Before initiating a Skype call, it is important to check your audio and video settings. By navigating to your account options you can check to see if your incoming and outgoing sound, as well as your video are working correctly.
- [Instructor] Before I make my first Skype call,…I want to make sure that my audio is working properly.…In order to do this, I can access the sound test service.…You may have noticed on the left…that one of my contacts is Echo / Sound Test Service…and this is a default feature…that will appear in your account.…If I click here, I do have the ability…to make a call to this service…and let's check out what it does.…(chiming bells)…- [Pre-Recorded Woman] Hello,…welcome to Skype call testing service.…After the beep, please record a message.…Afterwards, your message will be played back to you.…
(beeps)…- [Instructor] I am just checking…to make sure that my microphone is working properly.…(beeps)…(playback) I am just checking…to make sure that my microphone is working properly.…(beeps)…- [Pre-Recorded Woman] If you are able…to hear your own voice,…then you have configured Skype correctly.…If you hear this message but not your own voice,…then something is wrong…with your audio recording settings.…Please check your microphone and microphone settings…
- 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
Next steps1m 15s
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.