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.
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’ve previously created a Skype account. Simply select Sign in with a Skype account, enter your Skype Name and password in the sign-in screen and tap Sign in.
With Skype for Android, it’s now possible to sign in to Skype with your Microsoft account. To do so, tap Microsoft account in the sign-in screen.
You might see the second login below; if so, just enter your Skype Name, email address (for Microsoft account), or phone number to log in. Learn more.
Learn how to link your accounts using Skype for 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:
To require that your password is entered 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.