How do I join Skype?

It‘s easy to enjoy all the great Skype features with your friends and family. You can join Skype with your Microsoft and Facebook accounts or you can simply create a new Skype account.

To learn how to join Skype, simply find your device in the list below and click the link.

Windows desktop (computers and laptops running Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP)

Windows 8 (computers, laptops and tablets)

Mac (MacBooks, iMacs, Mac Minis)

Linux (computers and laptops)

Windows Phone 8 (smartphones)

Windows Phone 7 (smartphones)

iOS (iPhones and iPads)

Android (Android phones and tablets)

BlackBerry (BlackBerry 10)

Symbian (Symbian OS phones)

PlayStation (PlayStation®Vita)

Home Phones (Skype-ready phones)

TV (Skype-ready TVs) and Blu-ray player

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