Video Call button is grayed out - Explanation

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Video Call button is grayed out - Explanation

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In recent versions of Skype the Video Call button only functions when the contact selected is Online.  When a contact selected is Offline, the Video Call button will be lightened and won't work.

 

Once a contact's status is Online, the Video Call button will become bright green and click-able.

 

Contact is Offline:     Contact is Offline

 

Contact is Online:     Contact is Online




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Thanks.

 

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why cannot display using my android phone the button video calling
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You'll have to look for the answer to your question in the Android forum:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Android/bd-p/Android




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Thank goodness I found an answer to that. I've been going crazy trying to figure out why this happened. It was always available before I deleted an unknown contact, it then grayed out. I thought I deleted that option. Phew!!!! Thank you :happy:

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No Video Available

When I click on my contacts I am not getting the option to video call, only the option to call mobile.

 

I have checked that my webcam is working and all is OK.  If I click on the right hand button on a contact (the one that looks like the signal strength) it gives a list of 5 headings - Microphone, Speaker, Webcam, Computer, Connection all of which have a tick beside them except Webcam and when I click on it it says that Video is not available.  What is the problem here and how do I fix it?

 

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thomygun1916 wrote:

When I click on my contacts I am not getting the option to video call, only the option to call mobile.

 

I have checked that my webcam is working and all is OK.  If I click on the right hand button on a contact (the one that looks like the signal strength) it gives a list of 5 headings - Microphone, Speaker, Webcam, Computer, Connection all of which have a tick beside them except Webcam and when I click on it it says that Video is not available.  What is the problem here and how do I fix it?

 

Thanks


You cannot video call a phone contact.

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OK, so why is my button grayed out when I AM online?

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You and the contact you have select both have to be online for the Video Call button to be active.   If you're online but the contact selected isn't, the Video Call button will be ligthened and won't function.




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