How do I use Skype 3.2 on my BlackBerry 10?

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Unlike Skype for other mobile platforms that uses hardware and software buttons, Skype 3.2 for BlackBerry 10 relies on touch gestures for some basic actions such as:

To access Skype options and the app menu

Swipe from the top of the screen to display the options bar with the back button The Back button. and the menu button The menu button. at the bottom of the screen.

Gesture of swiping from the top of the phone’s screen to display the Skype Options and Menu.The Back and menu buttons highlighted on the Blackberry screen.

To display the Skype menu bar and change the app’s settings, simply tap the menu button The menu button. and the bar will appear at the top of the screen. Then tap Settings.

The Settings option selected in the Skype menu.

To navigate to the Home Screen

To navigate to your phone’s Home Screen, where the recent applications are displayed, simply swipe from the bottom of the screen.

Navigating to the phone Home Screen by swiping from the bottom of the phone screen.

If you’d like to close Skype, you need to sign out of the application and tap X in the bottom right corner of its thumbnail.

To go a level/step back

If the navigation bar is not displayed and you’d like to go back one step in Skype, simply swipe diagonally from the bottom corner to the left or right.

The diagonal swipe from the bottom right corner to the left to go back one step in Skype.

When you’ve mastered these basic gestures, you can check out our Skype for BlackBerry 10 FAQs to learn more about using the Skype application.

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