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Skype - adjust the settings of your webcam

July 2015

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] - adjust the settings of your webcam


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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