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    Skype for Windows desktop

    How do I get started with Skype?

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    It's easy to get started with Skype. All you need to do is:

    It's that simple.

    1. Go to the Download Skype page.
    2. Select your device and start the download*.
    3. You can launch Skype after it is installed on your device.

    *Skype for Windows 10 is already installed on the latest version of Windows 10. 

    1. Launch Skype and select Create new account or go directly to the Create account page.
    2. We'll take you through the process of creating a new account.

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    Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling