Introduction: When most of the communication apps such as messenger, WhatsApp, IMO, Snapchat, etc. grew by focusing on entertainment, Skype has grown focusing the professionalism. Skype is widely used for meeting, interviewing, and other Purposes. Using Skype making audio and video call is very easy even it supports local call and work as your second number. So it is necessary to have a Skype account.
However, I don’t say that you can’t get any help from other software. Considering the low network system IMO and WhatsApp works well. Again for spreading photos and lifestyle Instagram and Snapchat is perfect. But thinking about professional life skype is the best.
Get the most out Features of Skype
Skype comes with a bunch of features and here I will show some of the coolest features.
Free Calling and Messaging
Skype is a communication app and over Skype, you can call and text someone who is on skype. It doesn’t cost any money. It requires only cellular data/wifi.
Join a Meeting on Skype
Using Skype you can set meetings or join any meeting. It is easy and smooth.
Call Recording and Subtitles
You can record any call on skype. Plus, you can get subtitles having skype.
Another excellent feature is the screen sharing option. For an interview or presentation, you can easily show something using Skype. For making any overseas interview, skype is the best software.
Skype to non-skype Call
Using your Skype number you can call the local numbers (available in 25 countries) but it takes charges. Comparatively the charge is lower. All you need to do is to buy a flat credit and you can make unlimited calls having the credit.
How to Download and Install Skype for Windows?
Downloading skype for windows is very easy. You don’t need any emulator other software as they have the official software. Here get the process to download skype for Window 7/8/10
Step 1: Visit the office website skype.com the official website of skype. At the homepage, you will see a button “Get skype for windows” just click the button, and download will start automatically.
However, if you see other options such as get Skype for max/Linux the click the drop-down button in the box and select windows.
Step 2: Give permission and set location
Before the download is started, your device will ask you for permission to download. Also, it may ask for the location that where it will download. If it doesn’t appear then it will be downloaded to the default download folder. Finish the step to start downloading.
Step 3: Installing Skype
As soon as the download is complete, go to the download folder and click the setup file. Click allow to open the file and set up the language to English and other options. Finally, click I agree to the terms and click install. When the installation is complete, click finish.
Step 4: Launch Skype
Now skype is on your computer. But before using it, you need to set up your skype account. Launch it and you will see a login/sign-up option. If you already have an account then use your username and password to log in. If you don’t have an account then create it.
To do it, set your first name, last name, email, and password. They will ask for a verification code. Check it on the email and set the code and you will enter skype. Set up your Birthday, profile picture, search for friends on skype, and enjoy Skype for windows 10.
How do I contact someone via Skype?
At first, you need to connect them via Skype. Go to the search bar and write their email/number/username. Then add connect and message them. When the other user will accept your message request you will be able to contact him/her.
How to Download and Install Skype for Mac?
The downloading process for windows and Mac is almost the same. However, I am describing it
Step 1: Go to the official website of skype.
Step 2: When you will visit from a mac, skype will detect your device and show “Get Skype for Mac” Click here and the download will begin. If it doesn’t show then set it manually.
Step 3: When the download is over go to the default folder. Now, click the file and allow to install it.
Step 4: Now skype will as for several options like language and finally you will have to allow their terms and conditions. Then click the Install button and wait till it is done.
Step 5: Congratulations! Skype is in your Mac now. Launch Skype and login/sign-up and enjoy chatting and free calling with friends over Skype.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I Skype from my laptop?
Downloading skype on a laptop is the same as downloading on a PC. I have already discussed the process. Just go to the official website of skype and click get skype. When the download is complete install it and open it. There is another way to get it on your laptop. But first, you need to download an emulator such as BlueStacks or Nox App Player. Install the emulator and open it. Search for skype and install it. When skype is installed, you can open it using the emulator.
Is Skype free on Windows 10?
Does Skype use a phone number?
I think now you feel it easy like biting a cake. I have described both processes for Mac and Windows. Also, you will find another way to get it using an emulator. Aside from that, I have explained the features and some FAQs about Skype. Hopefully, you will face no problem while downloading skype after reading this content.