SKYPE 101all you need to know<br />Image 1<br />Image 2<br />
SO WHAT IS SKYPE?<br />“Skype has become popular for  features such as instant messaging, file transfer, and free video co...
WHAT DO YOU NEED?<br />A computer with access to the internet (the faster the connection, the better)<br />A webcam – eith...
MORE THAN 500 MILLIONS PEOPLE USE<br />
FEATURES<br />Video conferencing<br />SMS<br />Voicemail<br />Call forwarding<br />Public chats<br />Business control pane...
GETTING STARTED WITH SKYPE<br />STEP 1 – Downloading Skype<br />Download Skype through www.skype.com<br />Click ‘download’...
GETTING STARTED WITH SKYPE<br />STEP 2 – Creating an account<br />A screen (right) will appear once the download is comple...
GETTING STARTED WITH SKYPE<br />Image 5<br />STEP 3 – Adding contacts<br />Once selected ‘getting started’, it takes you t...
GETTING STARTED WITH SKYPE<br />STEP 5 – Making calls to mobiles<br />To make regular mobile calls will cost, and this fee...
Send this on to anyone else you know who needs assistance on how to start off skype<br />Thankyou for reading, and..<br />...
REFERENCES<br />Wikipedia <br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skype<br />Background Skype information http://voip.about.com...
REFERENCES t.b.c.<br />Skype image 2<br />http://www.skype.com<br />Skype image 3<br />http://video.about.com/voip/How-to-...
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  1. 1. SKYPE 101all you need to know<br />Image 1<br />Image 2<br />
  2. 2. SO WHAT IS SKYPE?<br />“Skype has become popular for features such as instant messaging, file transfer, and free video conferencing” – (Wikipedia,2011)<br />Skype is a software that allows people to make video calls for free over the internet, and can also make calls to both landlines mobile phone for a fee using a cheap rate debit-based user account system.<br />
  3. 3. WHAT DO YOU NEED?<br />A computer with access to the internet (the faster the connection, the better)<br />A webcam – either built into your computer or an externally attached webcam<br />A microphone – preferably headset microphone. If not, attached to the computer<br />To be ready to be amazed!!<br />
  4. 4. MORE THAN 500 MILLIONS PEOPLE USE<br />
  5. 5. FEATURES<br />Video conferencing<br />SMS<br />Voicemail<br />Call forwarding<br />Public chats<br />Business control panel<br />Desktop sharing,<br /> and many others.<br />You can also access skype on your mobile phone<br />Image 8<br />
  6. 6. GETTING STARTED WITH SKYPE<br />STEP 1 – Downloading Skype<br />Download Skype through www.skype.com<br />Click ‘download’ on the top <br />Down the left side, click the icon ‘download now’ - and the version depending on your computer make (e.g. MAC, windows etc)<br />Following this, click run, install and finish <br />*this may take a few minutes<br />Click ‘download now’<br />Image 3<br />
  7. 7. GETTING STARTED WITH SKYPE<br />STEP 2 – Creating an account<br />A screen (right) will appear once the download is complete<br />Click on ‘Don’t have a Skype name’<br />Fill in the personal details – includes creating a password and skype name<br />Click ‘ I agree, create account’<br />Image 4<br />
  8. 8. GETTING STARTED WITH SKYPE<br />Image 5<br />STEP 3 – Adding contacts<br />Once selected ‘getting started’, it takes you to this page (left)<br />On the left side in the search bar, type the full name of the person and enter<br /><ul><li>Select the person from the correct state/city, and type a short message to tell them to add you as a contact (if their not at their computer to answer their call)</li></li></ul><li>GETTING STARTED WITH SKYPE<br />STEP 4 – How to make free video calls<br />Click in your contacts on the person who you want to call, which will take you to their page on the right hand side of the screen<br />Press the green ‘video call’ button <br /><ul><li>If you can not hear the person you are calling, check your speaker volume. If they can’t hear you, make sure your microphone device is plugged in properly</li></ul>What a video call looks like<br />Images 6 and 7<br />
  9. 9. GETTING STARTED WITH SKYPE<br />STEP 5 – Making calls to mobiles<br />To make regular mobile calls will cost, and this fee must be paid by credit card<br />To call landlines and mobiles = 2.3c/min<br />Unlimited calls to anyone = $1.09/month<br />
  10. 10. Send this on to anyone else you know who needs assistance on how to start off skype<br />Thankyou for reading, and..<br />Hh<br />HAPPY <br />SKYPING!<br />
  11. 11. REFERENCES<br />Wikipedia <br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skype<br />Background Skype information http://voip.about.com/od/voipsoftware/p/whatisskype.htm<br />skype rates <br />http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/prices/payg-rates/<br />Skype image 1 http://donaldclarkplanb.blogspot.com/2010/11/skype-learning-7-great-benefits.html<br />
  12. 12. REFERENCES t.b.c.<br />Skype image 2<br />http://www.skype.com<br />Skype image 3<br />http://video.about.com/voip/How-to-Use-Skype.htm<br />Skype images 4-7<br />http://www.sony.com.au/support/faq/399803<br />Skype image 8<br />http://www.allaboutsymbian.com/news/item/Skype_running_on_Nokia_66880_S60_Handset.php<br />

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