What features does Skype on TV support?

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Skype on TV generally supports the following features:

  • Free voice and video Skype-to-Skype calls to other Skype-enabled devices
  • Watching TV and making a Skype video call at the same time*
  • Making low cost calls to mobiles and landlines with a little Skype Credit. You can buy Skype Credit from your Skype account on your computer, mobile phone or tablet.
  • Initiating or participating in group voice calls (supported on certain TV models only)
  • Sending and receiving voice messages
  • Forwarding calls. You just need to set up call forwarding on your computer or mobile phone first.
  • Managing your status, mood message and profile
  • Group video calls with yourself and two other people♦
  • Adding and removing people in a call♦
  • Signing in with up to five accounts on one TV♦

Contact your TV manufacturer for further information on the features that your Skype-enabled TV supports.

*Supported on certain Samsung and Panasonic Smart TVs only.
♦Supported on Skype 4.1 on TV only.

Find out more about Skype on your TV.

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