Skype is an app that allows users to make voice and video calls over the Internet. The service within the Skype network is free.

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How to remove other apps icons (like Skype or WhatsApp) from contact and phone app?

I would like to keep Skype Mobile installed but get rid of its icons from contacts AND/OR from being asked whether I want to make a call to the contact through Skype or other similarly annoying ...
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Skype is denied to use camera

My Skype on my Android 4.4.4 used to work fine, until about 2 hours ago, when it simply refuses to use my camera, flashing a message (AKA toast) that reads: Skype is denied to use camera What ...
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Android spammy ad highjacking

This past day my Android tablet has been showing me invasive fullscreen ads (for Candy Crush, as it turns out, which I've never downloaded) while I've been using skype and gmail app. About one ...
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Block persistent notifications, but keep regular ones?

I use Steam and Skype. I'd like to be able to hide the ongoing "Online" notifications each service have without them being killed in the background. Skype has an option to disable the ongoing ...
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when sending text it directs me to use skype instead why

when i try to send a text to someone new it sends me to skype. why. SayI get a call and want to send them a text it sends me to skype instead of allowing me to send a regular text message
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Skype cutting out on Samsung Galaxy Ace III

I've had my phone (Samsung Galaxy Ace III) for around 3 weeks now. Ever since I received it I instantly installed Skype and for some reason, when ever I'm calling any of my friends their voices cut ...
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Is it possible to run multiple instances of Skype?

In windows I'm using multiple accounts of Skype simultaneously using MultiSkype Launcher. Is there any way that I can use multiple Skype accounts or at least two accounts simultaneously without ...
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Can't stop Skype from intercepting phone calls

I am using the HTC One 806w with Android 4.4.3 version. When I attempt to call from phone, it showed me a screen whereby I could select the Skype application. I selected it but I'd like to remove the ...
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Skype voice not working

I have been using skype from quote a long time and it was a wonderful experience.But now the people i am video calling from skype cannot hear my voice.Please suggest me something.I have ...
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Skype showing me as online - after stopping app and even after device shutdown?

Scenario A: start Skype do some other work shut down the Android device Problem: My contacts are still seeing me as being "online". Strangely enough there seems to be no heartbeat feature ...
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How can I get Skype to run on a MD700 tablet?

My uncle bought a cheap MD700 tablet (running Android 4.1.2) and strongly desired to use Skype on it, but for some reason the application didn't recognize microphone input. All it could be heard on ...
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Calling address book contacts in Skype 4

I've just updated to the new Skype 4 on my Nexus 4. I regularly use Skype to call numbers saved in my phone's address book contacts, but can't find where to do this in the new version. The previous ...
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How to get Dialler Call Option “Viber, Skype” on Android 4.4.2 with Samsung Galaxy S5

At the dialer screen I do not receive the option to call using regular number, Skype or Viber. How can I fix this so that I'm prompted when I want to make a call? Any suggestion would help me a ...
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How to login in Skype via Facebook?

I have a skype account that I created via Facebook login and can use it on my PC or Mac just fine. Now I want to use Skype on Android and have installed the official app. Yet the app lacks an option ...
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How to logout from Skype to relogin under other name? [duplicate]

How to logout from Skype to relogin under other name? I mean skype for pad-sized computers. If I press avatar, then I have "exit" entry at the bottom. But if I click this entry, then Skype just ...
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How to keep Skype contacts merged?

I have configured Skype to display its contact list on the main People app, along with my phone contacts. Some of them were automatically merged, for others I had to manually do it, but in the end ...
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Contacts app: What does the small colored green or orange circle above the account icons mean?

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII when I view my contacts list in the Contacts application each contact entry has a list of small icons on the lower-right hand side corresponding to accounts where that ...
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imo Messenger can't do Skype IM anymore, any alternatives? [closed]

I used imo messenger to chat (instant messages) with my Skype contacts, but this feature is now unavailable. The real Skype client sucks my battery dry in no time. Any recommendations for further ...
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Can I install Skype on my xperia?

I want to install Skype on my xperia x10 but I cannot find it in the market when I go to Skype.com/m and try to download it, I get the following message: item not found A friend of mine who has ...
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Can I use my Android phone as a bluetooth microphone (for Skype)?

I do some international phone-calls. Gets annoyingly expensive. I didn't like a bigger Android mobile, so I got this small Motorola Fuzzout thingy. Is there any way to link the Android phone as a ...
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How can I close Skype so that it stops running?

I installed Skype on my wife's phone (HTC Desire), played a bit with it and then exited using the back button as suggested in other question. I can still see her account saying she is logged-in ...
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Skype spawns a process called VideoMonitor that's running after signing out from Skype. What is it and why is it there?

Skype version 5 on KitKat. It's concerning, given the company's track record of lack of respect for privacy. I'm not suggesting it's taking pictures, but it could be some additional tracking of ...
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Regular voice calls stopped working, was earlier. Maybe Skype related. Android 4.0.3

I have a Samsung Galaxy S II with Android 4.0.3. The problem: It was working fine until today, for both voice calls and Internet use, as well as for Skype calls. (I had installed Skype for Android ...
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Change pre-installed Skype.apk with a newer on on a Rooted device

Manipulation made with Device : Rooted and Remounted the system. Removed old Skype version 4.0.xxxx (it is obsolete and can't connect even with internet connection). Deleted old APK and put another ...
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how to stop auto login on Skype for Android

Please help me to stop auto login in Skype. There is an account that is always login again and again, although I chose to logout and sign in with another Skype name. I tried on ...
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Trying to invoke Skype from contacts gives me an “Application not found”

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, Android 4.1.1. I have installed Skype and it works as expected. In my "normal" contacts list, i.e. the phone contacts, not the Skype contacts, I have entered the Skype data ...
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How to automatically use SKYPE when calling international number?

