Calling mobiles and landlines with Skype 4 for BlackBerry 10

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To call a number using the dial pad

If your contact doesn’t have a phone number saved in their profile, or when you want to call someone who’s not in your contact list, you simply use the dial pad to enter a phone number.

  1. Start Skype.
  2. Tap the call icon The call icon.. Make sure you haven’t selected a particular contact.
  3. Select the country you’re calling to from the menu.
  4. Using the dial pad, enter a phone number along with the correct area code. You can also enter the country code manually.
  5. Tap the green call button.
  6. The call button selected.

To call a contact on their mobile or landline

If a contact has a phone number attached to their profile, or if you have added a number to a contact, then it’s easy to call them when they’re not on Skype.

To call a Skype contact’s mobile or landline:

  1. Start Skype.
  2. Under People, tap the contact you want to call.
  3. Tap the call icon The call icon. and select either the landline or mobile number.
  4. The landline and mobile number selected from the list of numbers a contact attached to their profile.

If these options are not available, it means the contact doesn’t have a mobile or landline number attached to their profile. To call them, enter their number using the dial pad, or make a Skype call.

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