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Casual Adventurer

This is not a Thrive problem, all brands of tablets are having this problem, if they are on Android 3.1, the latest update to skype  (ver has bugs


Green screen is caused by the latest Skype update (ver Uninstall this version

Install  Skype version


Do not update thrive to Android 3.2 it causes other Tablet problems (non Skype problems), see Tablet forums for more detail.

Novel Adventurer

uninstall your current version of skype.


go to

to download the older version of skype.


this works with the thrive.



Casual Adventurer
Did that. Still doesn't work on Thrive.
Casual Adventurer
ATTENTION THRIVE USERS...I was having the ” green screen” issue but found the solution! Uninstall your current skype app then go here: http ://www. (this is the version) Go to the bottom of the page and install the app from the link under the bar code. Boom, you're in business! Spread the word until skype posts the update for thrive users.
Novel Tourist
Thank you so much. It fixed my problem too (:
Novel Adventurer

worked for me to thanks but dont forget to mention to unblock other apps then andriod

Novel Tourist
Thank you very much for walking through the steps. It worked perfectly.
Novel Tourist
I know that this may be a very, very novice question, but how do you uninstall on the thrive? I just got mine and am sure frustrated with the Skype problem. Thanks!!!
Casual Adventurer

1..You must set "SETTINGS >> Applications >> Unknown Sources, allow ..."

2..Just un-install the current Skype first (Settings >>Applications>> Manage Applications >>Tap the"Downloaded" tab >> scroll down to SKYPE, select it >> Uninstall)

3..Click on the link for the working version (  

Go here: (this is the version) Go to the bottom of the page and install the app from the link under the bar code. It should download and it should prompt you to install it.

Consider joining the Thrive Forum at  It is the best forum on the web for new and experienced Thrive owners.  It will  greatly increase the enjoyment you get from your Thrive.

Best Wishes for a great new year ....
If you need anything else, just post on the Thrive Forum.


Novel Adventurer
FYI I spoke with Toshiba today 1/12/2012 and they told me to update to android 3.2, I did and now skype works on the Thrive with video.
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