I'd like to program my phone such that if I call an international number it'd automatically use skype (or ask me to connect to skype if not connected), and if I call within the US it'd just use my ...
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Disabling skype messaging sound on Nexus 7

It seems you can turn off all notifications and alerts, but I like getting text notifications. The spammy sound that comes by default is most certainly annoying, and there doesn't seem to be any ...
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Echo when using earphones and VOIP

Im using a Huawei Ascend G6, which uses EmotionUI 2.0 lite over android 4.3. And whenever i use my earphones the callee gets a horrible echo. This only happens over VOIP and with earphones. Other ...
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Prevent Skype from vibrating/beeping the phone when I'm chatting on the computer

I have Skype on my Android phone, and I'm logged into the same account from both the phone and my PC, but it's annoying that when I'm chatting from my PC, the phone constantly vibrates and beeps with ...
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Can I record a Skype call (audio and voice) using a Samsung Galaxy S3?

I've tried using various call recording apps, and standard voice recording, but none do the job. I need to record both sides of a Skype call made on my Android phone. Unfortunately time is short and ...
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How can I remove/hide the Skype Status notification?

Skype, like many applications, uses a persistent notification to keep from getting killed by the process manager. Usually, I would just hide this notification by going to the app's "App Info" screen ...
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How to delete Skype history?

How to delete Skype history? I saw two methods declared: (1) delete Skype application data and/or (2) reinstall Skype. But both methods are compromised by an idea and saying, that Skype history is ...
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samsung s4 has suddenly started calling through Skype instead of the local network

My samsung s4 has suddenly started calling through Skype instead of the local network. I have not set any defaults. I have also uninstalled skype, it still goes through skype, then stops then I have ...
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How to shut down Skype [duplicate]

First off, I know this question has already been asked three times, but since I can't comment (don't have enough points), I'll just create a new post! So, none of the workarounds mentioned in the ...
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Will I be able to make video calls over Skype with ACME Tablet TB01?

I want to buy ACME Tablet TB01 and I want to know if it will allow to speak over Skype using both front or back camera. Can I make video calls?
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How to setup an Android tablet for use by an older person

I consider myself fairly competent with tech, but I am more of an Apple guy so I had very limited exposure to Android, so far, and my problem is that I want to set up an Android tablet (Acer Iconia ...
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Does Android Jelly Bean 4.1 Support Microphone Audio Input from mini USB Headset?

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (WiFi) 16Gb device running Android Jelly Bean 4.1 This tablet has a 3.5mm jack for stereo audio out. No microphone jack. At least this is the way I'm reading the specs: ...
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Is it possible to have Skype for Android automatically answer calls?

I have this working well for the Skype client on Ubuntu Linux, but I don't see any option to do this in the Android client. I would like to configure the Skype client for Android to automatically ...
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Start Skype voice call from addressbook in ICS

I have ICS and Skype 4.4. Some of the contacts in my Android addressbook have a "Chat" contact of type "Skype". When I have Skype open, is there a way to start a voice call to this Skype contact ...
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How to change language in Skype

I installed Skype on my Samsung Galaxy Tab, and need change default English language. How to change Skype Tablet interface language from English to other (French, for example)?
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Samsung Galaxy S, Front facing camera is not an option

First off, I'm very very new to this. How do I activate my front facing camera in my Galaxy S? It's up to date on software according to the US Cellular store, I brought it in for an update not long ...
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How to stop Skype from starting automatically? [duplicate]

I close the Skype app in my Android phone (samsung s3 mini) If Skype is open on my pc and I receive a call it also starts automacically in my phone without my input! How can I avoid such a strange ...
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How to quit Skype on Android?

I'm using the newly released market version of Skype on my ADP1 running CyanogenMod 6.0. I can't seem to quit the Skype program. There doesn't seem to be any mechanism for signing out of Skype once ...
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Using Skype option for making calls

Previously my dialer would give me the option of making the call through Skype, or my network. This for some reason has disappeared. It did give me the option when I send a text (of going through ...
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need to install gtalk on my HCL X1 tab and also Skype

My tab uses 2.3.3 android version and I need to install Gtalk and Skype. As I read thro threads only after 2.3.4 gtalk is available. But any methods available for Gtalk on 2.3.3? also on skype Please ...
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How to save Facebook and Skype information to Google contacts?

I've looked around this site and in spite of what I read I can't figure out the following: How do I save my merged contact information into a Google contact? For instance, I have a friend F who has ...
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Skype and Samsung Galaxy S3 Messaging stopping working

I am totally new to Android Enthusiasts so I apologise if this question has already been answered. I recently downloaded Skype for Android on my Galaxy S3. However, I found that my Samsung Messaging ...
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Transparent Call Proxy

I was wondering if it would be possible to transparently route some calls over VOIP as opposed to the cell radio. My wife has terrible signal issues with her Galaxy S3. Verizon is no help and before ...