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No video call option

Please help with video problem.  The "Video Call" option is greyed out and unavailable.  How can I reinstall the video call option?

g4pilut
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The video test service that used to be run by Bill Campbell is no longer available.  Unfortunately, Skype has no such test service available now and your only option is a test call with one of your contacts.

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ALnow
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In recent version of Skype the Video Call button is greyed out when the contact selected is offline.  Once that contact's status shows online, the button should become bright green and clickable.




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g4pilut
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Thanks, is the option to test video call also removed?

ALnow
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The video test service that used to be run by Bill Campbell is no longer available.  Unfortunately, Skype has no such test service available now and your only option is a test call with one of your contacts.




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g4pilut
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Ok, thanks much!

ALnow
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On on of my contacts the video option has suddenly become grey and no longer is available! What do I need to do to get this option back?

jonct
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As stated in my first reply to the original poster, when the selected contact is offline the video call button is grayed out and won't function. When the contact's status becomes online, the button will become bright green and clickable.



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g4pilut
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I cannot make video calls, although I can accept them. The "Video Call" option is lighter in colour, and won't allow me to make video calls.

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Did you read the post immediately above yours?  It explains why your video call button is the way you're seeing it.




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