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Skype (video calling) Surface Pro to iPad not working!


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Came home from a holiday and tried calling my girlfriend over Skype on the Surface for the first time. It rang her end, she hit answer, and... it hung up. So I told her to try calling me instead. It rang my end, I hit answer, and... it hung up, and tried calling her!? However everytime I rang her after that, it popped up after a couple of seconds saying, "There's been a problem with a microphone" (can't remember if it was pointing towards hers or mine) she tried ringing me many times but always the same.

Unforunately I had to give up and use FaceTime (from iPhone to iPad) which I was utterly gutted about as we have a bit of a Microsoft Vs. Apple battle going on between us! This time I had to give in and say that Apple won...

Can anyone help me win the next battle lol!?


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I've Skyped with my mom and no issues....and she's tethering too. She has the iPad Mini and I used my Surface and worked just fine.


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Your next battle could be Google vs. Microsoft :D

On topic, I have been using Skype on my Surface RT and Xperia V with any issues, thus far. No fruity experience, sorry.


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I skype with an iPad "3" almost nightly. No issues, apart from a slow connection at times.


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Oh, it's a shame everyone elses is working lol... guess I'll just have to stick to FaceTime for the time being then.

I don't know what end the problem is but if it's Surface end, perhaps 8.1 will bring the solution! Thanks for your input though everyone.
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