Advice 1: How to chat on Skype

Today people live among the machines. Normal human interaction fades into the background. Although the Internet and computers provide an unprecedented opportunity - free video calling through Skype, to see loved ones from a distance is still difficult.
How to chat on Skype
The main difficulty is that not all of your friends and relatives can be registered in Skype, especially people close to you of the older generation. So tell them about all the advantages this amazing program!
Send friends messages with your nickname (username) on Skype or you find them in the search program. Add desired interlocutors to his contacts.
Find out in advance what the speed of your Internet connection at your prospective companions. If the transfer data is less than 128 kbit/second, connect only the audio channel video will be slow.
To communicate with partners or work colleagues is important shipment documents. Skype is perfect for this role. In order to send a file, look at the area of the text message (she is at the bottom of the screen) and click on the "Attach file". Select the document on your hard drive or removable media, and send a message to the interlocutor (don't forget to sign the message that it sent).
If you have a lot of friends and you want to chat with everyone and as quickly as possible, use the option "Videoconferencia". To do this, start talking to one of my friends, and as the flow of the conversation press the "Add a contact to the conversation" in your contact list, placing the name of the next companion. It is recommended to add to the conference not more than 5 persons, or may begin connectivity issues and excessive noise.
Learn in advance the time that will be most convenient to communicate via Skype. Particularly important this can be if there is a difference in time zones between you and your interlocutor.
Useful advice
Skype is not only easy to use program for video communication. Similar products: Google Hangouts and systems in social networks Vkontakte and Odnoklassniki.

Advice 2: How to talk on skype

As a user of Skype can call each other absolutely free. If you and your partner connected webcam, you will not only hear each other, but will see. For calling phones that are not registered on Skype, you will have to pay, but often such calls are still cheaper than using conventional phone.
How to talk on skype
You will need
  • microphone;
  • speakers or headphones;
  • - webcam;
  • - enough speed Internet connection.
Purchase a microphone and a webcam if your computer does not already include them. Connect these devices. If necessary, install the drivers. If you don't want your conversations heard around, connect and even headphones.

The presence of a webcam is not obligatory, to make calls you will be able to without it. Just in case your partner can't see.
Download Skype from official website To select the version for your OS, then select in page menu item "Download Skype". Install the software on your computer.

Some laptops have a built-in module Skype. For example, in models HP Skype is tools program fast Internet access QuickWeb. Run that program when the notebook is off or in hibernation, press the F5 key.
Click “Download Skype” and select the appropriate version of the program
Start the Skype program. In the welcome window, click on the link "Register new user" (Create a new account). Pass the registration procedure. Enter the invented user name (Skype Name) and password into the boxes in the welcome window of the program. Click on the "Log in Skype" (Sign Me In). To change the interface language, select the Tools menu string Change Language.
If you do not have a Skype account, sign up
Test the connected equipment. To do this, select the list of subscribers Echo/Sound Test Service. Click on the data connection quality is the rightmost button with the indicator. In the resulting window, alternately open the tabs to test all the components. If you have any problems with the equipment, click on the "Open a quality manual connection" to see tips on how to resolve them.
Test the connected equipment
Make a test call to the service Echo/Sound Test Service. To do this, click on the "Call". Speak into the microphone any text after the beep. After the next beep, the system will reproduce your speech. If everything works – you can call friends.

If the entry did not work, and microphone and speakers (headset) are functioning normally, you may have low Internet speed. In this case, you would be better to chat with friends in text form in the chat program.
Click on the “Call” to send the call
Add friends to the list subscribers using the button "Add contact". In the opened window enter all the information about the subscriber. If it was in Skype, he will be sent the authorization request. If the person confirms this request, you will be able to speak with him for free in the telephony mode and in the chat.

If you have an account on the social network Facebook, you can import the data in to Skype your friends from there. To do this, select in contacts the appropriate tab.
Add friends to your contacts list
Call to phone numbers using to set the same button in the program interface. To make calls, need to put money into the account. This can be done with credit card or via electronic payment system. To refill follow the link "add money to account" in the program window.
Call any phone number
To call a subscriber only if he is online the status will tell you the icon next to the name of the subscriber. If a person is currently on Skype, you can send him a text message in the chat program.
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