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    What is Skype Auto-recharge and how does it work?

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    Auto-recharge adds Skype Credit to your Skype, or Skype Manager balance when it falls below a certain amount. 

    To turn Auto-recharge on or off:

    Skype from the web

    Use this link from any platform or device to directly access your Auto-recharge settings, you may be asked to sign in. Select Buy Skype Credit, choose the amount of credit you want to add, then check Enable Auto-recharge when I'm running low on credit. Select Continue and enter your payment information. 
    Note: In Skype (version 8) on Windows, Mac, Linux and Android, you can enable or disable Auto-recharge from Profile > Skype to Phone > Toggle On or Off.

    Skype Manager

    Use this link to sign in from any platform or device. Select Buy Skype Credit, choose the amount of credit you want to add, then check Save time in the future with Auto-recharge. Select Continue and enter your payment information. 


    Auto-recharge is available with PayPal, Skrill (Moneybookers), or credit card payments. Be aware that if you are using Skype Manager, and have not verified your group, these payment methods may be unavailable to you. 

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    Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling