In order to take advantage of the many Skype features, you first need to create a Skype account. Learn about how this cloud-based account, once created, will allow you to take advantage of Skype on many different platforms in this video.
- [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 can go to Skype's website.…You'll be able to get there by going to www.skype.com.…From here, in the upper right-hand corner,…I'm going to click on Sign in.…I can sign in to my account here,…and if you don't have an account,…you can go to the bottom where it says Sign up.…Click on that and sign up for a new account.…I'll go ahead and click on Sign up.…
And now, this brings me to a page…in which I can create a new account using either…my phone number, or if you'd rather use your email address,…you can click on the link down below that.…In my situation, I already have an account,…so I'm going to back out of here.…And from the Skype main page, I'm going to go…to Sign in again, and I'll click on My account.…From this page, I can enter in either my email address,…phone number, or Skype account name…to sign in to my account, and I'm going to go ahead…
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- Creating a Skype account
- Adding contacts
- Making video and audio-only calls
- Sharing your screen
- Recording calls
- Messaging with Skype
- Making calls to mobile phones and landlines
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to Skype
2. Skype Calls
3. Additional Ways to Utilize Skype
4. Advanced Features
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