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Only one participant needs a Skype Premium account for group video calls.
Caller identification lets your friends, family and business contacts know you're calling them. When you have set up caller identification, your mobile number or Skype Number is displayed when you call mobiles and landlines from Skype.
Caller identification is free to set up and use.
The following frequently asked questions will help you get started with caller identification.
The caller identification using your mobile number and/or Skype Number is available in most countries.
Caller identification using your mobile number is available across the world, with the exception of China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Mexico.
Caller identification using your Online Number is available in:
If the caller identification doesn’t work it might be because it’s not available in your country or it’s not currently supported by the local telecommunication provider for the country you’re calling. We're working hard to make caller identification available in other countries, too so that everyone can recognize you're calling them from Skype.
To set up caller identification using your mobile number:
Learn more about how to change your caller identification settings.
To set up caller identification using your Skype Number:
Caller identification is activated immediately for Skype Numbers.
It may take up to 24 hours to activate caller identification for mobile numbers. Before the activation, you will receive the SMS text message confirming that caller identification is about to be activated.
Do you want to deactivate caller identification? Learn more.