Double way webcam chat
You and a friend will both need a camera and microphone (most laptop computers will ship with them these days, but there are many commercial options to fit any user’s needs), as well as matching software.
These methods cover usage of the the most popular choices for video chat.
As you initiate a call it will provide you with a link to a video chat, whereby contacts can join.
If you happen to close the application whilst the call is taking place, your video will freeze, but you’ll still be connected to your video call via voice call only.
Booyah is a free app available in the Google Play Store or Apple App Store that lets you video call your Whats App contacts, provided your recipient also has the app installed.
To video call on Whats App simply open a conversation with a contact and tap the camera icon next to the phone icon.
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