Six tips to get the best out of Skype

Six tips to get the best out of Skype

Summary: Want to improve your Skype experience and extend its functionality? Here are a few hints and tips that I find useful when I Skype.

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  • If you have been using Skype for some time, you might have missed some of the new features that have been introduced in recent releases. Here are six cool things you can do with Skype to improve your experience.

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  • Start a call directly from the Start screen

    If you are using Windows 8 you can pin a favourite contact to your Start screen and call them using Skype.

    From the People tile, select the contact you would like to appear on your Start screen, right click the contact and select pin to Start.

    When you want to call the contact just click the contact, select Call Skype and select yes in the start call box.

    Image: Skype

Topics: Collaboration, Software, After Hours

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  • How to improve my Skype experience?

    Fix the goddam app for my lumia 920 Windows people!!!!
    Koymik
  • Great tips!

    These are some great tips, and I have never know about this extra mods. Thanks for this post will try this soon.
    catherinej02