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Only one participant needs a Skype Premium account for group video calls.
Currently, it’s not possible to sign in to Skype for Windows Phone 7 with your Microsoft account. However, you can sign in with your Skype Name.
If you’ve recently joined Skype when you signed in with your Microsoft account on a different platform (such as Windows 8, Mac, Linux), you can’t sign in to Skype for Windows Phone 7.
Such a Skype account is a technical one and although it lets you use all of the great Skype features, it doesn’t contain a Skype Name that you need to sign in to Skype on your Windows Phone 7 device. If your account doesn’t contain a Skype Name:
* If you unlink your Microsoft account and your technical Skype account, your Skype account will be closed.
You can sign in to Skype with your Microsoft account on the following platforms and devices: