Did you know that you can talk (and see) friends and family live through your computer? With Skype, you can instant message, call other Skype users for free, and even video chat with them. Easy to set up and use, Skype is a revolution in the art of maintaining close connections with friends and family far away. In this tutorial, we will detail how to set up called Skype on your PC and send (and receive) text, voice, and video calls.
The first thing to do is go to www.skype.com and click on “Join Skype”.
Now you have the software installed and tested. Next, you need to add contacts in order to connect with your family and friends. To add contacts, do the following:
By following this process, the person you are trying to add will be notified that you are trying to add them to your contacts. Once they have approved the invite to your list, you will be able to chat, call, and video call them for free (if they have a Skype account), or for a small fee (if calling to a land line or cellphone).
Now that you’ve added a contact, you are ready to make a call. To do so, do the following:
NOTE: You can also call regular telephone numbers from Skype by clicking on “Call phones” and typing in the number or selecting a contacts phone number to call when you click on them.
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