Join Lisa Larson-Kelley for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up your webcam, part of Up and Running with Skype for Windows.
- View Offline
…Once you've got your profile ready for the world and you've added some contacts…to call, you want to be sure that they'll be able to see and hear you.…You can easily check if your audio and…video devices are working with Skype for Windows 8.…Let's start with the webcam.…First, to double check that you've given…Skype access to your webcam and microphone.…With Skype open, bring up the charms by moving your mouse to…the upper right corner and down or swiping from the right of…the screen.…Tap or click Settings and then choose Permissions.…
Here under webcam and microphone you can see if they're turned on or off.…Mine are on.…If they're off for you drag the slider to turn them on.…Now that we know Skype has access to the…webcam and microphone let's make sure they're working correctly.…To test your webcam, again you can pull…up the charms, choose settings, and options.…If you can see the video stream here in this tiny little window, as you…see here, your webcam is good to go and you're ready to make video calls.…
- Getting the right equipment
- Launching Skype
- Adding and managing contacts
- Making audio and video calls
- Using Skype on mobile devices
- Setting up Skype voicemail
- Recording Skype calls
- Sharing your screen
- Making group calls
- Managing privacy settings
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Familiar with Skype
2. Setting Up a Webcam, Microphone, and Speakers
3. Making Your First Skype Call
4. Using Skype on Mobile Devices
5. Advanced Features
6. Advanced Features in Skype for Windows Desktop
7. Tips and Best Practices
Managing privacy settings2m 54s
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.