Whether you're watching a movie, listening to music, or even watching TikTok, it's more enjoyable when you have someone to share that experience with.
However, in some cases, it is not always possible to share all that fun with people in person.
But thanks to Apple, iOS users can watch videos and listen to music with their family and friends through FaceTime.
The newest option called SharePlay is a part of iOS 15.1 and enables users to stream music, and watch supported TV shows directly from their Apple devices.
This is good news for everyone who wants to organize a watch party from a distance with their friends and family without the need for installing third-party apps.
To find out more about SharePlay and its features keep on reading.
SharePlay is a feature integrated into Apple’s FaceTime app that enables users to share music, TV Shows, in their FaceTime calls.
Users can share their screen during conversion not only to watch entertaining content, but also to view apps and websites from their home screen, just as they can do on many conference apps such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet, and many others.
It is also worth mentioning that if users want to watch, for example, paid movies, everyone needs to purchase the movie, not only the person who is organizing the video call. Additionally not all FaceTime features are available for all countries and regions.
To be able to use the SharePlay there are a few requirements users need to fulfill:
Note: Spotify and YouTube Music are still not supported through Apple’s feature SharePlay, however, you can check out the list below and see which one of the music apps are supported.
If you have iOS 15, you might also want to check how to rearrange your home screen.