Quick iChat question

sjpetry

macrumors 65816
Original poster
Oct 28, 2004
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Hi

With iChat how do I see other people without having a webcam connected to my computer? I can hear them but it won't let me engage video.

Thanks
 

jsw

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Mar 16, 2004
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Andover, MA
Odd... I'm pretty sure it should.

iChat often requires some router voodoo to make sure it works, and maybe the right ports aren't open? I believe you're supposed to be able to see them.

Well, assuming they have webcams...
 

sjpetry

macrumors 65816
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Oct 28, 2004
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
They have a new iMac with the iSight built in. I do not have any firewalls up, but they are in a different country if that would complicate things.
 

janey

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Dec 20, 2002
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sunny los angeles
the way i read it, looks like you guys are trying to do a one way videochat where you don't have a webcam and the other person does..in that case, the other person has to initiate the one way chat. for the other person, that's a simple right-click on your name and going to "invite to one-way videochat" or some option like that in iChat.