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Camera not working with skype?

Discussion in 'Droid RAZR' started by wickedkae, Nov 13, 2011.

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    So I fired up skype to try out the video chat. Skype says my camera is ready but it never actually works. I can see other people fine, but my camera does nothing. Anyone have this problem?
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    I don't have the RAZR but I'm pretty sure a lot of phones have this problem. I'm pretty sure its skype not playing nice with GB and the variety of phones.

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    Didn't try Skype but mine works fine with with fring that has the video chat feature.

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    My camera didnt work with Skype either. I tried gtalk and Tango both work fine but Tango was way easier to use. Two thumbs up for Tango!

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    And Tango has a desktop app as well

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    I tried Skype-ing with my GF's Revolution. Her camera worked fine, and I could see the image fine on my phone. My RAZR camera (both front and back) did not work......
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    Ok so this is a RAZR problem for sure.
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    Can you take a picture of yourself with the front camera, is it at all usable? Mine works fine doing video chat (not skype).
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    My front camera didn't work with Skype either. The camera was on and Skype showed the video box but no picture.

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    Sounds like an issue with Skype. Im sure if enough users will alert Skype to it there will be an update coming..

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    Same problem here

    I can see others, but they can't see me. Skype did give the choice of switching between front and back cameras, but it didn't make a difference. I also got a message on installing that Skype wasn't supported on the device yet or something along those lines. Hopefully it's just a bug that will get fixed, but if anyone has a solution, I'd like to hear it.
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    Skype has to update their app to be compatible with new phones. Hopefully, razr will be included in the supported devices list soon...
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    They told me at VW that Skype isn't supported yet. Tango worked for me.

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