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    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • How do I join Skype?

      It‘s easy to enjoy all the great Skype features with your friends and family. You can join Skype by creating a new account or signing in with your Microsoft...

    • 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.We always recommend that you...

    • 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 does it mean that Skype is moving from peer-to-peer to the cloud

      We're making sure that Skype continuously evolves to offer our users the latest technology. Therefore, Skype has been transitioning from a peer-to-peer...

    • 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