Skype - adjust the settings of your webcam

November 2016

During a video call on Skype, a user may have felt the video was dark and the call would have benefited from a slightly brighter /s/video video]. Luckily, Skype users can make variations in the webcam settings. One can make these changes, whilston a video call through Skype easily. All the user has to do is go to the webcam settings and start fine-tuning the brightness. Once, the desired result is achieved, press on OK and then exit. With this, the quality of the video conferencing will be greatly enhanced.

Skype allows you to adjust the settings of your webcam; you may have noticed that whilst making a video call via Skype, the image from the webcam was too dark. You can modify the brightness level, Gamma....etc to suit your preferences.
  • On Skype, select Tools> Options >Video Settings > Webcam settings

  • Move the sliders to adjust the brightness level (or any other option to your convenience).
  • Validate with the OK button.

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