Tips & Tricks

Learn new new tips, tricks, and shortcuts for making your Skype experience even better

Ace your Skype interview with tips straight from the source

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Interviews are make or break moments for everyone. When they go well they leave you walking with a spring in your step, and when they go badly they make you wish you’d stayed in bed that day. Because more and more interviews are happening over Skype, and because we want all of your interviews to … Read more

Skype conference calls the quick, easy and affordable way

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Whether they’re a blessing or a curse to your work day, conference calls with your customers or far-flung teammates are an essential part of doing business. That part needs to go smoothly, so we’ve put together some tips for easy Skype conference calls. With Skype conference calls it’s easy to get groups of up to … Read more

Treat your friends to a Skype trick or two

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That time is upon us once again, it’s the spooky season of Halloween! For a lot of us with children in our lives this holiday is celebrated by walking from door to door in search of tricks or treats. Maybe you can guess which of those two you’ll find here on the Skype Tips & Tricks … Read more

Getting the most out of Skype Translator

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Recently we talked about how Skype Translator can help you communicate in a language other than your own. In my opinion it’s an amazing bit of technology, one of those things that makes you pause and think “I’m living in the future!” If you haven’t already seen it, here’s a short video to show you … Read more

Smooth starts to your Skype meetings

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When it comes to audio and video calling in the workplace, Skype for Business is a brilliant solution which combines the familiar experience of Skype with all the enterprise-level security and control you need for your business communications. However, if you’re working in a smaller team of up to 25 individuals, Skype could be an … Read more

A grandson’s hug – Improving Skype quality

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Global demographics, advances in travel and evolving technology have changed the way we live and work. One of the most significant outcomes of these changes is that, in many countries, members of the youngest generation are now moving away from their hometowns to work abroad. And as their own families grow, it’s increasingly more difficult … Read more

Learning a language with Skype

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One of the great things about Skype is how it allows you to communicate across global boundaries with the greatest of ease. Whether your friend is around the corner or around the world, they’re always just a Skype call away. But not all boundaries are geographical in nature. Sometimes, if you want to talk to … Read more

Skype call quality on mobile devices

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When it comes to using Skype, we’ve seen a tremendous increase of calls made on mobile devices in the past couple of years. This growth has been supported by the constant development of the Skype app for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. But our quest for the perfect Skype experience continues — we’re now leveraging … Read more

Send texts from your computer with Skype

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In the past I’ve mentioned Skype instant messages are pretty great. You can do so much more with them than just hammer out a few words on your keyboard and hit send – there are mojis, emoticons, file sending, text formatting, timestamped quotes… The list of features goes on and on. But sometimes you can’t … Read more

How to Personalize Your Skype Client

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Have you got a favorite object in your life? One that you could draw from memory because it’s yours. It might be just a thing to anyone else, but you wouldn’t change it for anything. That’s how I feel about the way I have personalized my Skype client. Anyone else would just see the contact … Read more

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