the unholy mess in your background -- similar to .
While other video chat apps likeand added blurred background options a while back, those are typically used more in professional settings. The addition of Portrait Mode to your FaceTime calls means even your casual chats with friends and family from your iPhone, iPad or Mac will look much nicer and give you more control of what people see whenever you're on video.
Here's how to turn on Portrait Mode on your FaceTime calls. Plus, here areand .
How to turn on Portrait Mode in your FaceTime calls
1. If you haven't already, download iOS 15 (here'sand ).
2. When on a FaceTime call, tap the box where your video appears. This will enlarge and center your video box, with new options.
3. Tap on the portrait icon in the top left corner of the screen and Portrait Mode will activate. You should see your background blur right away.
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