Looking for Skype for Business? If you’re having issues with your calls, it’s probably caused by an internet connection or computer hardware problem.  ...

Looking for Skype for Business? A Microsoft account starts with an email address and a password that are used to sign in to services such as Outlook.com, Skype,...

Looking for Skype for Business? If your contacts cannot hear you on calls, and you've already gone through all the steps in the Connection Troubleshooter, it's...

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Looking for Skype for Business? Your internet connection (or your friend's) are the main source of problems you might encounter with calls and video calls on...

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Looking for Skype for Business? If you're having problems with video on a Skype call, and you've already tried the steps in the Connection Troubleshooter, there...

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Looking for Skype for Business? If you can't hear your contacts on Skype calls, and you've already gone through all the steps in the Connection Troubleshooter,...

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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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This article is also available for: Windows desktopMacLinuxWindows Phone 8iPhoneiPadAndroid phonesAndroid tabletsBlackBerry 10 Ready to add contacts? The...

With Skype you can enjoy group video calls with up to 10 people (including yourself), anywhere in the world. Although mobile device users cannot initiate a...

Whether you need to make a group call with just a few friends or nine of your co-workers, making and managing a group video call is easy on Skype for modern...

Skype for modern Windows is a new way of using Skype. This new Skype experience is designed with touch-screen devices in mind, so whether you’re using a Windows...

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This article is for Skype for modern Windows. To enjoy the latest features and improvements, always make sure you’re using the latest version of Skype for...

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This article is also available for: Windows desktopMaciOSAndroidLinux Skype WiFi is a fantastic way to browse the internet when you’re on the move, using your...

This article is also available for: Windows desktopMacLinux Skype’s privacy settings let you control who can contact you on Skype. You can easily change your...

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Skype for modern Windows has been designed to be always on, so you never miss a message. However, if you do not wish to be disturbed, you can easily sign out (...

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If you're using Skype for modern Windows on Windows 8, you might notice that some of the history on your group chats isn't where it's supposed to be. In fact,...

You might notice Skype attempting to correct your spelling, even though you know you’re spelling everything right in your language. To turn off the spell-check...

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With Skype for modern Windows, notifications appear in a number of ways. This makes it easy for you to see when your friends are trying to get in touch. If you...

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This article is also available for: Windows desktopMacLinux With the latest version of Skype for modern Windows, you can easily share your documents,...

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We’re happy to announce that your Surface 2 purchase lets you benefit from the great Skype features, free for you to enjoy for a year. The following questions...

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This article is also available for: Windows desktopMacLinuxWindows Phone 8Android phonesAndroid tabletsiPhoneiPadBlackBerry 10 Have you downloaded Skype and...

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With Skype for modern Windows, it’s really easy to switch between your instant message conversations. Check out the video and steps below:       Start Skype. In...

You can easily check if your audio and video devices are working seamlessly with Skype for modern Windows. This FAQ will help you make sure everything’s...

This article is also available for: Windows desktopMacWindows Phone 8Android phonesAndroid tabletsBlackBerry 10 With Skype, it’s easy to keep your profile up to...

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

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This article is also available for: Windows desktopMacLinux Have you downloaded Skype and joined us? Then you’re ready to get calling. With Skype for modern...

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This article is also available for: Windows desktopLinuxMaciPhoneiPadAndroid phonesAndroid tabletsWindows Phone 8BlackBerry 10 If your PC is running Windows 8.1...

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This article is also available for: Windows desktopMac Android Windows Phone iOS Always make sure you’re using the latest version of Skype for modern Windows so...

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Adding Skype to your Start screen in Windows 8 and above will ensure that you can always find and quickly launch Skype.Is Skype installed?First, check to see if...

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The following frequently asked questions will help you with migrating from Skype for Windows desktop to Skype for modern Windows. What is a Microsoft account?...

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If you’re experiencing troubles with your camera in Skype for modern Windows, you can try the suggestions below. Get the latest version of Skype for modern...

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This article is also available for:MacWhen you sign in to Skype for modern Windows, you can add Microsoft Lync users to your Skype contact list. Then you can...

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If Skype for modern Windows is crashing at launch, it’s likely that you’re using Windows 8 Enterprise N or KN. It's also possible that some of your Microsoft...

If you’re having trouble connecting to Skype for modern Windows, there are a few things you can do to try and solve the problem.Uninstall and reinstall SkypeIn...

Automatic updates are the easiest way to keep Skype for modern Windows up-to-date. They’re turned on by default but it’s easy to turn them off: In the Start...

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Using a Skype Number allows people to call you on Skype from their mobile or landline. To purchase a Skype Number: Start Skype. In Skype Home, tap or click the...

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This article is also available for:Windows desktopKeep Skype for modern Windows up-to-date to enjoy all new features that Skype has to offer.Automatic updates (...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopIf, for any reason, you need to uninstall Skype for modern Windows, simply follow these steps: Close Skype by...

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This article is also available for:Windows desktopYou can add the contacts you call or instant message most often to favorites, so that you can find and get in...

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Your account is the place where you can manage all of your Skype products such as your subscriptions and Skype Credit, as well as see other useful information,...

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...

When you sign in to Skype for modern Windows with your Microsoft account and link your accounts, you can see, call, instant message and text your Messenger...

The amount of data used varies by activity. When making or receiving calls, or sending or receiving instant messages, Skype will use more data than when you’re...

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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Currently, Skype for modern Windowssometimes shows previously blocked contacts. Don’t worry, these contacts are still blocked and cannot contact you in any...

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You can use both Skype for modern Windows and Skype for Windows desktop in Windows 8. If you’re on Windows XP, Vista or 7 you can continue to use Skype for...

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Skype Credit lets you do a variety of things with Skype, like making calls to mobiles and landlines. It’s easy to buy Skype Credit in Skype for modern Windows....

Subscriptions are a great, low-cost way of keeping in touch with friends when they’re not on Skype. It’s easy to buy a subscription in Skype for modern...

The following questions and answers will help you with activating and using the free Skype subscription for your Surface 2 device: How do I activate the free...

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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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To use Skype for modern Windows with multiple accounts, you need to have a Microsoft account linked to each Skype account you want to use. If you haven't...

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This article is also available for:Windows desktopYou can block a contact to prevent them from calling or seeing you when you’re online. In Skype for modern...

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Skype for modern Windows runs in the full screen mode, but you can easily use other applications alongside Skype with the snap view.To use the snap view with...

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This article is also available for: Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XPMacLinux This sound set-up guide will help you change the sound settings in Skype and on...

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You can control who contacts you on Skype by changing your privacy settings. To avoid nuisance calls and unwanted instant messages, you can choose to only allow...

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This article is also available for: Windows desktopMacLinuxiPadiPhoneAndroid tabletsAndroid phonesBlackBerry 10 You can send SMS text messages to any number...

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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: Windows desktop Mac Windows Phone 8 iPad iPhone Android phones This guide will help you find your way around Skype for...

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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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