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Under a Spell – Autocorrect Tips for Skype

With a recent release of Skype for Windows desktop we have started to roll out a new feature to some users on Windows 8 and above. Skype will now be able to use the spellcheck and autocorrect features of Windows 8 for your instant messages. Today I’ll be giving you a few tips on editing … Read more

A Workday Without Skype Isn’t Much of a Workday At All

I recently wrote about taking things for granted, like how easy it is to start a Skype call. That got me thinking about other things I take for granted while working at Skype, and one of them is Skype itself. I would really struggle through my work day without Skype and in the tips below, … Read more

Four Ways to Give Skype a Piece of Your Mind

Skype users are a passionate group. As soon as I started here, everyone I knew started sharing their Skype stories with me and it felt amazing to be a part of them. We love that kind of passion and want to tap into it to find out how to make Skype better. Today I’m talking … Read more

A Hop, A Skype and a Jump to Windows 8.1

If you haven’t made the jump yet from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, what’re you waiting for? I call it a jump but really it’s more of a short hop. Your files, desktop applications, user accounts and settings will come with you and you can keep working while the update is taking place, so you … Read more

Add a Skype Call-To-Action To Your Website or Email Signature

Today I’m talking about ways that you can encourage people to connect with you on Skype in a way that’s a little different. Here at Skype we love the internet in all its many forms. The way it’s always growing and changing as we all contribute to it is great. If you build upon the … Read more

How to Expand Your Outlook With Skype

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In a recent post I answered the question “What is Skype?”, in answer to comments we hear quite often. In that post I explained that you don’t use Skype in your browser, but that’s not quite the whole story. You see, if you use Outlook.com email you can send instant messages and make Skype video and … Read more

Managing Skype Notifications for Restful Moments

This age of information we find ourselves in is nothing if not wonderful. Whatever your interests and whoever your friends are, they’re never any further than the tips of your fingers. Sometimes, though, the flow of information can all become a little too much to handle. In those moments you’ll be glad to know there … Read more

Out With The Old, In With The New – Managing Your Skype History

I’ve mentioned in a previous post that I use instant messages to remember important information. But I often see questions come through from users who are looking to delete single messages, entire chats or the contents of Skype Home. January is a good month for starting afresh so I’ll dedicate this post to telling you … Read more

Como escolher a melhor conexão para usar o Skype

Mais um ano passou, e o blog continua aqui para dar dicas de como tornar a experiência de usar o Skype ainda melhor. Como já discutimos algumas vezes, uma boa conexão é fundamental para ter boa qualidade nas chamadas do Skype. Hoje, vou atualizar as nossas dicas sobre como ter certeza de que você está … Read more

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