The BlackBerry PlayBook brings some awesome new features that we as BlackBerry users have never used on the platform before. Perhaps one of the biggest is video chat. While we haven't actually been able to play with it at all, we have briefly seen it on devices. Kevin came across it during CTIA and nearly had it fired up before getting denied use. so while we hope it's on there at launch, we're not too positive that we'll see video chat right off the bat. In any case, when we do get access to it, this brief tutorial will help get you up and running with video chat on your BlackBerry PlayBook. It is super easy to setup and once you're done you'll be able to quickly chat with other PlayBook users. Let's get going!
Enter the email address of the person with which you'd like to chat. The email address must be associated with a BlackBerry ID.
Add a video chat contact. Choose New Contact. Enter the BlackBerry ID email and username. Click submit.
Choose to initiate a Video Chat or Audio Call
In the options screen you may choose the following:
That's it! You're up an running with Video Chat on your BlackBerry PlayBook. So now make a few calls and have some fun! Check out more on using the PlayBook in our BlackBerry PlayBook 101 articles.