Why is it used? Skype saves money…. Users can join a meeting from any location reducing travel and time away from your responsibilities.
Skype System Requirements Use one account across multiple devices on devices that have an internet connection and a headset with a microphone
Skype System Requirements Millions of people use Skype every day Join them and stay in touch with Skype no matter what device you use.
Video Call You can make video calls for free using Skype.
Video Call This help you to see the person you are talking to and allow them to see you too.
Web Conferencing Take collaboration to another level. Share screens and create together.
File Sharing You can easily send files over Skype to any of your Skype contacts.
File Sharing There are no size limits for the file.
File Sharing For security reasons, the recipient has to approve the transfer and the person has to be online for the file transfer to take place.
Instant Messaging You can type messages to them while you are having a voice conversation or if you cannot talk to them at a particular moment.
How to get started with Skype Easy to set up. Start collaborating in minutes. Just download, install and get to work.
Install Skype On a computer you can download Skype from http://www.Skype.com
Install Skype Download and install from the app store on tablet, android, iPhone, and iPads
Creating a Skype Account Accounts are setup with the downloaded app or online at skype.com with your personal email address.
Creating a Skype Account Open the downloaded Skype Program
Creating a Skype Account Sign in with your Skype Name or Microsoft Account.
Creating a Skype Account If you prefer to use a different mail service select create an account on the bottom of the sign in window.
How do I find my way around Skype? A. Name - If you're signed in with a Skype Name, the name you entered into your profile will be shown here.
How do I find my way around Skype? B. Menu bar - Includes all the options that will help you get the most out of Skype.
How do I find my way around Skype? C. Status bar - You can change your Skype status and display name if you wish.
How do I find my way around Skype? D. Skype toolbar - Enables you to reach the most used Skype features easily. From here you can quickly open Skype Home or call mobiles and landlines.
How do I find my way around Skype? E. Contact list - Lists your contacts and lets you see their status.
How do I find my way around Skype? F. Recent list - Lists the recent conversations you’ve had in Skype.
How do I find my way around Skype? G. Contact summary - Displayed when you select a contact. The buttons at the right-hand side of the contact information allow you to call or add more people to create a group conversation.
How do I find my way around Skype? H. Conversation window - Displayed when you select a contact or set up a group chat. Shows the instant message conversation you’re having.
How do I find my way around Skype? I. Conversation box - Displayed when you select a contact or set up a group chat. Use this box to type and send your instant messages.
Conclusion The support website has all the help and support you need to use Skype. https://support.skype.com/en/
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