How to install and uninstall Skype? - Easy and fast

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It is a Microsoft application, so you must have a Microsoft Outlook account or a phone number to create a Skype account. Versions are available for Windows, Mac or Linux, as well as the version for mobile devices.

How to install Skype quickly and easily

There is an application called Skype mobile for mobile devices. It has free Skype to Skype calls and messages, and calls and messages with cheap rates for domestic and international calls made to other numbers.

Unlike Skype on your computer, with the app you will always have Skype open to receive calls, messages or notifications, even if you are not using it.

To get started, download Skype Mobile from the Apple Store, Play Store or Skype Official Site. Downloading and using the app is completely free, except in the cases mentioned above.

You can create a corporate account or for commercial purposes only. Log into your Skype account, all your contacts will be uploaded automatically. In case you don't have it, you should create one and create a contact list. You can also search by username or email addresses.

If you want to download and install it in Windows, go to the start icon you have at the bottom left of the screen or press the » Windows ". Search and enter the Microsoft Store.

Position yourself on the search bar you have at the top right of the screen and search for " Skype ". The step followed is to search for the app in the drop-down list of your search.

Click on the blue button » Get ". Remember that you must have your Microsoft session open to download it. In case you haven't, it will ask you to log in to continue.

If you have already downloaded Skype, you need to click » Install ". Finally, the application will be downloaded to your computer. Now you just need to log in or create an account.

If you want download Skype on Mac, go to your browser and go to the official Skype website. Once inside, go to the download tab. You can look for this option at the top left of the screen.

Then, click on the blue button " Get Skype ". You will have a pop-up text box with the caption " Save this file »or« Save this file ». Click » Ok »To start the download on your Mac.

When the process is complete, open the Skype DMG file with a double click. You have to point the file to the applications folder you have in the menu on the left of the screen. Once the installation is done, you will be able to access it and start using it.

How to uninstall Skype in just a few steps

You may have some technical problems with Skype. Uninstalling and reinstalling it is a good alternative to fix it. There are several ways to do this and this will solely depend on where you do it.

If you have to do it from the Windows desktop, proceed as follows:

Sign out of Skype. Awards  Ctrl + ALt + Canc” and in the screen that appeared select " Manage activities ". Search for Skype and click » End operation ».

Press the «Win + R» keys at the same time. In the text box that emerged with the caption «Run» type «appwiz.cpl» and click «OK».

You will have a delegable list, in which you have to search Skype, click on it and then on » Remove »To uninstall the application. You can reinstall it whenever you need it.

If your computer is a Mac to uninstall Skype, you will need to do the following:

Sign out of Skype for secondary by clicking » Skype ". Go to the applications folder and drag Skype to the trash. Open Finder and search for Skype. Select all search results in the trash and finally empty the recycle bin and restart your computer. This way you can install and uninstall Skype on all your devices.

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