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Video calls with back camera only????

Video calls can only be used with the back camera, which means you can't see the person you're talking to if both people are mobile... I would love to use Skype just like Tango.... Please make Skype better!!!

woodycountryclu
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Re: Video calls with back camera only????

Which phone model and which Android version are you using?
We support switching cameras starting from Android version 2.3.

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Claudius
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I am having the same problem...i have the samsung infuse...any suggestions?
Lilnoriko
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I just purchased the HTC Thunderbolt with Verizon.  Installed Skype.  Only back camera works.  Phone has software 2.2.1.  I noticed that there was a comment made that front camera is only supported in software 2.3.  Can someone get Verizon to upgrade the software in these phones?  Or can Skype look a fix for software 2.2.1 that millions of us have.  Your suggestions please.

stedgar
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You can ask your carrier if there is an update available. I asked att and the gingerbread update for my phone is coming in about a week. Once yoi have the software then yoi can use the forward facing camera
Lilnoriko
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I have a T-bolt too and only main camera will work - Verizon says it is a Skype issue - no way to finesse the secondary camera to work - hope they fix it soon -
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jabura
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So when is 2.3 coming since 2.2.1 only supports a back facing camera?
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jabura
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Confirmed.  I forced a SW update with my HTC Incredible2 just now and Front Camera now works as advertised.  I had ver 2.2.1 and upgraded to ver 2.3.1.  Thanks for listening Skype.

WTP
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At the time now, making a video call from my Samsung Galaxy S Plus with Android 2.3.5, my partner see my image rotated 45 ° or reversed depending on whether I hold the smartphone in portrait or landscape. In order to send my right video I put the phone in landscape to right, but then I see my partner upside down,
is a known problem and somebody has a solution? Thank you.

 


alessandro_ross
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I am using Samsung Galaxy y. Android verson - 2.3.6

But in skype unable to make video call through through the back camera ?

 

Is it possible by skype ?

arunangshu12
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