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Set up your video device

‌You need a camera to share video of yourself, but you don’t need one to see someone else’s video.

•From the main screen, click Tools (cog icon) then Video Device Settings.
•If you see you, you’re set! If not, make adjustments. Click Camera
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Start a video call

If you want to make a video call with just one other person, right now ...
‌1.Tap a contact’s picture.
2.Tap the Video button.

A message pops up on  the other person’s screen asking if they want to accept your call. (To stop showing video of you at any point, just click the Video button again.)


TIP During an IM or Skype for Business audio call, click the Video button to make it a video call.

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Answer a video call

‌When someone calls you, you’ll get an alert in the lower right of your desktop. Make sure you aren’t wearing pajamas and that you don’t have lettuce in your teeth!
•To answer, click their pic.
•To ignore, click Ignore.
•To start an instant messaging (IM) conversation with the caller instead of an audio call, click Options, and then Reply by IM. To reject the call and other calls, until you change your status, click Options, and then Set to Do not Disturb.
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Add video to an IM conversation

‌1.In the conversation window, click the camera icon. It shows you preview.
2.Adjust your camera (or yourself),  and click Start My Video.
3.To stop sharing your video, click Stop My Video again.

TIP  Click End Video to stop sharing your video with others AND to end their video feeds to you.

Need to invite more people?  Click 'Invite More People'

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Start a video meeting

‌You can start an ad-hoc video meeting with multiple contacts at any time. If people are available you can bring them into a meeting now instead of scheduling one for later.

1.In your Contacts list, select multiple contacts by holding the Ctrl key and clicking their pics.
2.Right-click one of the selected names, and click Start a Video Call. When you start a video call, you automatically use Skype for Business computer audio.
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Manage meeting participants

‌‌Meeting getting unruly? If you’re the presenter, you are in control.S4B participants

1.Click the Participants button to open the Participants pane so you can see a list of everyone in the meeting. 
2.Click the Participant Actions button.
3.Click one or multiple buttons to apply these settings to all attendees.  
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