Although Skype allows you to connect with video to communicate and collaborate, you are not required to use video. You may decide to use only audio in which you can talk with the other person while still sharing files, images, and your screen.
- [Oliver] There may be times when you want to communicate…with someone using a Skype call…but you don't want to use the video feature.…Perhaps one person doesn't have a webcam…or you just don't feel like being on camera.…Another reason for this is that using video…can take up a lot of bandwidth…and if you're experiencing choppy video…or having issues with a Skype video call,…you may want to try doing this without video.…This can be beneficial…because it still allows you to use your device…to communicate with the other person using the internet…and you still have the ability to share your screen,…chat, send links, and more.…
Let's take a look at how to do this.…I'm going to go ahead and call Christen again,…but this time instead of selecting the blue video camera,…I'm going to click on the phone icon.…So I'll click here, and then call using Skype.…Hello Christen?…- [Christen] Hey Oliver.…- [Oliver] How's it going?…- [Christen] It's going well.…- [Oliver] Awesome, all right so as you can see,…I can still hear Christen,…
- Creating a Skype account
- Adding contacts
- Making video and audio-only calls
- Sharing your screen
- Messaging with Skype
- Making calls to mobile phones and landlines
- Using Skype Translator
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to Skype
2. Skype Calls
3. More Ways to Make Skype Calls
4. Advanced Features
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