Lync/Skype Presence not showing or missing in Outlook 2016/2013

I have installed Mitel MiCollab Client and Skype in Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 4 tablet. When I open the Office Outlook 2016 software, I notice that it doesn’t show up the Presence Icons, such as the skype for business status, Green, Red squares beside names). Other Office apps like SharePoint client are also missing presence information. Continue reading

Windows 10 Cannot start your camera error code 0xA00F4246

When I use Skype Preview app to make video call with my friend in Windows 10, it pops up a error message “Can’t start your camera. If you’re sure the camera is connected and installed properly, try checking for updated drivers. If you need it, here’s the error code: 0xA00F4246 (0x887A0004)”. That also effects the stock Camera application and causes it fail to access. How can I fix the issue on my Surface Pro 3 tablet. Continue reading

Fix Camera Black/Dark Screen in Windows 8.1 Skype, Hangouts chat

The Microsoft Skype and Google Hangouts service offer the face-to-face video chatting solution with your friends and family in Windows tablet and computer. However, once you have installed the Windows 8.1 update 1 on the device, sometimes you should notice that others app connect directly to the system’s Camera and it just shows the black screen or becomes too dark or too bright. Continue reading

Fix Skype app crashes and not workings in Windows 8.1 hotfix (KB2902892)

Windows 8.1 has been pre-installed Skype as the default chat and messaging app for uers to make an instant message, voice or video call with your friends and family. However, you might get the Skype not working problem after upgrading to Windows 8.1 and don’t figure out how to fix the issues. The app just loads for seconds and then automatically crashes and goes back to start screen. Continue reading

Skype app connects to WiFi hotspots on Windows RT/8

Microsoft has released the official application called Skype WiFi for iPhone and Android OS, and now it is also available for Windows RT and 8 in the app store. The app allows you to connect to over one million WiFi hotspots in world wide for signing in your own Skype account. Continue reading

How To Block Contacts in Skype app on Windows 8 Pro

As a free video call and voice messenger, Skype for Windows 8 offers a new way to let you keep in touch with your friends using your Microsoft account. However, some spammers might often see your status, send you instant messages or even call you. To prevent them from contacting you in any way, you’d better block or report a contact in Skype for Windows desktop. Continue reading

How to use Skype Screen Sharing on Surface Pro Windows 8

With the latest new updates, accessing share screen with video on in Skype client requires a Premium subscription. When I installed metro UI of skype app from Windows store and tried to share the screen on my Surface Pro running Windows 8, there is no symbol (+) share screens button, I can’t show my co-workers what i am working. Any way to use it for Business? Continue reading