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    • Support for Skype versions 7 and below is ending

      Support for Skype versions 7 and below will end on November 1, 2018 on desktop devices and November 15, 2018 on mobile and tablet devices. What does end of...

    • How do I update Skype?

      Select the Update Now button to download, install and sign in to the latest version of Skype.Update NowSkype for Windows 10, to update please check for updates...

    • What are the system requirements for Skype?

      The specific system requirements for running Skype on different operating systems are described below. If your system does not meet the requirements to run...

    • Which Skype enabled devices or platforms are no longer supported?

      Skype is always making improvements, such as enhanced quality, better reliability, and improved security. Because we want everyone to experience the best Skype...

    • How do I get started with Skype?

      It's easy to get started with Skype. All you need to do is: Download Skype to your device. Create a free account for Skype. Sign in to Skype.It's that...

    • How much bandwidth does Skype need?

      The bandwidth required by Skype depends on the type of calls you want to make. Check the following information for the minimum and recommended speeds for best...

    • Why has Skype automatically updated?

      At Skype, we regularly release updates to our software so that we can introduce new features, improve existing ones and fix bugs.Updating Skype is always free,...

    • How do I create a new account for Skype?

      If you don't have a Microsoft account for Skype: In the Skype sign in window, select Create new account (or go directly to the Create an account...

    • What are the Skype Terms of Use?

      The Skype Terms of Use govern your use of Skype’s software, products and websites.Read the full terms of use.

    • Should I use a Skype beta release?

      Beta releases contain our newest features, and are a great way to try out new versions of our software before they are officially released. It's also a great...

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    No emergency calls with Skype
    Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling