Watch the video (3:41). Are you ready to talk face to face? On Skype, video calls are easy, whether you have a built-in webcam or one you've purchased separately.
To start, you need at least one contact. Go to our lesson on if you need help finding or adding people you know. Next, you'll need to test your webcam to make sure the person on the other end will be able to see you. After that, you'll be ready to make video calls one on one or with an entire group. Before you begin, make sure: • You're connected to the Internet • Your volume is turned up • Your speakers and microphone are plugged in if they're not already built in to your computer • Your webcam is plugged in if it's not already built in and you've installed the software that came with it • You know your basic voice call settings are working; if you're not sure, you can always make a test call, which is covered in our lesson on To test your webcam: • Select Tools, then choose Options.
Incoming call pop-up window To answer with your webcam, just click the Answer with video button or Decline if you're too busy to talk (or don't know the caller). You can also answer without video by clicking Answer so the caller can't see you on your webcam. You can always turn video on or off during the call if you change your mind.
If you do nothing, the call will keep ringing until the other person hangs up. Group video calling Group video calling is an easy way to talk with several people at the same time. To learn more about making a group video call, check out from Skype.
Recently, most of the social networking sites are coming with the facility. This is the reason that’s why the use of social networking sites more comfortable. There are most of the social sites like,,, and more comes with this service. All of them are really working well with the smartphone and tablet devices. But sometimes, due to some reasons, this service of video calling will not work properly with the device. So here, we are discussing the procedure of how to fix skype video not working problem. As we all know that to make a video call, the front camera is the must.
If any user does not have the active front camera, then they can not make the video call. Because, in video calling, both the caller should see each other. So, if the front camera does not work properly, then there is no any meaning of video calling. Some users are also complaining that at the time of video calling from Skype the front camera is not working.
The users also say that the black screen appears when they video calling by Skype. So, for that kind of users, here we are discussing the tricks. By using which, you can easily get the solution of the Skype video calls not working issue. How To Fix Skype Video Not Working? In terms of fix or solution, here we will be discussing the two tricks. Now, take a look at the solution and resolve the issue of Skype video calls not working. By Using The Camera App of the Device This is the easiest trick or fix, by which you can resolve the video calling problem.
This trick is easily applicable for all the users of smartphone and tablet devices. The interesting thing about this trick is that you can perform this fix using your own smart device.
• First of all, close the Skype app on your smartphone device. • Now, open the default Camera app from your device by going into the Menu. • In most of the device, the camera is open with the Rear Camera interface. Here, tap on that small icon which will switch the Front Camera interface. • After switching the camera in front camera interface, now switch to the video mode.
• After doing above steps, now go back to the Home screen. Then, open the Skype app once again. • Now, try to make a video call using the Skype app.
The front camera should be working well. You should be able to see the opposite caller while making a video call using Skype.