Making Video Calls

Initiating a video call is as simple as right-clicking a contact and choosing Start a Video Call. Much as with the audio call, the recipient has the option to accept, decline, or redirect. Redirect gives the option to reply with an IM or to mark the recipient as Do Not Disturb.

When the call is accepted, the usual client window opens and is located on the Video tab. The recipient initially sees the caller, but the caller doesn’t see the recipient until after he clicks Start My Video in the window.

While in an active conversation, users can leverage the new Video Preview feature to check what their video will look like before initiating the call. Hover over the video icon to see a preview, and then click Start My Video to initiate ...

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