With Skype for Android tablet, you can make free voice calls and video calls, call mobiles and landlines, send instant messages, and share files with other people on Skype.
If you are being signed out immediately after being signed in, you will need to upgrade to the latest version of Skype using the procedure found here.
The following questions and answers will help you sign in and out of Skype on your Android tablet and set up your preferred settings:
Yes, you can run Skype for Android and use all of its features over 3G, 4G, and WiFi. Your mobile operator might charge you for data when you use the application over 3G or 4G.
Even if you've never used Skype before, you can download Skype for Android from Google Play and join Skype.
To create a new account:
When you have a new account, you’ll be signed in to Skype automatically. The account you create can be used on any other versions of Skype such as Skype for Windows, Skype for Mac or Skype on your TV.
You can, of course, use an existing Skype Name if you already have one. Simply tap Skype Name, email or phone, enter your Skype Name or Microsoft account email address and password in the sign-in screen and tap Sign in.
Yes you can - just tap Skype Name, email or phone on the sign-in screen and use your Microsoft account email address and password to sign in. For more information, see our guide to signing in to Skype on Android.
You can sign in to Skype on both devices at the same time, but we don’t recommend it. Being signed in to Skype on both devices may lead to conflicts between settings on the applications, and you may find that instant messages are delivered to one device and not the other. We recommend only being signed in on one device at a time.
Yes. To sign in automatically whenever you open your Skype app:
If you would prefer to enter your password every time you open the Skype app, follow the steps above and uncheck the box next to Save my password.
To sign out of Skype, tap your profile picture on the right side of the screen, press the phone's menu button or tap the menu icon , and select Sign out.
Yes. To view your application settings:
In the settings menu, you can edit the following options:
You can assign a custom ringtone for a specific conversation or contact:
To change back to the default ringtone, select Set default ringtone for the selected conversation.
To uninstall Skype:
Skype does not support rooting and Skype is not responsible for errors or crashes which result from modifications to the underlying Android OS.