In order to take advantage of Skype's many features, you first need to create a Skype account. This cloud-based account, once created, will allow you to take advantage of Skype on many different platforms.
- [Instructor] In this video, we'll take a look…at how to create a Skype account.…Throughout this course, I'll be using…the desktop version of Skype for Windows.…But in order to set up my initial account,…I'm going to navigate to the web version of Skype.…You can do this by navigating to web.skype.com.…From here, you can sign in using your Microsoft account,…or the email address for your Microsoft account.…Now if you don't have one, you can click…down below on Create new account.…If I do this, it first asks me…to create an account using my phone number.…
Now if you'd rather use an existing email address,…you can do that by clicking on Use your email instead.…And then from here, enter in your email address,…as well as a password, and it will create…a Microsoft account for you.…Now I already have a Microsoft account,…so I'm going to navigate back here,…and then type in my email address.…I'll click on Sign in.…Next I'll enter in my password, and then click Sign in.…
Now because I haven't signed in on this computer before,…
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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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