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Hi, i have just installed my Skype and have bought a Logitech Webcam, have done the Skype check etc but I cannot get audio when I am on a video call? We can see each other and I can hear the othe rperson but they cannot hear me? When I just call, audio works fine both ways. Please help! Bronwyn

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Hi Bronwyn,

What you need to do is to open Skype and go into the Preferences or Options and select Audio. There is a drop down menu to select what audio (microphone) you want to use. There should be a selection there for the Logitech webcam. (Most webcams have a mic in them.)

The other option would be to get an external microphone and connect it to the proper connector on the front or back of your computer and select it from the menu.

Thanks for using Fixya.

Wayne

Posted on Dec 31, 2010

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    Wayne Mineard Jan 01, 2011

    That's under Tools>Options>Audio. There are drop-downs for speakers AND microphone.

    Wayne

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