With Yosemite, Apple updated many of the more common front-facing features that users interact with most commonly. These include, but are not limited to,
- iCloud Drive
- Notification Center
- Screen Sharing
- Family Sharing
One of the more intriguing updates was to FaceTime. Now you can make phone calls using FaceTime on your Mac in Yosemite with the introduction of Continuity. FaceTime on your Mac is easier than ever to use, and with the following enhancements, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.
Ringtones are fun–everyone likes to set ringtones for individuals in their contact list. Now you can also assign ringtones to distinguish video calls from a audio calls, too.
Just like with your phone, you can put a call on hold and answer an incoming call.
A revamped under interface makes it easier to start and accept calls.
Answer from login screen
Mac screen locked when a call comes in? No worries, you can answer the call right away without having to enter a password
Enter a phone number
Make a new call by entering a phone number in the FaceTime search field.
Make a phone call
Start a call from your phone and continue using FaceTime on your Mac.
iCloud call history
Access all your call history from all your synched devices. Miss a call on one device, return it on your Mac using FaceTime
TAGS: continuity, FaceTime, FaceTime for Mac, Phone calls, Yosemite