One of the first steps in using Skype is to customize your Skype profile. In your Skype profile you can choose what information you would like to share including email address, phone numbers, your bio, websites, and more.
- After creating your account,…I recommend customizing your profile.…Since Skype is a communication tool,…it's important to take the time to do this,…including adding a photo, as well as some…basic information about yourself.…Although I could create my profile…on this web-based version of Skype,…I'm now going to switch over to the desktop version.…Now when I first go to open this up…it's letting me know that I need to…take care of a couple things.…I need to check my sound and audio,…and they also recommend that I set…a profile picture.…I'll click on Continue,…and here, as you can see, I am showing a video,…which is good, so my webcam is working.…
If I click on Test Sound.…(computer beeping)…I notice that my sound is working as well,…and you can see the levels here…showing that my microphone's working,…so it's good to make sure that your microphone…and camera are working before you would…start using Skype.…I'm going to click on Continue,…and from here you can add a profile picture.…Now I'm going to click on Add Later,…
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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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