Group Video Calling between iMac, iPad2, iPhone4S

Welcome to the Skype community. To get started please read our short welcome post. Thanks!
Reply
Accepted Solution

Group Video Calling between iMac, iPad2, iPhone4S

When I start a group video call from my iMac to an iPhone4S and an iPad2, only the iMac broadcasts video.  The iPad2 and the iPhone 4S only broadcast audio.

 

If I call the iPad2 from my iMac, both have video.

 

If I call the iPhone 4S from my iMac, both have video.

 

If I call the iPhone 4S from the iPad2, both have video(same if I call the iPhone 4S from the iPad2).

 

But When I start a group video call from my iMac to an iPhone4S and an iPad2, only the iMac broadcasts video.  The iPad2 and the iPhone 4S only broadcast audio.  

Is it possible to have all 3 devices broadcast video in a group video chat?

Mart
Staff Moderator

Accepted Solution

Hi, 

 

Currently it is not possible to participate in a group video call with iPad or iPhone or iPod Touch. 

 

The behaviour you are seeing during the group call is expected. 

View solution in original post
sputnik
Casual Tourist
Kudos: 2
Posts: 1
Registered: 18-10-2011
Message 1 of 7 (2,815 Views)

Re: Group Video Calling between iMac, iPad2, iPhone4S

Hi, 

 

Currently it is not possible to participate in a group video call with iPad or iPhone or iPod Touch. 

 

The behaviour you are seeing during the group call is expected. 

-----
If answer was helpful please give Kudos and if issue is resolved mark it with solution for other users. Thanks!
Mart
Staff Moderator
Staff Moderator icon
Kudos: 187
Posts: 410
Registered: 07-07-2011
Message 2 of 7 (2,684 Views)

Re: Group Video Calling between iMac, iPad2, iPhone4S

When will group Skype be available for the iPad?
Mcutts
Novel Tourist
Kudos: 2
Posts: 1
Registered: 23-01-2012
Message 3 of 7 (2,197 Views)

Re: Group Video Calling between iMac, iPad2, iPhone4S

Good question, I'd like to know as well..
Posted from Apple iPad
lelaniii
Novel Tourist
Kudos: 1
Posts: 1
Registered: 22-02-2012
Message 4 of 7 (2,095 Views)

Re: Group Video Calling between iMac, iPad2, iPhone4S

Hi, how do I from my iphone 4 initiate or even join a call from a group saved in my contact list on my desktop pc?
First of all the iPhone contact list doesn't have the group contact saved, I have to go on history to see the previous conference call made and when I want to call there are only two options: participants (that lists those in the group) and leave (which make you leave the conference) but NO option to join a conference or initiate the conference??

Please could you help?
Posted from Apple iPhone
Lafouine
Novel Tourist
Kudos: 0
Posts: 1
Registered: 09-03-2012
Message 5 of 7 (2,029 Views)

Re: Group Video Calling between iMac, iPad2, iPhone4S

NormanM
Staff Moderator
Staff Moderator icon
Kudos: 1324
Posts: 7772
Registered: 24-06-2011
Message 6 of 7 (334 Views)

Re: Group Video Calling between iMac, iPad2, iPhone4S

i just purchased the premium to be able to do this.. and not you tell me i cant

now i feel ripped off and misled.. i feel that i have no choice but to take this further adn also report you to trading standards for misleading me as it does not clearly state this function does not work with ipad...

neilr2096
Novel Tourist
Kudos: 0
Posts: 1
Registered: 02-09-2013
Message 7 of 7 (290 Views)
Reply

© 2014 Skype and/or Microsoft. The Skype name, associated trade marks and logos and the "S" logo are trade marks of Skype or related entities. Use of this website constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Use and Privacy and Cookie policy.

No emergency calls with Skype
Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling