How to Set Up Skype on Desktop and Mobile

Nowadays, there are many video call apps but once upon a time Skype used to be the only app to make a video call, voice call and chat between two computers and mobiles through the Internet connection. So here are some steps for using Skype in Desktop and Mobile.

Set up Skype on Desktop

•    Go to Skype’s website.

•    You can see the Sign-up screen. Tap on Sign in.

•     After that, select Sign-up.

•    Now type your contact number in phone number column, and you can also enter your email ID.

•    Now make a password.

•    After that, you can see the blue Next button. Click on it.

•    Now fill your details, enter your first and last name.

•    Select Next.

•    Choose your country or region and enter your current country or region in the box.

•    Select your birth date and click Next.

•    Now type your four-digit verification code in the code field. It will send you your contact number or email ID.

•     After that select Next and you can use your Skype account.

Set up Skype on Mobile

•    Launch the Skype app.

•    Click on Create Account. You can see that lower portion of the screen.

•    Type your contact number or email ID and click Next.

•    Enter your password in ‘Create a password’ field box.

•    Select Next.

•    Now you can type your first and last name.

•    Click Next and choose your birth date in the date of birth column.

•    Select Next and after that, enter your four-digit verification code. It will be sent to you on your contact number or email ID.

•    Now click Next, and you can use your Skype account.

•    And you can customize your Skype account’s theme.

Make a video call on Windows PC

•    Make sure your Desktop has a webcam.

•    Launch the Skype app.

•    After that, choose a contact on your left-hand side. Select contact, and you can start the conversation.

•    Click on the top of the right hand, and you can see the blue camera button, to start the video call click on it.

Video call on Mobile Device

•    Make sure your mobile has a front camera to make a video call.

•    Launch the Skype app.

•    In the people section, select a contact and start a conversation with that person.

•    Now, click on the camera option to make a video call.

Mathew Anderson is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Mathew has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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