Staying connected via video calls
For the tech savvy, there are plenty of video calling options. Being able to see your family on screen can make you feel closer and enhance that sense of connection.
Skype is available on a wide range of platforms—from iPhones and iPads to Android devices and PCs.
To learn how to get started, go straight to the support section of the Skype website:
'HOW DO I GET STARTED WITH SKYPE' from Skype Support
Click www.support.skype.com/en/faq/FA11098/how-do-i-get-started-with-skype to access.
FaceTime is a video chat app that is inbuilt into iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices, so you can just launch it and get chatting! Nothing to download.
To get started, check out the “How to“ guide on the Apple support website:
'USE FACETIME WITH YOUR IPHONE, IPAD OR IPOD TOUCH' from Apple
Click www.support.apple.com/en-gb/HT204380 to access.
Zoom started life as a video and audio conferencing app for business, but is now being used by people around the world to connect with friends and family members.
To learn how to use Zoom, their support guides will get you started.
Zoom for Windows and Mac desktops and laptops:
Click www.support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362033-Getting-Started-on-Windows-and-Mac to access.
Zoom for iOS:
Click www.support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362993-Getting-Started-with-iOS to access.
Zoom for Android:
Click www.support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/200942759-Getting-Started-with-Android to access.