Monday, March 10, 2014
How to call Skype if contact is Invisible or Away status
If your Skype contact (person you want to call or chat) is not Online meaning that the contact status is either Away or Invisible, the Video Call button will not activate (grayed/light green).
In order to Call your contact even if the Video Call button is disabled, do the following procedure steps:
1. On Skype Home in Contacts (left side pane)
2. Click the Arrow Down on the right side of the Call Mobile or Call Phone button (this downwards arrow is also called the More Calling Options button which is located on the left side of the + button)
3. Select Call Skype
4. Skype will connect to the other person and start calling...
5. Click the Video button on the left side of the Microphone button to Turn on Video