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Three way video calling with Kindle HD?

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Initial post: Nov 4, 2012 4:08:16 PM PST
Anna says:
I am trying to do three-way video calling, but Skype does not support this on the mobile version, and Google + is not available for Kindle, so I cannot use Google Hangout. Is there any other way I could do three way video calling? Is it possible to somehow hook my Kindle to the computer and just use the camera as a webcam for my desktop since I can use Skype for my desktop to do three way calling?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 4:13:04 PM PST
Loz says:
If you can use Skype on your desktop, why do you need to connect your kindle?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 4:17:42 PM PST
Anna says:
I don't have a camera or microphone for my desktop. I don't regularly need to do three way calling, and normally just use Skype on my Kindle.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 4:19:13 PM PST
Loz says:
Ahh ok, got ya. I don't think the Fire would be able to do what you want it to by hooking it up to your computer. You might be better off getting a small webcam to attach to your desktop.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 4:22:54 PM PST
Agree, a webcam and mic are pretty inexpensive and will be much less hassle to try to use with your PC than cobbling up some way to use the Fire as a webcam/mic.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 4:24:43 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 4, 2012 4:26:39 PM PST
Anna says:
Yeah, I only really need to do it for tomorrow, so if worse comes to worse I'll just do three way voice calling, but I was hoping there might be some other program that would let me do three way video on the Kindle or something. I don't really feel like spending $10 or more to get a webcam to use once and then just having another thing I won't use sitting around my house. Thanks for the suggestions though :)
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