Chapter 4. Details of Using Skype for the First Time

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU LEARN HOW TO:

• CREATE A NEW SKYPE ACCOUNT

• SET YOUR PREFERENCES

• ADD CONTACTS AND MAKE A TEST CALL

• USE SKYPE TO MAKE A CALL, SEND AN INSTANT MESSAGE (IM), AND TRANSFER A FILE

• CONFIGURE YOUR SKYPE PREFERENCES

This chapter is designed for beginning computer users or for people who want detailed instructions for creating a Skype account and using Skype for the first time. This chapter covers the summarized material included in Chapter 2, but it offers more in-depth step-by-step instructions for other computer operating systems.

Create a New Skype Account

When you have finished installing Skype, you will need to create a new Skype account and register as a Skype user. ...

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