Tips & Tricks

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

Finding the next Skype feature to use on your mobile

Last week, as part of March’s focus on helping you find new features, I gave you some tips on using Skype in new ways on your desktop device. Don’t think I’d forgotten about you if using Skype on the go is more your jam, though. Today we’re going to take a look at some of … Read more

Which Skype feature to use next on your desktop device

As I mentioned in the last post, March is going to be a great month for finding new features here on the Tips & Tricks blog. Over the next two posts I’m going to make a few suggestions to help you find your next Skype feature. The thing which might change the way you think … Read more

The big guide to mobile photo sharing on Skype

Spring has started peeking around the corner here in London, bringing promises of fresh starts and new beginnings. That makes it the perfect time to explore uncharted territory, something which I do with pleasure here on the Tips & Tricks blog. Over the next few weeks I’m going to focus on helping you discover and … Read more

Keeping yourself safe from phishing and other online threats

We love the internet in all its many guises here at Skype. But like a lot of enjoyable things, the internet is best when used with caution. I’ve covered the subjects of online security and phishing on this blog before, but they’re ever-present dangers so frequent reminders to stay on your toes are important. The … Read more

Tools to manage your paid Skype features

Skype is well known for its free Skype-to-Skype calls, but did you know there are a whole lot more features you can use by buying a little Skype Credit? We make Skype Credit easy to pay for with a range of different payment methods around the world. We also offers some tools to manage stored … Read more

What else can you do with a Microsoft account?


In a recent post I spent some time talking about the very first steps in Skype. I mentioned that users who don’t have a Skype Name yet should consider signing up for a Microsoft account and using that to sign in to Skype. If you’re a seasoned Skype user you might have skipped over that … Read more

What’s this ‘Skype’ thing all about?

Welcome to the one-page guide that’ll take you from only having heard of Skype, to being well on your way to using it for staying in contact with friends and family near and far. This guide is ideal if you have no experience at all using Skype, or to share with friends who you’d like … Read more

HD video calling with Skype on Samsung TVs

If you’re enjoying the new Skype 4.0 on TVs with your Samsung TV then chances are the memory of getting home with a new TV is fresh in your mind. The eager anticipation of that high definition image is pretty familiar to us here at Skype; we’re always in pursuit of the perfect video call. … Read more

Getting started with Skype on Samsung TVs


If you’re looking for a new Skype experience to kick-start your year with, we’ve got something big for you. Chances are the biggest screen in your house is your TV, and if yours is a recent model Samsung then there is a brand new Skype experience for you to try. Over the next few weeks … Read more

Let Skype inspire your New Year’s resolution

I hope all our Skype users who recently celebrated a holiday had a joyous time with those who matter most. This is the time for big events on the calendar, and for many of you the next one will be the welcoming of a whole new year. Yes, New Year’s is right around the corner … Read more

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