Questions & Answers About Chatruletka Cam Chat

What does the name “Chatruletka” mean? Is it the same as Chatroulette?

It is a creative interpretation of chat roulette - widely used expression for random video chatting. Chatruletka in no way implies or claims any association with Chatroulette.

How do I join the webcam chat?

Just click the start button and you find yourself in a cam-to-cam chat with a stranger. Assuming your laptop has a webcam and it is functioning properly.

Whenever I open cam chats like Chatroulette or Omegle I am asked to install the Flash plugin. Do I need any plugins on Chatruletka?

No. In our cam chat, you need to grant access to your camera and microphone just once, without installing any plugins (which are considered very insecure anyway). We use the latest and safest streaming technologies and keep the oldies at bay. So for the best experience, we suggest using Chrome browser.

Do I need to reveal my real identity in the video chat?

Not at all. When chatting with a stranger cam-to-cam, it is wise not to share any private information. It is ok to tell your name, but keep everything else to yourself until you get to know each other better.

What if I do not speak the language of my chat partner?

Open chat settings, turn on the "Translate messages" feature, type your text and press Enter. ¡Hola! Salut! Ciao!

Why do I need to pick my gender before starting the cam chat?

This way you help our random chat algorithm find a better match for you. Your selection is not shown anywhere and is not visible to your random chat partner.

I prefer mobile video chatting over a webcam chat. Is Chatruletka also available as an app?

Of course. You can use the cam chat conveniently on your smartphone or tablet with our free Android and iOS app. All webcam chat features are fully present in the app.

I met a hilarious girl, and we had a great cam-to-cam chat. But suddenly I lost connection and was dropped from the chat. Can I find the girl again?!

The cam chat connects both of you randomly, and there is no backtrack to the person you have just met cam to cam. But if you met her once, there are chances she is still in the cam chat. Remember what country she is from? Pick that country and start looking again.

What if I meet someone I dislike or see something inappropriate in the chat?

If you encounter someone's abusive behavior in the cam chat, please click "Report Abuse" immediately. Our moderators are on the watch 24/7 and will take strong action against the rules violation. In other cases, it is enough just to 'next' the person you don't find attractive or anyhow interesting.

Anonymous and free cam chat sounds great. But what's the point anyway?

In Chatruletka cam chat everyone is looking for the same thing - free expression of oneself. Nobody knows who you are and nobody can hurt your real identity (which is often the case on Facebook or Twitter). That is why so many people are attracted to anonymous chatting and feeling safe and candid among strangers. It helps to open yourself up!