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How can I get Skype on my Windows Phone?

This FAQ shows you where to download Skype for your Windows Phone 8, what your phone needs to run Skype properly, and which languages Skype for Windows Phone is available in.

Note: Skype for Windows Phone 7 is no longer available for download; you can still use it on your phone if you have it, but it will no longer be updated. Learn more.

Where can I download Skype for Windows Phone?

Skype for Windows Phone 8 is available for download in the Windows Phone Store. It's really easy to download – you’ll see only the version of Skype that can be used on your device. Alternatively, visit from your mobile phone and tap Download now to get Skype for your Windows Phone.

Skype is free to download, but operator charges may apply if you use a mobile data connection.

What do I need to run Skype for Windows Phone?

To run Skype for Windows Phone, you will need a device running Windows Phone 8 with more than 512MB of memory.

Which languages is Skype for Windows Phone available in?

Skype for Windows Phone is currently available in English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Euro Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, and Traditional Chinese. 

Skype for Windows Phone 8.1 is supported in all of the above languages, plus Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Belarussian, Bulgarian, Basque, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Estonian, Filipino, Galician, Greek, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Lithuanian, Latvian, Macedonian, Malay, Persian, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Serbian, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek, and Vietnamese.

Learn more about Skype for Windows Phone 8.


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