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Video chat doesn't connect

When I video chat someone or when someone video chats me I don't get the option to accept or decline and it just says they declined the invitation

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You will not be able to accept or decline until someone try to initiate a connection with you. You are getting the declined message from whomever you were trying to connect to.  That just means, the had an option to accept or decline allowing you to view them, and they may have declined.  Try it out with someone who is currently using the feature. Once you know they have accepted your request. It should give you an option ot accept (or delcine) theirs.   
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Facebook affords its users several means of communicating with one another, from public posts made to the collective News Feed and individual users' Walls to direct, private messages. Facebook also allows for real-time chat communication between users who are both online -- this doesn't, however, include an option to chat using video as of this writing.

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Facebook chat functions much in the same way as standalone chat clients, such as AOL Instant Messenger and Windows Live Messenger. To chat with another user on Facebook, he must be one of your contacts and also be online. Two categories of online friends exist: Available and Idle. Available friends, which appear at the top of your chat list and have green dots next to their names, are actively using the site and, therefore, more likely to be available for chat. Idle users are not actively using Facebook, and although they're signed in, they may not be at their computer to chat.
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Facebook Chat is simple and, as of this writing, permits you only to send text in most cases. The one exception is in the case of emoticons. If you type ":)", for example, a yellow smiley face appears. Beyond this, Facebook Chat's list of features is rather limited. If you don't want to chat within the main Facebook interface, you can pop out the chat box and continue your conversation in a separate window. You can also make yourself go offline if you don't wish to chat with others or to let them chat with you.
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Although you may direct others to pictures, videos and other multimedia within chat -- namely, via text links to the URLs at which they're hosted -- it's not possible to embed images and videos themselves within a chat message. Furthermore, Facebook Chat isn't capable of video chatting, such as programs like Skype and Windows Live Messenger. If you want to communicate with one of your Facebook friends via video message, you won't be able to do so using Facebook Chat.
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One potential workaround to Facebook not having video chat among its features is using Skype's Import Contacts feature. In addition to being able to import contacts from email clients such as MSN Hotmail and Gmail, you can enter your Facebook credentials and cross-reference your contact list to see which of your friends are also using Skype. After you've done this, use Skype to make free video calls with your Facebook friends who use the program.

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Hello there.

Here is some information from Yahoo! about how to start your webcam!

If this was helpful, let me know with a couple thumbs up! :)



To start a webcam conversation:

  1. Select Messenger ' My Webcam. The "My Webcam" window opens.

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  2. Select Actions ' More Actions.

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  3. Click Invite to View My Webcam. The "Invite to View My Webcam" window appears.

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I don't really know how to use it. It was a gift from my daughter after my hard drive crashed.


Well, it's very easy for you to use a web camera. First you have to decide how do you want to use it.. means you can use it for video chatting through Paltalk, Yahoo messenger, MSN messenger, Skype etc. For video chat you will need to install it in your PC.

To install first connect the web cam with PC. Insert the installation CD in CD/DVD-ROM, run Setup.exe and install it. Once setup is successfully completed you may need to restart the PC.

Now open and sign in your chat client (MSN messenger, Yahoo messenger, Gtalk messenger, AOL etc.) For example: If you want to start share your web cam in Yahoo messenger, just Login with your ID and password....click on Messenger choose option My Webcam.One warning message will appear...click OK....your webcam will start....Now if you want to invite someone to view your webcam, simply click on his/her ID and open IM window....click on Actions, choose More Actions from down of the list....and click on Invite to view my webcam....if he/she accepts your invitation...he/she will able to see you....again if you want to see someone who having Webcam....open the IM window by clicking his/her ID.... follow option Actions > More Actions and click on View webcam....yahoo will send the request to him/her...if he/she accept your request....you will able to see him/her....

For MSN messenger....sign in to your messenger and click on Actions and from list choose option Video and click on Show my webcam to view your webcam to others from your contact list.....or click on Start a video call to start video chat.....

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The good news is that you, as the paying customer, gets to decide if the expert provided a proper response to your question, or provided the solution to your problem.

By opening up another chat request, shortly after you got disconnected, you stand a pretty good chance of getting them again. If you get someone else, you can politely decline them and mark the session as "rejected" meaning you won't get charged for that particular chat. Further, since it is a paid chat session, the expert won't have their rating percentages adversely affected by your rejection of the session.

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Follow the instructions hopefully this solves for you
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Open AIM
then click setup
then live video
Then "Audio and Video Tuning Wizard" opens.
Click Next
Be sure to enter the right camera. If no camera shows up, your camera is not properly connected or configured.
Click Next
Here you will see a video window with your camera in action.
Click Next
Click Next
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Some other cameras need a separate microphone. In this case be sure that your mike is properly connected.
Select your speakers and be sure they work properly.
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Adjust the speaker volume as needed.
Click Next
Make a mike test and observe the volume bars moving to the right.
Adjust the mike sensitivity so you have a good meter movement when speaking normally
without peaking to yellow or red.
Click Next
Click Finish
Close the "IM Preferences" Window by clicking OK.
Close the "Instant Message" Window.
Your SETUP is complete.



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