What is FaceTime? - iPhone and iPod touch
If you wish to communicate over the internet using a video communication tool, then you might want to consider using FaceTime.
iOS comes with a built in function called FaceTime that allows you to easily communicate through sign language without the need of other devices or software.
On the iPhone you can start a FaceTime call from the Phone app or the Contacts App.
While on a phone call, you can tap the FaceTime icon to invite the other party to a FaceTime call.
In the Contacts app, tap the FaceTime icon to place a FaceTime call to the contact you are viewing.
The iPhone does not have a separate FaceTime app.
The iPod touch (4th generation) has a FaceTime app that can be used to start a FaceTime call from your list of contacts.
Or in the Contacts app, tap the FaceTime icon to place a FaceTime call to the contact you are viewing.
Macs with built in cameras, the iPad 2, the iPhone and the iPod touch all have FaceTime capability.
An Apple ID is required to use FaceTime on devices other than the iPhone.
Windows PCs or other phones are not able to use FaceTime and you would need to use an alternative such as Skype.