How Do You Use Skype on iPhone

Have you discovered that expert in you? Have you already discovered how to use Skype on iPhone?  Remember that the use of Skype is truly an inexpensive way of keeping in touch with your family and friends. Skype is available for all iPhone versions such as iPhone 4, iPhone 5, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus and various variants. The process of using the Skype is almost same for all iPhone’s except certain features.

Actually, the Skype for iPhone includes the same instant messaging, phone and video services available on your computer. This app will work if you have an established internet service. The interesting thing about it is that it lets you call phone numbers with the app.

Skype for iPhone

Before you can make use of Skype on your iPhone, here are the following things to keep in mind:

  • Download the Skype Application from the App Store

This is one of the first things you need to bear in mind and there is already a 5.4 version that is equal to forty-six point nine megabytes. If you have a Skype account, you may log in your Microsoft account or Skype name. All of the Skype contacts may be imported through it.

If you have no account yet, just tap the button for the “Create an Account”. Your microphone will be accessed by Skype and so you need to press both the “Home Button” and the “Settings”.

When you see the settings, just choose for the “privacy” and the “microphone”. And afterwards, you may turn on the Skype “Off/On” toggle.

  • Add More of your Contacts

When you already have created your Skype account, you will be required of adding more of your contacts. With an account, your Skype for iPhone will immediately show all of the contacts previously added.

For you to add for more of your contacts, just press the button “More”. This is actually resembled by the three dots and now you have to choose for the “Add People”. Type the email address, the Skype username or even the name of that someone you’re searching for. Search for its name and just look at every photo to finally look for that person.

You may now introduce yourself by adding a message and tapping the button for “Send Contact Request”. When that person has already accepted your request, you may now start the communication with him or her on Skype.

  • Call and Message Them

If you want to call someone on Skype, you may swipe the screen from the left position down to the right one. Scroll to the list of the names of your friends. After tapping the name, you will have to be tapping in the text field. This enables you to create and send a message.

For you to be able to call someone, you may tap the “Phone” or “Video” button at the bottom part of the screen. If you already have purchased credits from the website, you may call any of the phone number listed. You have to tap the button for the “Keyboard located below the screen.

  • Make Cheap Calls Without Using an App

With the service called as the “Skype to Go”, this will simply give you an opportunity to make cheap calls via Skype on your iPhone. This will not require you of installing the app. You will only be just logging in to your account right through the website and will be required of buying some credits.

Clink the link that says “Skype to Go” and after entering a long distance number, including the local area code or the person whom you want to contact with, Skype will be giving you a local number to use.

Now, register your iPhone with Skype. And then, add this number to the contact list on your iPhone. You may use the local number given every time you want to make a call. This will help you save more on your international rates!

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