Why can't an IM Contact view my IMs when I am using the webcam?

I tried to communicate with my husband using a webcam and for some reason he couldn't hear me. He IMed me to let me know but he could not read my responses.

1 Answer

Relevance
  • Manik
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Use a microphone to transmit your voice..webcam may not have built in microphone with it,

    Make sure you have the latest version of Yahoo! Messenger. Make sure you installed the software for the webcam In Yahoo! Messenger - click on "Messenger" menu on it - click on "Preferences" - select "Webcam" - click on 'Camera Source'

    Click the "Messenger" menu in Yahoo! Messenger and select "Start My Webcam" option.

    Click the camera icon located on the IM window toolbar.

    Click the "Contact" menu located on the IM window and select the "Invite to View My Webcam" option.

    Read the help topics ans search from these links:

    http://vsp.help.yahoo.com/index.html?lang=us&prop=...

    http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/messenger/messeng...

Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.