How can I use Skype for iPhone?
The following questions and answers will help you learn about how to use and how to get best out of Skype for iPhone:
- Does Skype for iPhone work over 3G, 4G or WiFi?
- Can I use my iPhone normally while running Skype for iPhone?
- Will Skype work on the iPod touch?
- Will Skype run on my "jailbroken" iPhone?
You can make and receive Skype-to-Skype calls, call mobiles and landlines, and send and receive instant messages over 3G, 4G and WiFi from your iPhone.
For the best possible call quality with Skype for iPhone, we recommend that you use a strong WiFi connection. Also, make sure you don’t have a lot of other applications running on your phone.
Skype-to-Skype calls are free, and you’ll only need a little Skype Credit or a subscription to call mobiles and landlines. Operator data charges may apply when using Skype over a mobile data connection.
Yes, Skype supports multitasking, so you can make and receive Skype calls and instant messages while other applications are running, even when your iPhone is locked. Just make sure you have the Skype app open and running in the background.
If you are on a call with Skype for iPhone and you receive a regular call on your iPhone, you’ll see a notification that your Skype call has been put on hold. You can then answer the call to your phone, and, on completion of the call, the Skype call will resume.
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Yes. Like the iPhone, Skype supports the iPod Touch (fourth-generation or newer) for calling, instant messaging, and sharing your online presence -- even when the iPod is locked. The newest version of Skype (Skype 5) is only available on iPod Touch 5th generation or newer.
Skype does not support jailbroken iOS devices and is not responsible for errors or crashes which result from modifications to the underlying iPhone OS.