Never used Skype on iPhone or iPod touch before? Don’t worry, it’s easy to get started.
All you need to do is:
It's that simple.
Skype on your iPhone or iPod touch is free to download, just like Skype on your computer. To get Skype for your iPhone or iPod touch:
Alternatively, we can send you an SMS text message with the download link. However, this option is available in certain countries only.
Skype for iPhone is available in the following languages (based on your phone’s language setting): Catalan, Croatian, Czech, English, Estonian Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.
If your phone is not set up in any of these languages, Skype will, by default, appear in English.
To learn more about the system requirements your iPhone needs to meet to run Skype, simply visit the App Store.*
* Skype is not responsible for the content of external sites.
Never used Skype before? Don’t worry, you can join us by signing in with your Microsoft account or you can simply create a new Skype account.
To create a new Skype account on your iPhone or iPod touch:
You’re now ready to start using Skype for iPhone. You can also use your account on any device that runs Skype – computer, mobile phone, tablet or TV.
Make sure that you’re connected to the internet through WiFi or a 3G/4G network, and follow the steps below to sign in to Skype.
Forgotten your sign-in details? We can help.
Learn how to add a profile picture, change your mood message and personalize your profile information. However, you cannot use personalized ringtones on Skype for iPhone, you can only use the preloaded Skype ringtone. Get more tips on finding your way around Skype.
To sign out of Skype, tap My info and then scroll down and tap Sign out.
Skype does not support jailbroken iOS devices and is not responsible for errors or crashes which result from modifications to the underlying iPhone OS.
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