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Skype - free IM & video calls for PC MAC

Skype - free IM & video calls for PC MAC

Developed By: Skype

License: FREE

Rating: 4.1/5 - 10,792,356 votes

Last Updated: March 19, 2020

About Skype - free IM & video calls App

Important reminders:

Important things you need to consider before downloading Skype - free IM & video calls for PC.

1 Some platforms may trap you by showing you Skype - free IM & video calls for PC exe. The executable files are for computers. While the Skype - free IM & video calls for PC Windows 7 or Windows 10 is not designed by the developers. This app is only for smartphones so don’t fall in those traps, maybe such files contain the malware.

2 The only way to install Skype - free IM & video calls for PC free download is by using the Android Emulators. The procedure is already written here so, you can follow the steps to get the Skype - free IM & video calls app on Computer.

3 If you want to get the maximum out of the app then use the APK file. Skype - free IM & video calls APK for PC is much better than the regular app on Google Play. Because the APK files came before updating the App on Google Play. So you will get the major and minor fixes earlier.

4 Use BlueStacks or Nox App player to get Skype - free IM & video calls Player for PC. Only these are credible emulators to get Skype - free IM & video calls Player for Windows 7 Free download and macOS too.

Can I use Skype - free IM & video calls for PC?

Of course, you can use Skype - free IM & video calls App on Laptop. You can download and install Skype - free IM & video calls for PC Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Mac OS devices. You can see a couple of guides below that will let you download Skype - free IM & video calls on your computer.

Download Skype - free IM & video calls for PC Windows 7 and 10:

  1. First of all, download and install BlueStacks on PC. Due to heavy file size, it will take some time. Once you installed the emulator successfully next step is configuration. Select the language if Emulator offers you.
  2. The next step is compulsory i.e registration of Google Account. Either you can enter your existing Google Account or create a new one.
  3. Once BlueStacks home page appears, you will the Google Play App. Open the Play Store and enter the Skype - free IM & video calls name on the search bar, press enter. Click on the install button.
  4. Right after a few minutes, you will see the Skype - free IM & video calls app among your BlueStacks apps. Open the app, hence, your Skype - free IM & video calls for PC app is ready to use.

Is Skype - free IM & video calls for Windows 7 available?

No, it is not available officially on Windows 7 or other versions. Only designed for Android smartphones, tabs and TV. People who want Skype - free IM & video calls on Windows 10/7 computer need to adopt the tweaked way, that is written above.

Installing Skype - free IM & video calls for Mac:

1• First of all, Download Nox on PC from the official site. After downloading, install Nox on your Macbook. The installation procedure is similar to other software.

2•  Configure the Nox App player by clicking on the install button. Unlike BlueStacks, Nox doesn’t demand Google Account in the starting.

3•  Once you are redirected to the Nox home screen, open the Google Play app. Enter your Google Account while using Nox for the first time. It will don’t demand to enter the account later. Users have 2 options Existing Account or Create a New Account.

4•  After Account Registration, click on the Google Play Search bar. Type the Skype - free IM & video calls are search and press enter button. Select the Skype - free IM & video calls app and click on the Install Button. Wait for the few minutes to let the installation complete.

Hopefully, all of the viewers will easily understand the procedure. If anyone you find complication during procedure, inform us through the comment box below. To assist our users we have a Contact Us page. You can ask us any Software related questions from that page.

Answer to an Important question 

Can I get Skype - free IM & video calls for PC Windows 10 on my computer?

This question was the main reason why we updated this tutorial. The answer is really simple, you can get the Skype - free IM & video calls for PC on Windows or Mac officially. Users can get the app on a Laptop or Desktop through unofficial procedure only. The involvement and use of Android Emulators to accomplish this task are compulsory.

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By downloading the Skype Preview, you’ll gain early access to our newest and coolest features. Of course, while you’re having fun, know that this app is a work in progress. We're hoping to get your vital feedback as we add new enhancements and features to Skype. Simply click the heart icon on the main screen and you will be able to send your comments to our team, helping us shape the future of Skype.

Skype is available on phones, tablets, PCs and Macs.

*Skype to Skype calls are free. Operator data charges may apply. We recommend using an unlimited data plan or WiFi connection.