Skype is application software owned by Microsoft corporation which is widely used for telecommunication purpose. Basically used for video calling purpose Skype offers other features like instant messaging, sending video message and sharing files. Skype for mobile phones or mobile versions are now available on all mobile operating systems. Initially Skype was developed for personal computers but now with the development of technology Skype which available for other devices most notably mobile phones. The new generations of mobile phones known as smart phones feature hardware and software that are capable of running several programs which used only run in computers.
To use Skype you have to fulfill some requirements. First of all you need a sound internet connection as Skype video calling is done via internet. It is found on internet to download for free of cost. The second thing you need is to create account on Skype and setup your profile. You also require microphone and web camera (front camera in case of mobile phones).the interesting thing about Skype video calling is you can convert video calling into video conferencing and can interact with multiple people.
Skype is available for all the popular operating systems that are used by modern smart phones. It available for windows, android, iOS, blackberry etc. as Skype is a freeware software it is free of cost. You can easily download and install Skype for mobiles phones from respective software stores of their operating systems. The set of instruction to download and install Skype for mobile phones are listed below. You can go through these instructions and have downloaded Skype in your own mobile phone.
Skype for Mobile phones (Android):
- First of all you need a sound internet connection to download Skype. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi network.
- Open the play store application which is available on your android phone.
- After you open play store search for Skype
- A list of software will appear on the screen. Look out for Skype. It should be developed by Microsoft cooperation. Select it.
- Click on download. Agree the terms and conditions
- In few moments you will have Skype installed in your android mobile phone.
To download and install Skype for iPhone you need to follow the same instructions that are for android mobile phones. Instead of play store iOS offers app store from where you can download and install Skype using similar procedure as for android phones.
Skype For windows and blackberry mobile phones:
Skype is available for windows mobile phones and blackberry phones. It is available in windows app store for windows mobile phones and in blackberry world for blackberry mobile phones. You need similar procedure as for android phones to download and install Skype on windows mobile phones and blackberry mobile phones. Skype is preinstalled in Nokia X and amazon fire phone.