Calling mobiles and landlines (iPhone)

Have you downloaded Skype and joined us? Then you’re ready to get calling.

Make low cost calls to mobiles and landlines with Skype for iPhone. All you need is a little Skype Credit or a monthly subscription. Use the dial pad to enter a phone number, or call a number on your contact's profile when they are offline in Skype.

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To call a number using the dial pad:

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. Tap Call phones.
  3. Enter the number you’d like to call, then tap the green call button.

The call button selected after tapping Call Phones

To call a contact on their mobile or landline:

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. Tap People.
  3. Tap a contact to view their profile.
  4. Tap Voice Call, then select the number you want to call.

This only works if your contact has a mobile or landline number attached to their Skype profile. If you don’t see a number available, use the dial pad to enter the phone number.

To call a contact from your iPhone Contacts/iPod Contacts:

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. Tap People > iPhone Contacts/iPod Contacts.
  3. Select a contact, and tap the phone number.
  4. The number will appear in the Skype dial pad. Simply tap the call icon to start the call.

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