The computer version of Skype is slightly different from the mobile version.If you have a computer that runs Windows 10, you’ll be able to use Skype.You can start chatting with friends and family all over the world if you set up an account.
Step 1: Check to make sure it isn’t already installed.
If you have a computer that runs Windows 10, you can use Skype.To find and open Skype, type it into the search box on your computer’s task bar, or open the Windows menu and scroll down until you find it in your list of apps.If you use a Mac or PC with an older operating system, you will need to download the Skype app.
Step 2: Make sure you have a Microsoft account.
You have to have an Outlook, Hotmail, or Live account with Microsoft in order to create a Skype account.
Step 3: Go to the website.
Go to the website in your browser.
Step 4: You can get 888-405-7720 888-405-7720
There is a button in the middle of the page.This will allow you to use the application on your computer.If you don’t want to download the app, you can use it from your web browser.Go to www.skype.com and click on “chat now” to get started.
Step 5: Wait for the download to start.
If you’re using a Windows computer, clicking will open the Windows Store app, but you have to click to open it.It should be downloaded on a Mac.
Step 6: You have to install Skype.
If you want to install Skype on a Mac, you have to open the DMG file and click and drag the icon onto the Applications folder.
Step 7: You have to sign in to open it.
If you already have a Skype account, you will be asked to connect it to a Microsoft account.If you use a Windows computer, you will usually be signed in using a Microsoft email address.
Step 8: Make sure to review your Skype contacts.
The “Contacts” icon looks like a silhouette of a person in the upper- left corner of the window.You can see a list of contacts associated with your Microsoft account.
Step 9: You can choose a contact.
To chat with them, click a contact.You can send instant messages when you open a chat.Pick your preferred contact by typing a person’s name into the “Search Skype” text field if you don’t have a Microsoft email address or phone number.
Step 10: You can click the message field.
There is a text box at the bottom of the window.
Step 11: You can enter a message.
You can type in the message you want to send.
Step 12: Press Enter.
Sending a message will start a new conversation.If you click on the left-hand window, you will be able to revisit the conversation at any time.
Step 13: You can select a chat.
On the left side of the window, you can click on the chat that you want to turn into a group chat.You should create a chat first if you haven’t already.
Step 14: You can create a group with the “create group” icon.
The upper-right side of the chat has a person-shaped icon with a “+” in it.Clicking it opens a window with all of your contacts listed in it.
Step 15: Pick contacts.
Click on the left side of each contact to add them to the group.If you want to add someone not in your contacts, you can use the text box at the top of the “Add participants” window.
Step 16: Click to form a group.
There is a button at the bottom of the window.Clicking it will open a new chat with your contacts.
Step 17: You can select a chat.
Click on the person you want to call or start a new conversation.
Step 18: You can click on the “Call” button.
There is a phone icon in the window.Clicking it will make a voice call.You have the option to make both video and audio calls.Click the video camera icon to make a video call.
Step 19: Go to video.
The video camera icon has a slash through it.Your contact will be able to see what your camera is looking at.Click the video camera icon again to turn it off.
Step 20: When you are done, end the call.
The “End call” button is located at the bottom of the page.
Step 21: You can make calls from your computer to a phone.
If you want to use the service to call a telephone number, you can add credit to your account.You can make phone calls over the internet for a few cents a minute, but the rates vary depending on where you are in the world.You can see international call rates on the website.In Australia, the U.K., and other countries, it is not possible to use Skype to call emergency services.
Step 22: The dial pad can be opened.
There is a grid of dots in the window.The number pad should be open.
Step 23: Click to add the credit.
The dial pad has a link at the bottom.You can open the page in your browser if you click it.
Step 24: You can add an amount of credit.
Click the box to the left of the heading.The “Enable Auto-recharge” box should be checked if you want to have the credit refill automatically.
Step 25: Click on Continue.
There is a button at the bottom of the page.
Step 26: You can choose a payment method.
There are payment methods listed on the left side of the page.If you don’t have a card on file with Microsoft, you’ll need to enter card details before proceeding.
Step 27: Pay now.
There is a button at the bottom of the page.You will be able to make calls to normal phones via the dial pad if you purchase this amount of call credit.