Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice and video calls and chat over the Internet. Skype can be used on a variety of devices, including computers, smartphones, and tablets. Skype is available for both Windows and macOS.
What is Skype?
Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice and video calls and chats over the Internet. Skype can be used on computers, mobile phones, and tablets. It is one of the most popular communication tools in the world with over 300 million users.
Setting up Skype
Before you can start using Skype, you need to create a Skype account. You can do this either by signing up with your Microsoft account or by using your email address.
If you want to use Skype without signing up for a Microsoft account, tap the
Use Skype without an account link on the sign in screen, then enter your name, choose a username, and enter a password.
Keep in mind that you won’t be able to sign in to your Skype account on more than one device at a time if you don’t have a Microsoft account.
Making calls on Skype
To make a voice or video call on Skype:
- Open Skype and select the contact you want to call.
- Select the Voice call or Video call button.
If this is the first time you’re making a call, Skype will ask for permission to access your microphone and camera.
Skype for Android
Skype for Android lets you make free voice and video calls to anyone else on Skype, anywhere in the world. Plus, you can use Skype’s inexpensive calling rates to call landlines and mobiles from Skype.
What is Skype for Android?
Skype for Android is an app that allows you to make free calls and video chats over the internet. It also allows you to screen share with other Skype users.
Setting up Skype for Android
You can set up Skype easily on your Android phone or tablet. It’s free to download and easy to set up.Before you start, you need: -A Skype account -A Wi-Fi or 3G/4G connection To sign up for a new Skype account: 1.On your Android device, tap the Play Store icon. 2.Tap the Search icon. 3.Type Skype in the search field, then tap the Search key on your keyboard. 4.Tap Install next to Skype. Wait for Skype to download and install, then tap Open. 5.Follow the instructions to create a new account, or sign in with an existing Microsoft account or a Skype account.
Making calls on Skype for Android
With Skype for Android, you can make free worldwide calls, chat with friends, and even screen share – all from the comfort of your smartphone.
To make a call on Skype for Android:
- Open the Skype app and sign in.
- Tap the contact you want to call, then tap the video call or voice call icon.
- If it’s your first time making a call on Skype for Android, you’ll be asked to grant Skype permission to access your microphone and camera. Tap Allow when prompted.
- Follow the prompts to complete your call.
Screen Sharing on Skype for Android
You can share your screen during a Skype call on your Android device, so the person you’re chatting with can see what’s going on your screen. This is great for showing someone a website, presentation, or just sharing what’s on your screen. To start sharing your screen, just tap the “Share Screen” button in the Skype for Android app.
What is screen sharing?
Screen sharing is a feature that allows you to share your phone’s screen with another Skype for Android user during a call. This can be useful if you want to show someone something on your phone, or if you’re collaborating on a project and need to view the same thing. To share your screen, just tap the “Share Screen” button in the upper-right corner of the app. You can stop sharing your screen at any time by tapping the “Stop Sharing” button.
How to share your screen on Skype for Android
You can share your screen to show a PowerPoint presentation, product demo, or something else directly with someone else on Skype. They’ll see your content live while you record it or present it in real-time. -Open the Skype app and start or join a conversation. -Tap the + sign at the bottom of the screen and select Share screens. -Choose whether to Start now or Schedule for later, then tap Continue. -Follow the prompts to start sharing your screen.