How to: Make, receive, and manage a video call in Skype for Business on Android


Instructions

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Receive a video call
Manage a video call

Start a video call

A1) To make a video call, tap the address book in the far upper-right corner.

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A2) You may find your contact in your list, or you may use the search bar to search for their name.

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A3) Tap the phone number that you wish to call.

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A4) Tap the video icon to turn the call into a video call.

NOTE: When you make a video call, you have the option of using your front or back camera. If the person you're calling doesn't have a camera or chooses not to turn on their video, their video won't be viewable but you can still hear them. The other person can still see your video even if they don't turn on their video.

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Receive a video call

Tap the "Accept" phone icon to accept an incoming video call.

NOTE: You will have the option to tap the video icon video icon to allow the call to be with video.

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Manage a video call

Tap the video icon example screenshot, and then do one of the following:

  • Switch Camera camera switch icon to switch to the front or the back camera.
  • Stop my video stop video icon to turn off your video, but still see another person's video.
  • To End video, tap the "more" icon more icon and tap Switch to audio only. This will end everyone's video for you only, but audio is still available.

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You can also tap the following icons, and do one of the following:

  • To Hold, tap the "more" icon example screenshot and tap Hold. Tap Hold again to resume the call.

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  • To turn the speakerphone on and off, tap the "more" icon example screenshot. Then tap Speaker.

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  • Dial pad dial pad icon to use the dial pad.
  • Mute mute button to mute yourself.
  • IM IM icon to view or send an IM to people in the call, and then tap the back arrow back arrow to go back to the audio conversation screen.
  • End end button to end the call.

OUTCOME

You will be able to start, receive, and manage a video call on your Android device.