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My skype contacts can hear me but not see me.

Using my Microsoft Lifecam VX-3000 I can see my contacts in Skype. I can hear them also but whilst they can hear me they can NOT see me. I can see myself so webcam is on and working but I need to adjust settings; but which settings?

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  • 4371 Feb 02, 2009

    I cannot see my contacts. sometimes my contacts cannot see me - my webcam is working and I was able to see my contacts a few weeks ago - what has changed

  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2009

    I can hear, but cant see my contact. He can see and hear me though and can see himself. Not

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How can I connect my LifeCam vx-3000 to my skype contacts please


Go Here; http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/downloads/default.mspx and download your drivers by searching the name of your webcam. Then install that software. When the instal is done, it will ask you to plug your Webcam in. It should then work. Then open up skype and choose Audio and Video Setup under tools or options. It will walk you through the steps in Skype to get it working.

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I have the vx-3000. My contacts cannot see me using SKYPE. Is this lifecam compatible with SKYPE?


When using Skype let the skype software do all the work - do not preview your image by using the Lifecam software

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Lifecam VX-3000 seems to work fine except it does not send video on skype?


Any web cam should work with skype.
Please configure to use life cam as input for video signals by skype
Go to Skype> Tools> options> video settings
Please ensure no other application is using web-cam when using it on skype

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I believe that this camera is NOT supported by Skype.

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Microsoft Lifecam 3.0. Using Skype. I can see


Check your video settings within skype, make sure to do a test call with skype as well and make sure that you log onto microsoft and get the updates for the microsoft lifecam.

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Downloaded new version of skype and was using microsoft lifecam camera and now no picture is seen on other side by family. do i need to download the lifecam driver again


I saw this problem on the Logitech forum, so there is a known issue.
The guy resolved it by contacting Skype and going back to an earlier version of Skype until a patch is issued.

You can also check out the Microsoft Lifecam support, they have some information for chat programs

http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cp_webcams_master

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Initialization error


Test your webcam here by hitting "Allow" in top window and assessing your webcam in left hand panel.
If it works here, you know the hardware is OK. Now you have to configure it to any program you want to use it in
SkypeIf you have problems when you use your webcam device in Skype, you may have to configure the audio and video setting in Skype. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Start Skype.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  3. In the navigation pane of the Skype Options window, click Audio Settings.
  4. Select your LifeCam device as the default microphone. For example, select Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000.
  5. In the navigation pane of the Skype Options window, click Video Settings.
  6. Select your LifeCam device as the default Webcam. For example, select Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Test LifeCam by making a Skype test call.
For more information about how to configure Skype Messenger, please visit the following Skype Web site: http://support.skype.com (http://support.skype.com)


I do not know the second program ( explorer express) but there will be a similar arrange for making your Hardware default

Aug 27, 2009 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 Web Camera

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I am new to using a web cam. I purchased the VX6000 and everything is working, however, the people I talk to on it only see static pictures of me (Skype).


I think what they are seeing is the photo you took with your webcam when you set up your account.
Make sure your webcam is is working OK and then check your settings

  1. Start Skype.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  3. In the navigation pane of the Skype Options window, click Audio Settings.
  4. Select your LifeCam device as the default microphone. For example, select Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000.
  5. In the navigation pane of the Skype Options window, click Video Settings.
  6. Select your LifeCam device as the default Webcam. For example, select Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Test LifeCam by making a Skype test call.
For more information about how to configure Skype Messenger, please visit the following Skype Web site: http://support.skype.com (http://support.skype.com)



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