How-to: Getting Started with Skype

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Skype, according to Wikipedia, is a software application that allows users to make voice calls over the Internet. Calls to other users of the service, and in some countries to free-of-charge numbers, are free, while calls to other landlines and mobile phones can be made for a fee. Additional features include instant messaging, file transfer and video conferencing.

Installing Skype:

  • Click the “Download” link from the Skype Home Page (Note: Skype will automatically detect your operating system and download the appropriate file)
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the install.


Getting Started with Skype (Windows):

Getting Started with Skype (Mac OSX):

For more help with Skype, visit their Help Guides »

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