*Depending on the data plan you use, mobile operator charges may apply.
Before you start making video calls, you need to find your friends on Skype and add them to your contact list. When you've added your friends, it's easy to video call them.
The following questions and answers will help you get started making Skype video calls on your iPhone or iPod touch:
To start a video call with Skype for iPhone:
If you’re on a Skype-to-Skype voice call, you can turn the video on at any time. Simply tap the camera icon during a call to start sending video.
During a video call, you can:
If you have an iPhone or iPod touch with two cameras, you can switch between them during a Skype video call. Tap the screen to bring up the call options, then tap the camera icon to choose whether you want to display your Front Camera or Back Camera.
If you turn your device to landscape mode, the camera picture will automatically rotate.
In both the portrait and landscape mode, double-tapping anywhere on your screen will turn on full screen video. Double-tapping again will restore the picture to its normal size.
Yes, you'll be able to receive screen shares from people using Skype for Windows or Mac OS X. Currently, you cannot share your iPhone’s screen with other people, and you cannot receive a screen share from another person using an iPhone.
No, the call will automatically switch to audio only, as Skype for iPhone and iPod touch do not support group video calls.
You can make Skype video calls over WiFi or a 3G/4G networks*.
The quality of the video you send and receive from your iPhone or iPod touch depends on your internet connection. For best results, make sure you have nothing else running that might use up your bandwidth.
*Additional data charges may apply. Check with your mobile operator for details.
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