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Step 3: Choose the option that best suits your needs; I recommend "Use browser built-in viewer."You should see your video load in the Web browser.

If not, go back and try another one of the link options.

Though, if you'd like, you can use the front camera if the back one isn't functioning properly (or if you enjoy lower-resolution video? Using your Android device as a Webcam will do some serious draining of your battery because the screen will remain on the entire time.

It's highly recommended that you plug the phone in while using it and completing these steps.

In the past couple of weeks, I've received spam links to Baidu from six of my Skype contacts, one of whom works for Microsoft's PR agency and another is a former Microsoft employee.

All were surprised to see their accounts breached, and some believed they were protected by Microsoft's two-factor authentication. A thread on Microsoft's Skype support forums reveals this has been occurring to hundreds of Skype users since at least August.

Breached Skype accounts are used to send thousands of spam messages before they're locked and the owners have to regain access.

If that password isn't secure or you used it elsewhere then hackers can use it to gain access to Skype, bypassing any two-factor authentication provided by Microsoft.

I spoke to a Microsoft employee, on condition of anonymity, who had a Skype account breached recently.