Skype Help

    Skype for Windows Phone
    • How do I update Skype?

      Select the Update Now button to download, install and sign in to the latest version of Skype.Update Now When we retire older versions of Skype, if you are...

    • 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...

    • 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 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...

    • What is Skype?

      Skype is software that enables the world's conversations. Millions of individuals and businesses use Skype to make free video and voice one-to-one and group...

    • Try Skype without a Skype account on Skype.com

      We’ve made it effortless to give Skype a try – you don’t need an account and you don’t need to download anything. You can chat, make voice or video calls, even...

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