Skype allows you to send SMS messages for a flat rate cost depending on the country. Explore how this provides a great way to communicate by sending international SMS text messages in this video.
- [Instructor] In the previous video,…we took a look at how to make a call…to a mobile phone or landline using Skype.…In this video, let's take a quick look…at how you can send an SMS text message through Skype.…So here I can contact someone…on their mobile phone by sending a text message.…Now, in order to do this, you first need to select…the contact that you want to send the message to.…In this case, I'll go up to my contacts,…and I'll select Toby.…When I do this, I can make a Skype call,…as we've seen before, a video one or an audio one.…I can go down below and I can type in a message…that will send to Toby's Skype account.…
But in this case, I wanna send an SMS text message…to her phone, and I can do that by clicking on…the drop down menu down here at the bottom.…Right now you can see that it says via Skype,…but I'll click on that, and then it brings up…the different phone numbers that are in Toby's account.…If you haven't already added phone numbers…to one of your contact's account,…you can do that by going over, right-clicking,…
- 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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