Skype sign in is the gateway to using the voice-over-IP services and software application created and maintained by team in Microsoft who bought it for $8.5 billion. This service and software is called Skype, and the Microsoft Skype team ensures that it run without any glitches. Those who use it are given an online platform on which to communicate and stay in touch with business associates, friends, and loved ones.
The communication options are in form of video, audio, or instant text messages all sent via the internet. One has to sign up and create and account, have a valid Skypeloginusername and password to be able to use the Skype services. It can be used on tablets, laptops, PCs for web internet, and on Android, iOS, and BlackBerry gadgets for mobile internet.
For both audio and video calls, one does need to a microphone with the latter requiring a webcam. Instant texts are sent on Skype over the internet. Making phone calls is also a service offered on Skype via the use of the traditional telephone networks. One does not have register his or her phone number with his or her Skypeaccount; however, there are call charges on such phone calls via Skype.
One has to download the Skype software and install in in the computer or get the Skype app for their mobile devices. The Skype download is available on the Skype homepage, on Microsoft.com, or in other websites certified to offer the download. You can do a quick search for free Skype download to find the various sites that have the download. Some have outdated versions, but these can be updated after you download and install Skype and sign in to your account.
While used as social networking platform, most people will use it as a tool for doing video calls. Companies and entrepreneurs use it to do business and hold video conferences. Skype can support up to 25 video conferencing calls simultaneously and can be switched into group chats is the need be, more so for those with slow or low internet connectivity.
One can also use Skype to access, chat, and share on Facebook. One can update their Facebook status, read and chat with their Facebook friend while on Skype. The use of this software is also widely used to boost education projects in some schools.
To start using Skype, one has to register and then download the Skype software or Skype app. The Skype sign in process is not complicated and takes less than 10 seconds to complete.
How to sign in to Skype
• Go to the Skype homepage, you will see a sign in tab on the top right side of the page. Click is to log in.
• You will then fill in your username you gave when registering for a Skype account
• You will then enter the password you created when registering for the account.
• Then proceed to click on the sign me in tab after giving valid Skype log in your name and password.
• You can get assistance if you forgot your Skype name or password by clicking the respective option that will be provided to help you.
• You can alternatively sign in with your Microsoft or Facebook account using the option given.
• You can then go the download Skype option and then install Skype into your computer to start using your new account.