1 of 7Image
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.
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.