To Start Skype If Its Your First Time Opening

To Start Skype If Its Your First Time Opening

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To start Skype
If it's your first time opening Skype:
1.
Download Skype software from www.skype.com
2.
Open Skype on your computer.
That means double-clicking this icon on your desktop or choosing
it from the Windows > Start menu. Having trouble? Launch it from
here. This will open a start-up screen.
Click “don’t have a Skype Name
This opens a Create account window.
Type in your name, and then create a Skype username (called a Skype
Name) and a password.
- Pick ones you can remember so you can sign in next time.
3.
Search your email contacts to see who's on Skype:
Click the Directory tab and click the link See friends who are already
on Skype.
You'll see an Add contacts screen.

Under Check your email contacts, click in the checkbox (es) beside the
email accounts you have.
If you have a Yahoo account, type in your username and password then
click Search email contacts.
Skype uses your Yahoo login to check if your contacts are on Skype –
it never saves it, ever.

Wait for Skype to search your contacts.
If Skype finds a match, it will list the friends who also use Skype.
Click in the checkbox beside the people you want to talk to on Skype.
Then click Add contact.
Write an introduction message so they know who you are.
Click OK to send. Depending on their security, you can IM them. When
they accept your invitation, you will be able to see when they are
online and call them, too.
4.
Add a specific person:
Click the Directory tab and go to Find people.
Click in the box and type in their name, email address or Skype Name.
Click Search. Wait for Skype to search.
In the list, find the person you're looking for. Check details like
location and click this icon to double check it's them.
Click on them, then click Add contact. This will open a Say hello
window.
5.
Call someone in your Contact list:
Click the Contacts button at the top of Skype.

In the list, find the person you want to call.
Click on them. (Remember - anyone with one of these beside them
is on Skype so it's free to call. Anyone with one of these
means it's a phone or mobile number and calls will cost you a
little.)
You will see their details in the main window.
Click the green Call button. You should hear ringing. If you don't
hear the other person or they can't hear you, click the call quality
icon at the top of your call window.
To hang up, click the red End call button.
Useful things you can do on a call:
*
Mute – click this icon to mute your microphone so the
other person can't hear you.
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Hold – click on this icon to put the call on hold.
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Turn video on – if you've got a webcam plugged in, click the green
Video call button to make it a video call.
6.
It’s free to call people on video.
Make sure you've got a webcam and check:
- it's plugged into your computer
- you've installed the software that came with it
- it's switched on.
In your Contact list, find the person you want to talk to.
Click on them.
In the main window, click the green Video call button.

Smile, wave, say hello!

Useful things you can do on a video call:
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Resize the screen – click and drag the corner of the video screen
to make it bigger or smaller.
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Move it around – click and drag the video of yourself around your
screen.
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IM at the same time – click the Show messages link at the top of
the video to instant message while you're on the call.
7.
To IM someone:
In your Contacts, find the person or group you want to message. Or in
your Conversations list, find the message you want to pick up again.
Click on the person/group or conversation.
In the main window, click in the typing box.
Type a message and click the blue send message button, or just press
the Return key on your keyboard.

If someone IMs you:
If someone IMs you, your Conversations button will turn orange.
Click on the button.
You'll see a list of conversations.
Find the IM you want to reply to and click it.
In the main window, click in the typing box.
Type a message and click the blue send message button, or just press
the Return key on your keyboard.
Useful things you can do in an instant message:
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Group IM – click this button to add more people to the
conversation.
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Save a group IM – click this button to save the group in
your contacts. When you need to pick up the conversation again,
just click on the group instead of adding everyone in all over
again.