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    • SkypeIntro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • OverviewWhat is Skype?........................................................................................................ 3Why is it used?.......................................................................................4Skype system requirement..................................................................7Skype Features.......................................................................................8How to get started with Skype?........................................................24 2 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • What is Skype?Skype, A free software program that you candownload from Skype.com that allows you to makefree calls over the Internet to other Skype usersover the world, through VoIP.3 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Why is it used? Keep in touch with people Develop a closer relationship with your friends or your coworkers. Educational purposes.  When  Where 4 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • When? Internet connection is available. Skype user is online 5 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Where?  Workplaces  Schools  Universities &collages  Home6 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Skype system requirement One of those operating system  Windows  Mac OS  iPhone  iPad  iPod touch  Linux - Android Internet connection. A headset with a microphone 7 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Skype Features SkypeOut SkypeIn Video Call Conference Calls File Sharing Instant Messaging Text Messaging Voice Mail 8 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • SkypeOut You can make a real phone call number from Skype but this is not free like Skype to Skype calls. However, it is cheaper than the normal phone call cost. 9 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • http://flylib.com/books/en/2.801.1.12/1/10 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • SkypeIn [Your personal online number] For people to be able to call your Skype account from a phone, you need a SkypeIn number to give it to them. Receiving calls from phones doesn’t cost you anything but will charge the caller the same rate as if they were calling a real phone. 11 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • http://flylib.com/books/en/2.801.1.13/1/12 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Video Call You can make video calls for free using Skype. This help you to see the person you are talking to and allow them to see you too. 13 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • 14 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Conference Calls You and 24 other people can engage in a conference call using Skype. This normally help the workers and staff to make a group discussions with other staff which located in various parts of the world . 15 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • 16 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • File Sharing You can easily send files over Skype to any of your Skype contacts. There are no size limits for the file, which is better than emails. For security reasons, before the file transfer can begin, the recipient has to approve the transfer and the person has to be online for the file transfer to take place. 17 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • 2 1 318 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Instant Messaging In addition to talking with your Skype contacts, you can type messages to them while you are having a voice conversation or if you cannot talk to them at a particular moment. 19 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • 20 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Text Messaging You can use Skype to send text messages to any cell phone in the world. The rates vary but are generally cheaper than what a text message usually costs. 21 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • 1 2 322 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Voice Mail If you want people to be able to leave you voice messages while you are on another call or offline, you can set up voicemail on Skype for $3/month or $20/year. 23 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • 24 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • How to get started with Skype? Install Skype Creating a Skype account Adding a contact Making a Skype call Making a Conference call Instant Messaging Chat and group chat 25 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Install SkypeYou can download Skype from:  www.Skype.com  http://www.filehippo.com/download_skype/Follow the Steps : 1. Go to www.skype.com. 2. Click on the “Download” tab. 3. Click “Download now” 4. The next screen will be an install agreement. Click “I agree - install” 5. Then a “Thank you for installing Skype” message will appear. 6. Click Finish. 26 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Install Skype (Tutorial Video)27 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Creating a Skype AccountFollow the Steps : 1. Open Skype 2. Click on Create New Account 3. Create account window will appear were you should write: a. your Full Name b. Skype Name c. Email d. Password 4. Tick the Box where is says “Yes, I have read and accept…” 5. Click Next Once you finish creating your Skype account, it will sign in automatically and you will see a “Welcome” page. 28 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Creating a Skype Account (Tutorial Video)29 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Adding a ContactFollow the Steps : 1. Click the “Add button” 2. Type in the contact name and then click “Find” 3. When you find your friend, Click on his/her name and then click “Add Skype Contact” 4. Type a message to your friend so that they know who you are. 5. Your contact will be added to your Contacts list. 30 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Adding a Contact (Tutorial Video)31 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Making a Skype CallFollow the Steps : 1. Click on the contact’s name that you wish to call 2. Click on the green phone button. 3. It will start ringing until your contact answers. 4. Once your contact answers you can start talking 5. To end the call, click on the red hangup button. 32 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Making a Skype Call (Tutorial Video)33 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Making a Conference callFollow the Steps : 1. Click the plus button then click “New Conversation” 2. Select the contacts that you want to add to the conference call. 3. Click on the green phone button. to begin the call. 4. To end the call, click on the red hangup button. 34 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Making a Conference call (Tutorial Video)35 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Instant MessagingFollow the Steps :1. Click on the person’s name and the chat icon.2. Start typing your message in the box and click the send button or press “Enter” 36 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Instant Messaging (Tutorial Video)37 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Chat and Group ChatFollow the Steps :1. Click the plus button then click “New Conversation”2. Add Contacts you want to Group chat with.3. Click “OK”4. Start typing your message in the box 38 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Chat and Group Chat (Tutorial Video)39 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Conclusion Any Questions !!40 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512
    • Resources Ireland. J, (2011).What is Skype used for. Received from: http://www.ehow.com/info_8080289_skype-used.html Jackson. L (n.d).Skype: talk to anyone, anywhere for free. Received from: http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/techtorial/techtorial107.pdf N.B, (n.d).An overview of Skype. Received from: http://curriculum.union.edu/tips/skype/skype4.pdf 41 Intro to Info Technology COL 270-512