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    How do I dial an international number?

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    To call international numbers from Skype you’ll need to buy a little Skype Credit or a subscription.

    Learn more about mobile and landline rates.

    To dial an international number:

    1. Sign into Skype and click the call phones icon.
    2. The dial pad opens. Skype automatically displays your current country and the relevant calling rates.

      The dial pad displayed

    3. Click the country name above the dial pad, then select the country you need to make a call to from the drop-down list.

      Country selected from the drop-down list displayed after clicking the flag above the dial pad

    You can also enter a country code manually. To dial a country code, for example +44, click and hold the 0 + button for two seconds on the Skype dial pad, then release; the + symbol appears in the Enter number box.

    Dial pad displayed

    1. Enter the number you want to call.
    2. Click the blue call button The call button.

    Having trouble calling a mobile or landline?


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