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Kayzaar
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎02-26-2013
My Device: Black Berry z10
My Carrier: Rogers
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Why are we unable to video chat between playbook and Phones? ..

Is this feature going to be incorporated? You can do it with facetime.....

 

Any thoughts surrounding this idea?

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JohnyBGood
Posts: 44
Registered: ‎02-26-2013
My Device: Playbook & 9810 Torch
My Carrier: Wind Mobile Canada

Re: Why are we unable to video chat between playbook and Phones? ..

Skype & OoVoo are coming to BB10 and BB10 is coming to Playbook (some time this year), so then you can Skype-to-Skype Playbook-to-phone...

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JohnyBGood
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Registered: ‎02-26-2013
My Device: Playbook & 9810 Torch
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Re: Why are we unable to video chat between playbook and Phones? ..

Oh, I  just got your question.  You want to know why it wasn't implemented natively, already.  You know the answer...it was an oversight.  Playbook as an extension of Blackberry phone was oversight after oversight, but as you know MANY things have been added.  It's just a matter of rushing to market, however, it's not like they stopped developing.  Even now we got an OS update while they are working on BB10.  I'm frustrated, but I can't be too upset when I see so much progress.

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rat-7
Posts: 1,337
Registered: ‎04-19-2011
My Device: BlackBerry Z10 + Z30 + Playbook 64
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Why are we unable to video chat between playbook and Phones? ..


Kayzaar wrote:

Is this feature going to be incorporated? You can do it with facetime.....

 

Any thoughts surrounding this idea?


You can use the video chat between the PlayBook and the Z10, I tried it myself and it works very well 

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Using the Playbook and the Z10 and the Z30 and loving them

Martin
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Kayzaar
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Re: Why are we unable to video chat between playbook and Phones? ..

How? I didn't know that you can download the app to the Z10? 

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rat-7
Posts: 1,337
Registered: ‎04-19-2011
My Device: BlackBerry Z10 + Z30 + Playbook 64
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Why are we unable to video chat between playbook and Phones? ..


Kayzaar wrote:

How? I didn't know that you can download the app to the Z10? 


On the Z10, it is called BBM Video 

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Using the Playbook and the Z10 and the Z30 and loving them

Martin
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Kayzaar
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Re: Why are we unable to video chat between playbook and Phones? ..

Thank you for providing the exact terminology.  Worked perfectly!!!!  Cheers!

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