It is important to consider many factors when communicating and collaborating with Skype. Explore the things you should consider, including lighting, background noise, and how to set your availability.
- [Instructor] In this video, I wanna discuss…a few other important considerations to ensure…that you're making the most of your Skype experience.…The first is to consider lighting.…When you're in a video call, you'll wanna make sure…that you are not in too bright or too dark…of an environment.…Bright lights behind you can be very distracting…to the person you're communicating with, and they also…make it so that it's difficult to see your face.…For instance, you wouldn't wanna sit with your back…to a window that has sunlight coming in.…This extreme amount of light…will make for poor video quality.…
Next, consider your environment with regards to sound.…Having quality sound is an important part of a Skype call.…If possible, avoid noisy environments…with a lot of background noise.…And if possible, wear headphones so that the audio…from your speakers isn't picked up by your microphone.…One other consideration is to set your status on Skype.…Here I'm inside of my Skype account.…And in the upper left-hand corner,…
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- Creating a Skype account
- Adding contacts
- Making video and audio-only calls
- Sharing your screen
- Recording calls
- Messaging with Skype
- Making calls to mobile phones and landlines
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to Skype
2. Skype Calls
3. Additional Ways to Utilize Skype
4. Advanced Features
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