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How To Video Call – A Quick Guide By Ebuyer

With most of us having to self-isolate and avoid social contact ‘for the greater good’, you’ll be pleased to know that you can still keep in touch with your family and friends. You can do this via a video call – meaning you can sit around in your living room and talk to your family – even if they’re not actually there.

For those of you who don’t know your way around the different video calling apps, we’ve put together this short video. It demonstrates the following applications:

Facetime
WhatsApp
Skype
Zoom

How to video call – A couple of things you need to know:

If you’re video calling from a smartphone, it will most likely already have a front facing camera and microphone built in. But if you’re using a desktop PC and monitor, you may need to add a webcam and / or microphone.

Wi-Fi is important but not essential as you can still make calls without it, using 4G/5G. But keep an eye on your data as video calling will use more of it than a regular phone call.

With that in mind, let’s find out how to video call.

If you’re lacking the equipment to make a video call, then head over to our website to get the tech you’ll need. We currently stock a wide range of laptops and smartphones, both of which you can use to keep in touch with your family and friends. If you’ve got a laptop/PC but are lacking a microphone or webcam, we’ve got those too!

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