How to use Skype

Skype is a unique program developed many years ago and replaced the once popular ICQ and qip. And if these two services allowed only to exchange text messages and support them with smiles, then the capabilities of Skype know no bounds. By installing Skype on your phone, you will be able to chat with friends, make calls to your phone or to another Skype, talk in voice and establish a video connection, transfer media files, documents, etc. Installing Skype on your phone is very easy, especially since in our article you will find step by step instructions on how to do this.

Download scapa to phone

You can download Skype to your phone in several ways, for example, via a computer. To do this, you need to connect the phone using USB, find an application on the Internet and download it to the device. This method is especially relevant for residents of the Crimea, because it will not be possible to download the application directly via Google Play.

But if there is no computer at hand or you want to avoid unnecessary gestures, we recommend resorting to the method described below.We present you a step-by-step instruction on the example of Samsung Android OS 4.2.2.

How to install Skype on the phone

To install the program, you will need to start an email if you do not have it. Any option will work, including mail.ru, gmail, yandex, etc.

How to install Skype on your phone:

  1. Go to the Play Store on the search bar, enter the word “Skype”.
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  2. Click on the application icon and install it on your phone.
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  3. After clicking the "Install" button, the application will ask you to accept some permissions - to synchronize contacts from the phone book, to access pictures, music, social networks. Click the Accept button.
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  4. Further, there may be two options: if you have an account in Skype, you write your username and password in the appropriate fields, if not, register. Consider the last option. To register, click Create Account.
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  5. Uncheck the box below if you do not want to receive automatic Skype mailings, and click Continue.
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  6. Enter your personal data, set a future login and password to login.
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  7. Since there are already several million users on Skype, it is almost impossible to find the original login (username) from the first time. In this case, you will see the following message:
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  8. Choose one of the proposed nicknames or come up with another.
  9. When registration is completed successfully, you will be prompted to add friends from social networks and the phone book, who already have Skype installed.
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  10. Enter your phone number and follow the instructions.

How to use Skype on the phone

The creators of Skype have done everything possible so that even the most inexperienced users can enjoy the simple and enjoyable work of the program. Intuitive control allows you to master the interface and all the necessary functions in a few minutes.

Highlights of using mobile skype:

  1. To find a friend’s contact and add it to your list, click on the Phone Menu and select the “Add People” section.
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    all you have to do is enter a person's nickname, his email or phone. For example:
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    Select the desired name from the list and click on it, then click on "Add to Contacts".
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  2. To install an avatar, click on the icon in the circle at the top right of the screen.
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    To upload an avatar, click on the square with the image of a person and select from where you need to upload a picture: from the phone gallery or take a picture with the built-in camera.
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  3. To replenish your Skype account to make calls to mobile and landline phones at home and abroad, click on the section in the personal menu “Money on an account in Skype”, select “Deposit money to an account” and follow the further instructions. You will be offered to pay 5, 10 or 25 US dollars.
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As you can see, download and learn how to use Skype is completely easy, and it will take a maximum of half an hour of your time. After setting up synchronization and automatic launch of the application, you will receive notifications about sent messages and will be able to constantly keep in touch with friends or colleagues.


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