Skype Video Calling

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  1. dhornick

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    I have it installed. Haven't used it for video chatting yet. You can avoid the ads by buying some Skype credit.

    EDIT: I tried it out with video chat and it worked.

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    I'd love to try it but i cant get past the registration,because of the phone number im supposed to enter, how do i figure out what my region number is???
     
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    Awesome! cant wait to try it out! thanks!
     
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    It works but the internal mike sounds tinny. Much better with external ear buds/mike.

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    Agreed, it does work.

    The internal mic does work for me, but it sounds muffled, not tinny. If yours is tinny turn off Dolby in settings.
    (not that i'm saying muffled is better than tinny...). Internal mic is not the best, and its very sensitive to its background
    noise level.

    I've found that you can't reliably switch between internal mic and external earbud+mic because some times your sound stays muted. But if you start a call on earbuds it works great. The sound is crystal clear.

    Also if you want to switch to earbuds, just plug them in, and if you or the other end get no sound, put the call on hold briefly (like one second) and then take off hold and it will work fine.
     
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    I'm having problems in downloading on the market, can someone please put a link of the new skype with video that doesn't need to go to market?

    Thanks.
     
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    Tried the test call. Wasn't great but not bad.
     
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    I found one.

    Lookie here.
     
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    Just upgraded and tried the video call...so far so good...lets keep in mind that there are other variables in the equation:

    - Speed of internet (on our side and on our friend's side)
    - Quality of other's side camera
     
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    2day i update my skype it support video call bt when other one accept the call screen becomes black.....
     
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    now its wrks great i chck it now wrking fit.....
     
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    I still hate it that this skype has no way to shut it down other than going into the
    Android settings and killing it.

    The thing is a huge pig, takes up a lot of memory. I don't need it to be running all the time.
     
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    Untrue. When you're at the main Skype screen press the menu button on the right end and then select Sign Out.

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