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…
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- 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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