Is Skype available for Windows 8?

Skype for web is supported on most desktop and mobile browsers. You can check your browser compatibility here. If your browser is not supported, you can download Skype for your device. Note: Users on Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 may be able to sign in but may not receive the full experience of Skype for Web.

How do I install Skype on Windows 8?

How to install Skype with Windows 8

  1. What you will need:
  2. Follow these step-by-step instructions to install Skype.
  3. Step 1: Click the Store tile (right).
  4. Step 2: Open the Charms bar and type Skype into the search bar.
  5. Step 3: Click Store to open the Store.
  6. Step 4: Click the Skype app.
  7. Step 5: Click Install.

Why is my Skype not working?

You can also try the following steps for additional help: Verify your device has a working internet connection with the required bandwidth. Verify you have the latest version of Skype. Check your security software or Firewall settings to make sure they aren’t blocking Skype.

How do I install Skype on my PC?

Create a free account for Skype. Sign in to Skype….

  1. Go to the Download Skype page.
  2. Select your device and start the download. Note: Skype for Windows 10 & 11 (version 15) is already installed on the latest version of Windows 10 and Windows 11.
  3. You can launch Skype after it is installed on your device.

What operating system do I need for Skype?

What are the system requirements for Skype?

Version Android OS 4.0.4 or higher (Phones and tablets) ChromeOS version M53 or higher (Chromebooks)
Hardware Varies with manufacturer – see Note
Free Space At least 32 MB

Can my computer run Skype?

Skype offers support for 32 and 64-bit operating systems for Windows XP, Vista and 7. A computer utilizing Skype must have at least a 1 GHz processor and 256MB of RAM installed. Skype also requires additional software of DirectX v9. 0 or higher.

How do I reinstall Skype?

Visit the Skype website, click “Get Skype,” select your operating system and then click “Download Skype” to reinstall the program (link in Resources).

What is the latest Skype version?

What is the latest version of Skype on each platform?

Platform Latest versions
Android Phone and tablet Chromebook Skype for Android 6.0+ version Skype for Android 4.0.4 to 5.1 version Skype Lite version
iPad Skype for iPad
iPhone Skype for iPhone version

How do I use Skype on Windows?

To start Skype for Windows 10 – select the ‘Start menu’. This is located on the bottom left of your screen. You can also scroll down the A-Z list and find Skype through there or search for Skype using the Cortana search bar.

How do I open Skype on my PC?

How do I sign in to Skype?

  1. Open Skype and click or tap Skype name, email or phone.
  2. Enter your Skype name, email or phone and select Sign in.
  3. Enter your password and select the arrow to continue. You’re now signed in to Skype.