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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...

    • Getting to know Skype

      The latest version of Skype is faster to load, more reliable than ever, and helps you get more done together with the people that matter most to you. It also...

    • Updating to the latest version of Skype

      Skype support for Windows XP and Vista users has ended. You will need to update your OS to Windows 7 or higher to continue using Skype on the same device. You...

    • How do I join a conversation from a link I received in Skype?

      Select the invitation link you received:I have Skype installed: Skype will launch and take you to the conversation to start chatting.I don't have Skype...

    • Common questions with Skype on desktop

      Skype keeps you more connected to your world by making it simple to get things done, have rich conversations, or enjoy spontaneous moments together with your...

    • How do I get Skype?

      Go to the Download Skype page to get our latest version of Skype. Select your device and start the download. You can launch Skype after it is...

    • 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 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...