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How do I Enable HD settings in SkypeUpdated 2 years ago


How to enable HD settings in Skype

Operating System:

Windows, MacOS, Linux, Unix, Ubuntu


Skype is is similar to other Video Conferencing applications in that it will automatically adjust your video quality depending on your bandwidth and other factors. To ensure high performance, you do have the option to adjust your video settings by clicking here:

Here are some tips to prepare your workstation for optimal performance:

  1. Check your computer to see if it is running at maximum capacity. If you are using up all your memory, you may see slow processing in Zoom as well as other software. You may need to free up some space to improve performance
  2. Optimize your networks. 
    1. Use a direct ethernet connection if possible.
    2. If using Wifi:
      1. Plan and optimize the WiFi bands and access point placement. 
      2. For dual-band WiFi networks, consider implementing band steering.
      3. Ensure that access points that are next to each other are on channels that don’t overlap.

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