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How do I call phones in Skype Preview for Windows 10?

Sometimes you need to call someone who's not on Skype or who is offline. You can call mobiles and landlines all over the world at low rates from Skype with a little Skype Credit or a monthly subscription.

To call a number from the dial pad:

  1. In Skype Preview, select  Show dial pad towards the bottom of the window.
  2. The dial pad is displayed along with your Skype Credit and subscription information.
  3. If you're calling abroad, type the phone number or click or tap the numbers on the dial pad, then select the country you’re calling from the drop-down.
  4. Select the  Call button.

If a contact has saved a phone number in their profile, or if you've added their phone number, it's really easy to call them. You can call from your contact list.

To call a number from your contact list:

  1. In Skype Preview, select the Contacts tab.
  2. Select the person you want to call.
  3. Select the  Call button in the top right. If there's a phone number saved for that contact, a drop-down will appear. Select the number you want to call.
  4. If the contact you want to call has not added their number, you can add it to their profile. Select the contact's photo to bring up their profile, and select Add number.

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