Skype Enables Video for Multiple Android Devices
If you are the owner of one of those Android devices that has not been able to video chat and did not have Skype support, then you could be getting some luck your way. Skype has announced that its latest version 2.1 will support a video chat for a whole bunch of Android devices.
Today we are pleased to announce that with the release of Skype 2.1 for Android, we are rolling out video support for an additional 17 of the most popular Android devices
The following are the list of devices that Skype will now support:
- Acer A5
- HTC Desire (2.2)
- HTC Desire HD
- HTC Evo 3D
- HTC Evo 4G
- HTC Flyer
- HTC Incredible S
- HTC Sensation
- HTC Thunderbolt – Verizon (2.2) (US only)
- LG Revolution – Verizon (2.2) (US only)
- Samsung Droid Charge – Verizon (2.2) (US only)
- Samsung Galaxy S
- Samsung Galaxy S II
- Samsung Galaxy Tab
- Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro
- Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY
- Sony Ericsson Xperia ray
The devices that will have the support of Skype 2.1 must be on Android 2.2 (Froyo) or above. If this prerequisite is met then you can download and install the latest version from Android Market through your Android phone’s browser. After the app is downloaded, complete the following:
1. Go to Skype Settings.
2. Launch the application and then select Enable video calling.
Note: If Enable video calling is not shown as an option, your device or platform version does not meet the minimum requirements.