Skype Help

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    • Updating to the latest version of Skype

      To update: Verify what version number of Skype you’re using on your desktop or mobile. If you're on version 7 or lower, select the link for your platform...

    • 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 use Skype for Xbox One?

      It's easy to use Skype for Xbox One to chat with friends and make one-to-one and group audio and video Skype calls for free. No matter where your friends and...

    • 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...

    • 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 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...

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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