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Finding your way around Skype (Mac)
To open Skype, go to the Applications folder and double-click the Skype icon.
A. Menu bar - includes all the options that will help you get the most out of Skype.
C. Call phones button - displays the dial pad so you can call mobiles and landlines.
D. Sidebar - access Skype Home, your contacts and recent conversations.
E. Conversation summary. Displayed when you select a contact or set up a group chat. Summarizes the details of the contacts you’re currently chatting to in Skype. The buttons on the right let you call someone on Skype, send files, send contacts, share your screen or add more people to the conversation.
F. Conversation window. Displayed when you select a contact or set up a group chat. Shows the instant message conversation you’re having.
G. Conversation box. Displayed when you select a contact or set up a group chat. Use this box to type and send your instant messages and SMS text messages.