Skype and video calling

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is Skype call or Video Phone Call tasweer? It’s Live, not recorded.


A: Skype involves photography, and photography is haraam. For further details refer to

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)