You’ll want to make sure your volume level is adequate before you make your first call. There are three settings for adjusting your volume: All three sections include a dropdown list that allows you to select specific devices or to choose Windows Default Device for your microphone, speakers, and ringing.
Skype is a popular messaging program that allows to chat using instant texts or video chat, and make phone calls.
Assuming that your friend picks up, they (or whatever they have their webcam pointing at!
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If you don’t see anything, make sure that your cables are all plugged in.
Then click on Webcam settings and confirm that the settings are correct.
Once you’re finished talking to your friend or just gazing longingly into each other’s eyes, you can hang up by clicking on the red handset icon (End call).
By Loren Abdulezer, Susan Abdulezer, Howard Dammond, Niklas Zennstrom Setting up your webcam for Skype video calls for Windows is easy when you configure sound and images with Skype’s Video Settings and Audio Settings screens.
If you have a built-in microphone, Skype selects it by default.
Select the "Automatically adjust microphone settings" option if you want to automatically configure microphone settings.
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Okay, you’ve got your computer turned on and connected to the internet. You’ve plugged in a webcam or got yourself a headset (or maybe both! You’ll hear a ringing sound (like a telephone) while Skype attempts to get in touch with your friend’s computer.
Click the Windows "Start" menu, click "Control Panel," select "Hardware and sound," then click "Sound." Click the "Playback" tab. Select your speaker configuration, then click "Test" and follow the guided prompts to test your microphone and speakers.