How can I make Skype video calls from my Nokia N8?

S Chandrasekar January 3, 2013
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How to make Skype video calls from Nokia N8? If the present configuration is outdated, any plan for update by Skype and Nokia?

  1. Silhoutte James
    January 9, 2013 at 11:01 am

    1. First set up a WLAN connection or check that you are in coverage of a 3G network.

    2. Set up a Skype account on your device: Tap the Application menu icon and select Settings > VoIP and IM accounts > New > Skype and fill in your account details and select Sign in. Once you have set up your account, contacts you have added to your account will be imported to the device. If you have done the account set up earlier just set your availability as Online: Tap the Status area and select Availability > Online > Save.

    3. Open the Contacts application and select one of your contacts whose status is online and select Skype video call, or if you have first started a Skype call open the Call menu (tap the title bar) and select Turn on video.

  2. ha14
    January 4, 2013 at 9:53 am

    How to make video call on skype with Nokia N8
    http://community.skype.com/t5/Symbian/How-to-make-video-call-on-skype-with-Nokia-N8/td-p/176718/page/6

    Make free Skype-to-Skype calls, and call phones at Skype’s great rates – over WiFi or 3G
    http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/get-skype/on-your-mobile/download/skype-for-symbian/#

  3. Rajaa Chowdhury
    January 3, 2013 at 1:23 pm

    What features does Skype for Symbian support?

    Skype for Symbian supports the following features:

    Skype-to-Skype voice calling
    Calling mobiles and landlines anywhere in the world (Requires Skype Credit or a subscription)
    Receiving calls to your Skype Number
    Participating in conference calls
    Instant messaging
    Sending emoticons
    Sending texts and setting up sender ID
    Voicemail
    Call forwarding
    Sending and receiving files
    Sending and receiving contact details*
    Synchronizing Skype status with phone calendar*
    Updating your mood message to show what you have playing on your Mplayer*

    The following features are not currently supported:

    Video calling
    Starting a conference call

    *This feature is only available on the latest version of Skype for Symbian (2.0). It’s easy to upgrade – simply visit skype.com/m on your mobile browser and download the updated version or visit the Skype for Symbian homepage for more details.

    You can probably use Fring for video chat.