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How to Use Skype – Best Video Calling Application


If we are talking about top video calling applications, Skype would be at the top of the list. It is undoubtedly the most renowned and trustworthy video calling application in the world. Many Dictionaries are using the word “Skype ” as the synonyms for “video calling” and it is enough to learn about its importance and popularity.

Skype was developed in 2003 and now it is owned and run by Microsoft. In 2015, Microsoft updated that over 300 million users are using this video calling application every month. Now in 2021, we can not even imagine the increase in the numbers of users.


Skype is often known as a video calling application but it has much more for its users. You can not only make video calls, but you can also make audio calls, send text messages, share pictures, voice notes, and much more. The key feature of Skype is the “conference calling the feature”. Skype allows you to make a conference of 50 people and the best thing is it has the best results as compared to the other video calling applications.

Skype is not a specific PC application. You can use this application on your smartphones, laptops, smartwatches, and Tab. The company has launched different Skype versions for different devices and you can download Skype easily for every device.

To meet the new challenges of the present world, Skype is getting better day-by-day. Skype updates are available and you can easily update your old version to get more charming features.


How Can We Use Skype?

Skype is not a complicated application at all. You do not need to learn something to use Skype.

Skype allows you to Sign Up by using a Google account, Hotmail account, Yahoo account, or even a Facebook account.

After Sign Up, there comes the step to create a profile and it is also very easy. To create a profile, you have to choose your first and last name, give your valid email address, select the language you can easily understand, select your country, and then choose a skype username.

Sometimes the username you want to choose is already taken by someone. In this situation, the application auto-suggests some other user names close to the name you desired.

You also have to create a log in password so that your personal data would be secured. Skype always suggests you make a strong password. In the end, you have to fill a CAPTCHA entry and then your Skype profile will be complete.

How Can We Change Skype Name?

Skype name is a unique name you have selected and it can not be changed at all. But you can change your Skype display name whenever you want. To do this, you just have to follow some simple and easy steps.

You just need to go to your Skype profile and select the “Edit” button. Then update your new Skype display name and select “Save”. You can change this name again whenever you want to change again.

How Can We Delete Skype Accounts?

  • If you want to delete your Skype account permanently for some reason, do not worry. It is very simple to delete your Skype account. Follow the instructions mentioned below.
  • First of all, go to your Skype application and select your Skype name from the left top of the Window.
  • Scroll down and select the “Setting” option from the list.
  • Then again scroll down and select “Close Your Account” from the bottom.
  • To proceed, Skype needs your Id and password. Type this information in a dedicated space.
  • A Window will open that tells you something you would not be able to access after deleting your account. Read carefully and if you still want to delete, select the “Next” button.
  • A checkbox will appear and you have to select a reason why you are going to delete this account.
  • Select the relevant reason and then click “Mark account for closure”
  • Skype would take some time before deleting your account.



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