How Omegle works. You have heard of Omegle , a chat and video chat service widely used by those who want to make new friends online. But you still don’t know how to use it.
In this tutorial, I will explain in detail how to use Omegle on PC, for chatting and video chatting. In addition, I will tell how to use the service on a smartphone, through a browser to browse the web (since there is no dedicated application available).
Index of contents
- How Omegle works step by step
- How to use Omegle on PC
- How to chat on Omegle
- How to Video Chat on Omegle
- How to use Omegle on a phone
How Omegle works step by step
Before explaining how Omegle works , let’s see what exactly it is.
Omegle is a free online chat service that does not require registration, through which you can initiate text chats and video chats with people from all over the world.
To use Omegle you must automatically accept the terms of service, which you can see at the bottom of its home page, by connecting directly to its official website. The use of Omegle is prohibited for children under the age of 13 and, for those under 18, the permission of a parent or guardian is required.
In general, in addition, for the use of the service the usual rules of common sense and good customs apply. You must behave in a correct and respectful way while chatting with other people, keeping in mind that textual conversations and video chat are being moderate.
Also, you should know that in order to use Omegle video chat, you must allow the service to access your computer’s microphone and camera, through your browser settings. To do this, connect to the official Omegle website AND, if you are using the browser, for example Google Chrome , click on the lock icon located at the top (near the address bar) and press the Settings button of the site .
On the next screen, click Allow the drop-down menus related to Video Camera and Microphone .
In addition, if you want to chat on Omegle in Spanish, you must configure the language for the service through the Select the language drop-down menu , located on the home page of the service.
How to use Omegle on PC
After providing you with all the preliminary information on the correct use of omegle , it is time to talk to you about how to use the service on personal computer.
How to chat on Omegle
Omegle is a popular chat service, which allows you to initiate textual conversations with users from all over the world, also offering the possibility to initiate conversations based on shared interests.
To get started, connect to the official website of the service, and to start a text chat, click on the Text button .
If you want to make sure you start a conversation with someone who has the same interests, write some of their hobbies in the Add your interests text field , then hit the Text button . The chat screen will be displayed, through which you can start a text conversation.
Chatting on Omegle is very simple. All you have to do is write the message in the text field located at the bottom, then you must press the Send button on the keyboard or Send button on the screen, to send the message, which will be displayed at the top, in the box dedicated to recording conversations.
To stop the conversation, press the Stop button at any time , located at the bottom left, and then the Esc button , to confirm the operation.
Another Omegle text chat feature worth talking about is Spy Mode – it allows you to read the responses to a random question, or to a specific question, to be asked personally by users of the service.
To use it, click the Spy Mode button located at the bottom of the home page, then if you want to ask a question, click the Ask a question button .
Then write the question you want to ask in the Enter a question text field and click the Ask Unknown button .
Alternatively, if you don’t want to ask any questions, after clicking the Spy Mode button , click directly on Preview . In both cases, the chat screen will be shown to you and you will be able to chat with other people, following the instructions that I have given you in the previous lines.
At any time, to return to the main menu of the service, click on the omegle logo , located at the top, and then press Okay , to confirm the operation.
How to Video Chat on Omegle
If you want to start a video chat on omegle , you must first enable access to camera and microphone , through your browser settings. To do this, follow the instructions I gave you in the introductory information chapter.
Once done, to start your video chat, connect to the official Omegle website and hit the Video button . In a few moments, the video chat section of the service will open, through which you can interact with other people vocally.
Alternatively, if you prefer to write a text message, you can use the text chat below.
If, at any time, you want to stop the video chat, click the Stop button and then confirm the operation by pressing the Esc button .
To return directly to the main menu of the service, click on the omegle logo (above). If requested, confirm the operation by pressing the Okay button .
How to use Omegle on a phone
If you want to know how to use Omegle on a smartphone , you should know that there is no application dedicated to this chat service, but it can be easily used through any browser to browse the Internet, such as Google Chrome for Android or Safari for iOS.
For better use of the platform, even if the service is perfectly optimized for use through the mobile browser, you can activate the desktop view mode .
To do this through Google Chrome , tap the ⋮ icon and, in the menu that appears, tap the Request destkop site item .
If, on the other hand, you use the Safari browser on iOS, touch the share icon at the bottom and, in the menu that appears, click the item Request destkop site .