How to Video Call iPhone to Android

Kyle Wood

Android, Tutorials

Are you an iPhone user who wants to video call your friends or family members who have Android devices? Well, you’re in luck!

Thanks to advancements in technology, it is now possible to video call from an iPhone to an Android device. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to make a video call between these two platforms.

Step 1: Install a Cross-Platform Video Calling App

The first thing you need to do is install a video calling app that works across different operating systems. One of the most popular and widely used apps for this purpose is Skype. It is available for both iOS and Android devices and allows seamless video calling between the two platforms.

Here’s how to install Skype:

  1. Open the App Store on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on the search bar at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Type “Skype” and tap on the search button.
  4. Select the Skype app from the search results.
  5. Tap on “Get” or the cloud icon with a downward arrow to download and install Skype on your iPhone.

Step 2: Create a Skype Account or Sign In

If you already have a Skype account, simply sign in using your credentials. If not, follow these steps to create a new account:

  1. Launch Skype.
  2. Tap on “Create account”.
  3. Enter your phone number or email address and tap on “Next”.
  4. Choose a password and tap on “Next”.
  5. Enter your name and tap on “Next”.
  6. Tap on “Let’s go”.

Step 3: Add Contacts to Your Skype Account

In order to video call someone, you need to have them added as a contact in your Skype account. Here’s how you can add contacts:

  1. Launch Skype.
  2. Tap on the “Contacts” tab.
  3. Tap on the “+” icon.
  4. Enter the person’s Skype name, email, or phone number.
  5. Select the correct contact from the list of search results.
  6. Add a personalized message (optional).
  7. Tap on “Send”.

Step 4: Initiate a Video Call with an Android Device

Now that you have installed Skype, created an account, and added contacts, it’s time to make your first video call from your iPhone to an Android device:

  1. (Make sure you have a stable internet connection)
  2. Launch Skype.
  3. Navigate to the “Contacts” tab.
  4. Select the contact you want to call.
  5. Tap on the video call icon.
  6. Wait for the recipient to accept the call.
  7. Enjoy your video call!

That’s it! You have successfully made a video call from your iPhone to an Android device using Skype. Now you can stay connected with your friends and family, regardless of the platform they are using.

Remember, this tutorial focused on using Skype as a cross-platform video calling app. However, there are other options available as well, such as Google Duo and WhatsApp. Feel free to explore these alternatives if you prefer.

Happy video calling!

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