Skypes phone feature allows you to place calls to mobile phones and landlines. This is a great way to make international calls by taking advantage of Skype's low rates, which are specific to the country you are calling.
- [Instructor] Skype is an amazing video…conferencing platform, but it does more than this.…Through Skype, you also have the ability…to communicate with people who do not…have a Skype account, by calling…mobile phones and landlines.…This feature does cost money, but not much,…as Skype has low domestic and international calling rates.…You can pay for calls to mobile and landlines…by using Skype Credit, or by purchasing…a subscription plan.…In the previous video I've already purchased…$10 in Skype Credit, so here we'll take a look…at how to place a call.…
Now I'm in the United States, and for this example…I'm going to place a call that's also…within the United States, but in my opinion…the best use for this feature is for…making international calls, because the rates…are extremely low.…This is great if you need to call someone…from another country, or if you're out of the country…and want to call back home.…Now on my Skype desktop app,…I'm going to select the dial pad icon the upper left.…And this opens up the dial pad.…
- Creating a Skype account
- Adding contacts
- Making video and audio-only calls
- Sharing your screen
- Messaging with Skype
- Making calls to mobile phones and landlines
- Using Skype Translator
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to Skype
2. Skype Calls
3. More Ways to Make Skype Calls
4. Advanced Features
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