1. NHLou's Avatar
    I was happy to see that Skype has an update available and the Droid Charge is on the list of devices that supports video calling on Froyo. However, after downloading the update, it appears the front facing camera does not work. How frustrating! Can anyone else confirm this?
    08-04-2011 06:36 AM
  2. neemo6's Avatar
    Doesn't this only work on gingerbread? Ihave got no update for the charge. What gives? Is there an update coming soon or did I just miss one?
    08-04-2011 07:30 AM
  3. PreceptorJR's Avatar
    This could mean that a Gingerbread update is imminent for us!
    08-04-2011 07:53 AM
  4. ragdoll08's Avatar
    This may be a stupid question, but are rooted Charges outta luck here??
    08-04-2011 08:10 AM
  5. Stang68's Avatar
    The FFC is working on my rooted Charge running Gingerbread.
    08-04-2011 08:50 AM
  6. atlantar6's Avatar
    Got the update on unrooted, only rear facing camera is available. Kind of defeats the purpose.
    08-04-2011 11:53 AM
  7. daThomas#AC's Avatar
    Yea, I believe we'll need Gingerbread for the front facing camera to work.
    08-04-2011 12:55 PM
  8. noobsickle's Avatar
    COME ON!!! Do they just come out with these updates to torture us? What dumbass programmer only makes it only for the back camera on Froyo.

    Skype - Skype Garage blog - Android archive
    08-04-2011 03:16 PM
  9. mcbrett's Avatar
    This is ridiculous- I'll wait till they figure out we need the front camera to work.
    08-04-2011 03:34 PM
  10. wyllic's Avatar
    Read the update notes before you freak out please. The FFC not working on froyo is a problem with froyo not with the app, you need to be on gingerbread in order to have the FFC work. That is all.

    Sent from my SCH-I510 using Tapatalk
    08-04-2011 04:11 PM
  11. noobsickle's Avatar
    Read the update notes before you freak out please. The FFC not working on froyo is a problem with froyo not with the app, you need to be on gingerbread in order to have the FFC work. That is all.

    Sent from my SCH-I510 using Tapatalk
    oovoo works on Froyo.
    08-05-2011 12:09 AM
  12. wyllic's Avatar
    oovoo works on Froyo.
    So skype lies? Blasphemy!

    Sent from my SCH-I510 using Tapatalk
    08-05-2011 12:57 AM
  13. Plucknbach's Avatar
    This is ridiculous- I'll wait till they figure out we need the front camera to work.
    That to check and see if you have chives on your teeth after eating dinner while out on a date.
    08-05-2011 05:19 PM
  14. graybeardnc's Avatar
    Tango working on my DC, stock 2.2
    08-06-2011 08:14 PM
  15. rmanaka's Avatar
    I was able to get Skype working on my DC as detailed HERE. Still a little buggy but I was able to get both front and back cameras working.

    Thank you Droidrx!
    08-07-2011 11:03 PM
  16. dwitherell's Avatar
    I was able to get Skype working on my DC as detailed HERE. Still a little buggy but I was able to get both front and back cameras working.

    Thank you Droidrx!
    That worked for me as well (the link above links to a post that has a link that has the modded Skype program). One note that may be relevant only to my personal experience - for video calls my front camera didn't work at first, but after I restarted the app both cameras worked fine.
    08-07-2011 11:38 PM
  17. rmanaka's Avatar
    That worked for me as well (the link above links to a post that has a link that has the modded Skype program). One note that may be relevant only to my personal experience - for video calls my front camera didn't work at first, but after I restarted the app both cameras worked fine.
    New update from Droidrx HERE...much more stable version...used both FFC and Back camera on a call that lasted about 45 minutes. Later last night spend another hour on a call without any problems.

    Only issue I have ATM is that when I am signed in, my signal will occasionally drop and then Skype will sign back in with the Skype slurping sound.

    Pretty much a working solution for me until an "official" version is released OR we get an official GB ROM!
    08-11-2011 09:20 PM
  18. Bluebasil's Avatar
    I need to root for this to make Skype use FFC, right? Instructions are a little (a lot) vague.
    08-12-2011 09:05 PM
  19. Bluebasil's Avatar
    Oh, I think I messed it up. I extracted the apk and put it on my sd card. When I run it thee install fails ' out of space'. I get the same message now if I try to install skype from the market. I have 894mb of phone storage available.
    08-13-2011 02:39 PM
  20. Foo2U2001's Avatar
    Wow just installed this on my Charge after some tweaks it works great.

    Finally I get some use out of the rear facing camera.

    Thanks for the info!!
    09-22-2011 02:16 PM
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