Support skype video not working on gnex

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by opeets, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. opeets

    opeets Well-Known Member
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    I installed Skype yesterday so I can chat with my son on his iPod Touch. When I try to initiate a call, it connects and I see him on my screen but he cannot see me. The gnex keeps telling me to enable video, which I do but to no avail.

    I rooted and unlocked my gnex a few months ago and I am still using ICS (I refused the JB update).

    Any solution to this issue?
     

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  2. opeets

    opeets Well-Known Member
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    so nobody uses skype on their gnex?
     
  3. TritonDroid

    TritonDroid Well-Known Member
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    I have used Skype on my Gnex without issue to a windows pc. Maybe the issue is on the Apple side.

    I am rooted and run custom ROM. Skype has worked before and after root and new ROM
     
  4. tube517

    tube517 Well-Known Member
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    Have you tried using it with another user/phone?

    Skype has been an inconsistent app for Android. Sometimes it works, sometimes not.
     
  5. clemson77on

    clemson77on Well-Known Member
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    Have you tried Google Hangouts? I personally like it better than Skype. See if that works.
     
  6. Tim K

    Tim K Well-Known Member
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    I tried to let my kids Skype with my wife last night. Worked fine on my end but on her Razr it wasn't transmitting video to me on my gnex or pc. I think Skype is flaky. Google talk 'video chat' always seems to work for us though.
     
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  7. Skyroket

    Skyroket Well-Known Member
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    mine works.. although i'm using previous version (2.9.0.315)
     
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