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    Troubleshooting Skype subscriptions

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    Try checking the following subscription details to see why your subscription isn't working for you:

    1. Check the number you’re calling.
      Make sure you’ve entered the number correctly. Remember to select the country you're calling from the drop-down, or enter a “+” and then the country code.

    2. Do you have more than one Skype account?
      Make sure the subscription wasn’t purchased using a different account.

    3. Sign in to your account and in the Account details section at the bottom of the page, select Purchase history to check a few things:
      • Is your subscription active?
        You’ll see all your active subscriptions listed here. If you see a subscription in your purchase history but the status is something other than Delivered, refer to this page for help with other order statuses.
      • Is the number you're calling covered by your subscription?
        Select the subscription name to verify what’s included.
      • Have you used up all your minutes?
        If your minutes run out, you’ll need to purchase some Skype Credit or a different subscription to continue making calls.

    If you didn’t receive a confirmation email, don’t worry - the subscription appears in your account as a delivered order. To check your order history, sign in to your account and in the Account details section at the bottom of the page, click Purchase history to view your active subscriptions.

    You can’t switch subscriptions or change your subscription to Skype Credit. However, you can cancel your subscription at any time and buy as many new subscriptions as you like.

    We may suspend your account temporarily if there are payment issues, which means you won’t be able to use paid services. Learn more.  

    When you sign up for a free trial, Skype authorizes a small charge your credit card or PayPal account to verify your identity and that the payment method is valid. Don’t worry – you won’t pay this amount. You will see this as a pending transaction on your bank statement and the charge is cancelled as soon as your payment method is validated.

    No emergency calls with Skype
    Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling