If you open Skype for Windows Desktop and it crashes before you get a chance to do anything, don't worry -- there's nothing wrong with your computer. This...

The latest version of Skype for Mac is available in 34 languages:   Bulgarian Catalan Croatian Czech Danish Dutch English (US) Estonian...

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To get up and running with Skype, you'll need a few basic things, like an internet connection (broadband is best); speakers and a microphone (mobile phones and...

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The following advice can help if you have a problem downloading the latest version of Skype. Important: Only download the Skype install file from the Skype...

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Logging allows you to capture certain information about how you use Skype, which can be really helpful in solving problems you may encounter when using Skype....

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When you try signing in to Skype for Windows desktop, you may sometimes get a blank blue screen displaying only the Skype logo. (You might also get a blank...

Microsoft Software License Terms Microsoft Skype LoginCleanup These license terms are an agreement between Microsoft Corporation (or based on where you live,...

With the Skype Click to Call plugin installed in your Chrome internet browser, you‘ll be able to make calls to numbers on websites with just one click.You may...

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The bandwidth required by Skype depends on the type of calls you want to make. The table below provides the minimum download and upload speeds required, as well...

Some versions of Skype have different interfaces and options. Sometimes, for us to help you with a problem, it’s really useful to know which version of Skype...

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When you're installing the latest version of Skype, it's possible you'll see an update failure and an error code 1603. This is caused by issues with installing...

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The following solutions can help if you have a problem with Skype instant messaging or the Skype web plugin in Outlook.com.To make Skype calls and video calls...

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With the Skype web plugin* you can enjoy free Skype calls and Skype video calls with your contacts in Outlook.com. To enjoy the features of the Skype web plugin...

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Update: You may have recently noticed a message in Skype regarding the 3rd party application you use with Skype will stop working in December 2013.As...

Update: You may have recently noticed a message in Skype regarding changes to your headset-related application.Your headset will not be affected by the initial...

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You can run Skype for Windows desktop from the command line. For example, if you have installed Skype in the default location, type the following command (...

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This article is also available for: Windows 8 There are lots of ways to update your version of Skype. Updating Skype manually If you turn automatic updates off,...

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Skype for modern Windows takes its language settings from the Windows 8 operating system, so you need to change the display language of Windows 8 to change the...

Depending on the type of computer and operating system you're using, Skype can look and fuction differently. Sometimes, for us to help you with a problem, it’s...

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Using the following shortcuts makes Skype for modern Windows even more accessible*: Use the Backspace button on your keyboard to get back to the previous screen...

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This article is for Skype for modern Windows.The latest version of Skype requires your device to run Windows 8.1. Therefore, to use this new version of Skype,...

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If you’re using the desktop version of Skype on your Windows 8 device and you’ve set the display sizing settings to a non-standard scale (such as 110%), this...

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We’re really proud of Skype for Windows 8, but we haven’t forgotten about the desktop. Skype for Windows desktop is still being developed and works really well...

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Applications connect to Skype via the Skype Desktop API.As communicated in this blog post, due to technology improvements we are making to the Skype experience,...

To buy Skype products on our website, you’ll first need to enable JavaScript in your browser.To enable JavaScript, select your browser and follow the steps...

Windows Installer error code 1618 is displayed when you try to install more than one program at the same time. For example, this can happen if you install Skype...

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Beta releases contain our newest features, and are a great way to try out new versions of our software before they are officially released. It's also a great...

To use more than one Skype account on the same computer at the same time, you need to start a new instance of Skype. From the Windows taskbar, click Start > Run...

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When you are signed in to Skype, the Skype logo is displayed in the Windows taskbar. You can also see your Skype status icon displayed in the system tray at the...

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If you can’t install or start Skype, repairing disk permissions on your Mac OS X using Disk Utility might solve your problem.To repair disk permissions on Mac...

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At Skype, we regularly release updates to our software. With every update, we introduce new features, improve existing ones and fix bugs. Older versions of...

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The shared.xml file is a configuration file used by Skype. In certain situations, if you have contacted Skype Customer Service, you may be asked to delete this...

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Reinstalling or upgrading Skype can cause your firewall settings to become out of date. This can affect the quality of your audio calls.If you are using Windows...

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Only download the Skype install file from the Skype website. Do not download Skype install files from anywhere else. If you have downloaded a Skype install file...

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To uninstall the Google Toolbar: Click the down arrow next to the icon on the right side of your Google toolbar. Select Uninstall from the menu displayed. A...

The quickest way to close Skype is to right-click the Skype icon displayed in the system tray at the bottom right of the screen and select Quit. To make sure...

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Skype and Windows Messenger are coming together. You can now talk to your Messenger buddies from Skype and do lots more.This FAQ will help you if you've updated...

The latest version of Skype for Windows desktop includes some changes that have improved video calls, group video calls and screen sharing. Unfortunately, these...

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Guangming Founder Information Technology (Beijing) Ltd. Co. (GMF) is a joint venture between Guangming Daily and Founder Information Industry Group (FIIG),...

There are several possible reasons why you may be having problems downloading Skype for Mac OS X. You may receive a message prompting you to allow Skype to...

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This article is also available for:Windows 8To uninstall Skype for Windows desktop: Close Skype. Right-click the Skype icon in the system tray (at the bottom...

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This article is also available for:Windows desktopTo completely uninstall, and then reinstall Skype for Mac: Quit Skype by selecting Skype > Quit Skype. Open...

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This article is also available for: Windows 8Mac Automatic updates are the easiest way to keep of Skype for Windows desktop up-to-date. They’re turned on by...

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This article is also available for: Windows desktop Automatic updates are the easiest way to keep your version of Skype for Mac OS X up to date. They’re turned...

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From time to time, we do retire older versions of Skype to focus our efforts on improving the most recent versions of Skype. When this happens, you'll see the...

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If your device is running Windows 8 operating system, you need a Microsoft account to download Skype or any other application from the Windows Store. When you...

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This article is also available for: Mac First, try a simple uninstall and reinstall of Skype to see if that fixes the problems you’re having. Before you...

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All you need to get up and running with Skype is: an internet connection – broadband is best speakers and a microphone – built-in or separate a webcam to make...

This article is also available for: Windows desktop Windows 8 Mac Linux Windows Phone 8 iPad iPhone Android phones BlackBerry 10 With Skype for Android tablet,...

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A screenshot is a picture of your computer screen that you can take and save on your computer. Screenshots are useful if you want to show someone exactly what...

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This article is also available for: Windows desktop Mac Linux Windows Phone 8 iPad iPhone Android phones Android tablets BlackBerry 10 Never used Skype before?...

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If you're attempting to launch the most recent versions of Skype on Windows XP, you might see an error reading "Failed to get proc address for...

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To install Skype, you need to download the latest version from the Skype website. Do not download Skype from anywhere else.Having problems downloading Skype?The...

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This article is also available for: Windows desktop Windows 8 Mac Windows Phone 8 iPad iPhone Android phones Android tablets BlackBerry 10 Never used Skype...

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This article is also available for:MacFollow the steps below to resolve your problem. Step Description Reinstall Skype Download and install the latest version...

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