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May 18 2018

How to Do a Video Conference in Skype: 8 Steps (with Pictures)

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How to Do a Video Conference in Skype

Skype is an application for Macs, PCs, and tablets smartphones that allows users to make voice and video calls to other Skype users for free as well as to traditional phones for a fee. You can use the service to do video conferencing for absolutely free as long as all participants have Skype installed on their device of choice and a connected video-capable camera. This article will teach you exactly how to do a video conference in Skype.

Steps Edit

Click here to navigate to the Skype download page.

Select which version of Skype to download from the list of compatible devices and operating systems on the list.

Click “get skype for.. ”.

Install Skype using your device’s preferred method of software installation.

Launch Skype and Sign-in to your Skype account.

  • Click here to create an account if you don’t already have one.

Select an online contact from your contact list.

  • Add contacts by selecting “Add a Contact” from the upper right of your contacts list and entering a Skype username.

Select “Video Call” to initiate a video call.

Click the “+” sign then click “Add people” to add more Skype contacts to the video conference. You can add up to 24 people to the conference for a total of 25 (including yourself). [1]

Can I connect my device to a projector while in a meeting while using Skype?

Answered by wikiHow Contributor

  • Yes, but your device will still us the same camera, so if you’re looking at the projector but not the webcam, the other party can’t see you. If you want the other party too see the projector-gazing people, consider a webcam mounted on the wall above the area of projection.

What can I do if Skype will not connect?

Answered by wikiHow Contributor

  • First, check your settings. Then, make sure the person you are calling is on their computer or cell phone. Finally, make sure the other person is connected as well.

What if I can’t see anyone during a video conference but I can hear them?

Answered by wikiHow Contributor

  • You are making an audio call, rather than a video call. Tell them to turn on their camera by clicking the blue camera button.

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