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Windows 10 users use Skype frequently for voice and video calls, which we can understand because it is a quality tool. Plus, for the first time in years, the desktop version of Skype doesn’t look like a’90s movie. You can say with certainty that Microsoft has done a good job since it took over Skype, but unfortunately there are still some problems.
One of the problems some users have had for some time has a lot to do with their inability to see each other when they make a Skype video call. You see, the other party can see well, but the user is not able to see himself in the small box in the corner. It’s a little frustrating to know that the other party has a chance, but you can’t tell if you’re in the right place in front of the camera.
You can’t watch video during Skype calls
Before diving, please turn the video on and off using the onscreen buttons.
1] Make sure the webcam is operational
In Skype, click the button with the three dots near your profile picture. The next step is to click on Audio and Video Settings, and from there the webcam light should be on, then you should see if your face is displayed.
If nothing is displayed, it means that Skype does not recognize your camera correctly.
2] Update your webcam
Continue and press the Windows + X button, then select Device Manager from the menu. Now click Imagine Devices or Camerasfrom the hardware list, then search for your webcam.
The last step is to click Update driver software and then automatically check if the updated driver software .
3] Reset the Skype app
Log out of the Skype app and restart your computer immediately. Once your system is registered, click the Windows + I button to open the Settings menu and select Apps.
Scroll down the list of applications until you find Skype. Click on it, select Advanced Option, then select Reset.
Restart Skype, connect again and try making another video call with your friends and family.
We are pretty sure that at least one of these options solves most of the problems associated with video calls.
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