Skype Help

    What is the Skype extension?

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    The Skype extension allows you to quickly and easily create and join Skype calls directly from your Chrome browser, with no sign-up or sign-in needed. You can create and start a call with two clicks. The extension also allows you to customize your meeting name and avatar for your convenience.

    Skype extension in Chrome

    1. Select the Skype Extension to create or join a meeting. If you’re already signed in to your Skype account on your browser, the extension will automatically use your Skype account. If not, you will be creating the meeting as a guest with no requirement to sign in.
    2. You'll have the option to customize your meeting name and avatar before creating the meeting.

      Skype extension with customize

      You can choose a meeting name from a list of suggestions or make it something all your own. For your avatar, you can choose from the available emoticons or upload a photo.

      Skype extension with naming and avatar options
    3. Select the Create a free video call button to create the meeting.
    4. The created meeting link will be displayed for you to copy or share in email before jumping into the call. 
    5. Select the Start call button to start the video call in Skype for Web.

     

    1. To join a video call, select Join with link.
    2. If you’re already signed in to your Skype account on your browser, the extension will automatically use your Skype account for joining the meeting. If not, you will join the meeting as a guest with no requirement to sign in.
    3. Insert the Skype join link in the text box and select the Join button to jump into the call.

      Skype extension join link