Skype credit, or a subscription, can be purchased from within your Skype account. This allows you to take advantage of Skype phone features for placing low cost international calls or SMS text messages.
- [Instructor] In this chapter, we'll be taking a look…at another way to use Skype,…and that is as a platform in which you can…make and receive calls with mobile phones and landlines.…If you're using it for this, you'll need…either Skype credit, or a subscription.…In this video, we'll take a look at how we can do this.…Now there are a couple ways we can do it.…In the upper left-hand corner I'll click on Skype…from the toolbar, and here I could click on…Buy Skype Credit and it will bring me…to the Skype Credit page.…In this case I want to click though on My account,…and this will bring me to my web-based Skype account.…
On here there will be a bunch of information…about my subscription, but on the left-hand side…it says Call phones, SMS, access WiFi.…I want to click on Discover credit.…Now this is letting you know that you're able…to make calls to phones, you can send…text messages, and more.…So, below this there's a link to check out rates,…and this is something I suggest you do.…Here it will ask you where you want to…
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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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