FAQ about Omegle

omegle faq girlsThere are many questions we have from Omegle users we have decided to make a FAQ for Omegle page for you which will be quite useful. It will guide you to use the site better and knowingly. Otherwise you are not going to have many chances for using the site. I suggest you to read all we have written here. So you are going to see FAQ for the site by other users and it will increase your knowledge. It will be also very useful for beginners who starts to using this free chat site. You will able to find many girl and man partners with the answers of questions.

It’s one of the largest online community of the world. Many strangers start a dating with people who they find on the site. There are many success stories. However there are many bad guys in here too. We will also tell you how to prevent from these prevent guys. I hope we will able to help you a little bit with this post about usage of the site. You will even start to dating with girls or men with aid of us. Good luck.

General FAQ

  • How to only get girls on omegle?

You can get girls on this site with setting your interests very well. Many girls are using Facebook interests on the site and they are using girlish interests. You should set your interests for girls and disable for Facebook interest feature in the site. If you click on the question you will see many examples.

  • Can someone see my IP address on Omegle? (A Question from HCO user:I am curious if someone can see my IP address on Omegle? If your answer is yes, how? Can I block it?)

As we have mentioned at our a few pages and answers, the answer of your question is “Yes”. People can find out your IP via Omegle and any other chat sites with using some programs. However if someone find outs your IP, that doesn’t help him/her much. He/she will try to scare you. They can do it with some softwares. We are not going to tell name of these programs since they are violating privacy of people. You can’t block these programs. However you can try use VPN services. Some of these services don’t provide 100 percent success though. Some of proxy websites are working for Omegle too.

  • What are risks of using Omegle in these days? (A Question from HCO user:I just started to use Omegle nowadays and I like the website except some of perverts. What are risks of use this website?)

If you use Omegle carefully, I don’t see any risk to use this website. However as we have told you, you should be careful. These are our suggestions: Always try to chat with people clearly on this website. Don’t abuse the rights of people. Chat with people who are really honest and friendly to you. Don’t forget that people can record their screen while chatting with you. So you should be careful about what you are talking and how do you look on video chat. You can find yourself on youtube or elsewhere.

Just hit 3 times ESC button in your keyboard.

You can not. You can send feedback to staff or use proxy sites to enter.

No, you can’t search them.

Use any VPN service like utrasurf or use Web hide IP web sites.

  • Can you upload files to Omegle?

No, you can’t do it yet.

  • Is it a dating site?

Actually no! But people are using it like a dating site.

  • How long does ban last?

In a few days (2-3). If you send a feedback to staff it will last sooner.

You shouldn’t Expect much from that section. Find a good alternative of the site and begin to use there. It will be wiser for you.

  • How do you know that you are really talking to Justin Bieber on Omegle?

You know nothing Jon Snow…

  • Omegle is really anonymous? (A Question from HCO user: I am not sure about this anymore. I have seen a few people who has told my location, country, even my region in my city. Is it really anonymous or people are using some resources for understand your location or ip?

There are such programs which helps you to understand stranger’s location. However we don’t recommend you to talk these people. Omegle is anonymous, however these people are violating your privacy. It is easy to find your location if your IP is detected by someone else. So it’s not a big trick.

Text version is safe for them but you should be with them if they are youngert than 18. We don’t recommend video version for kids.

  • I am addicted to Omegle. How can I get rid of it? (A Question from HCO user: I am using Omegle about 3 years. However I am really addicted at last 6 months. I am using Omegle almost 12 hours in a day and I keep my camera open for a long time. I know I started to get annoy with the situation but I just want to quit use it. What do you suggest to me?)

Thank you for sharing your trouble with How to Chat Online. We recommend you to talk with a psychologist first. However if you are asking for our opinion, we recommend you to seek for another stuff. We recommend some Fantasy Role Play MUD games for you. These are text based games and you will able to have lots of fun there. You will able to talk many people there in a fantasy world. Iron Realm games are very good for that.

  • Do I have to pay for features on the site?

No! The site is providing completely free random chat.

  • Can You Get Someone’s IP on Omegle?

Users privacy on Omegle and another chat site is very important. Users can get your IP through some programs on chat sites and also these programs are also working on Omegle too. So if someone knows how to use these IP programs, they can get your IP at any chat site.

  • Can People Hack My Computer or Phone Through Omegle? (A Question by HCO user: I would like to use Omegle in my computer and phone, however I had some rumours that my phone or computer can be hacked by people. Is it possible?)

We cannot answer this question since we don’t have a good information though. If you are asking our opinion, we think it’s impossible to get hacked by someone through Omegle, since there is no file transfer at all. You cannot also get hacked by IP information.

Video Chat FAQ

Yes you can. There’s a video cam feature in the site.

It’s same with other options we have mentioned in first question.

  • How to switch video ?

If you want to switch video while you chat on text. Just click on banner of the site and click on blue video button. If video button is not active, it means you don’t have a camera.

  • Why i can’t see most partners on video ?

It might be a connection problem. Reset your connection and try again.

  • Do staff watch your video chats?

Yes they do. That’s why a staff existing 7/24 on the site.

It means it’s highly likely your partner is using fake webcam program (virtual camera device). Such programs are very dangerous and your partner may record your videos. We recommend you to stay away these people if this message appear in your chat screen.

Video Tablet FAQ

No. Omegle has no application for video chat yet.


  • Does HowtoChatOnline.Net remove Bans?

No. We don’t own the site. We only try to guide you about usage of the site. We aide you to how to remove ban and we don’t guarantee it at all. If you want to unban Omegle you can click to check our guide.

  • What’s the best way to get unban from the site?

Sending feedback to staff is the best and legal way to do it.

  • Ultrasurf is banned from Omegle, how do I unban it?

You can’t unban Ultrasurf, unfortunately.

  • When will ban finish?

It depends why did you ban from the site and the ban may last in 2-10 days.


  • I can’t connect to Dorm Feature on the site.

If you don’t have an edu mail, you can’t connect this feature. If you have an edu mail. You should try reset your connection and retry to connect again.

  • I don’t have an Edu mail, can I still use Dorm Feature?

Yes, you can. Please click here how to get an Edu mail.

Also See: What is Omegle?

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2 thoughts on “FAQ about Omegle

  • May 1, 2016 at 4:08 pm

    Can you please help to remove the captcha on my omegle

  • January 24, 2015 at 2:19 am

    Что делать если я на планшете отключила камеру,и теперь не могу никому звонить потому-что там пишут ‘‘Ошибка камеры‘‘


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