How to use Skype on XBOX ?

skype on xboxSkype is the leading communication app, and that can work on different platforms such as smartphones, tablets, desktop, Alexa, etc. Now you can use Skype on Xbox , the gaming console. Make video and audio calls on Skype for Xbox is very easy. You can bring your up to 25 friends and family members living room together on TV. You must launch Skype after turn on your Xbox console. Otherwise, you will miss the Skype notification.

The Xbox user no need to take Xbox Live Gold subscription to use Skype on Xbox One. However, you will need a Skype account. If you have a Skype account, you can access your Xbox One using the Microsoft account associated with that number. If you don’t have Skype account, dont worry , you just access your Xbox One with your Microsoft account  using for Xbox Live, and Skype will create an account for your use.

Skype works with the calm settings of Xbox One so you can control when friends and family contact you on Skype. You can also choose to run a Skype call in the background when you play games or use apps, and you won’t be interrupted because your video calls are automatically rendered as audio-only calls.
Snap mode is not supported with Skype for Xbox One.

How to make a Skype call  for Xbox One?

Go to My games and apps on Xbox.
Select the Skype app from the list and sign in.
Press the menu  button, then  select Contacts.
Select a contact from the list you would  like to call.
Press the X model button on your Xbox controller to start both audio and  video call.

If you have Kinect, Skype will default to video calls automatically. If you not  Kinect, dont worry can make audio calls with your headset.

If you’re having trouble making Skype calls, make sure Skype is allowed to use the microphone and camera on your Xbox One in Skype’s settings, where you can change your camera and microphone permissions

Calling to India with Skype, What is the best plan ?

calling to India with skypeCalling to India with Skype app is a good option to save money. Skype is the leading communication program of Microsoft Company. The main feature of Skype is that, it support all types of devices and operating systems.You can use Skype in desktop and laptop computers in two ways. One is with Skype program and another option is used in the web browser by using the web version. Skype application is available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux computers.

Skype app is available for Smartphone and tablet computers.  You can use Skype app on Android mobile and Tab, iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone, Windows Surface Tab, Blackberry mobile and Kindle Fire Tab.Skype is also available for XBOX gaming console and Apple watch and Android wear.

Calling to India with Skype.

You can make free calling to India with Skype without any cost. But free calls are possible to Skype users only. You have the option to call any mobile and phone in India. You can  buy Skype credit or Subscribe to any calling plan to make cheap calls to India.

Using Skype credit for calling is little expensive when compared to the calling plans. Calling charge to India is 1.6 US cent per minute. Skype also charge you 5.1 US cent connection fee for each call. Connection fee is per call, not per minute.

Skype calling plans are cheaper if you are calling only to India. The cheapest plan to India is $20.99 per month package. You can make 2500 minutes calls to any mobile and landline in India. In this plan, calling rate per minute is less than  one cent. This plan is good for those who calling average of 60 to 90 minutes to India per day.

calling to India with skype

The popular Skype calling plan to India is $8.39 per month. This plan offers 800 minutes calling to India per month. This plan is suitable for a normal user who is  calling on average of 20  to 30 minutes to India every day.

The smallest plan is $2.09 per month and that allows 100-minute calls per month. Skype made this plan for those who calling rarely to India. The call charge per minute is 2 US cent with this plan. The call rate to India with Skype credit is only 1.6 cent only.But when calculating a  5.1 cent connection fee up to 5 minutes calls are cheaper with this plan.

One month is the validity of all these plans and you must utilize the minutes within this time limit. Otherwise, you will loose remaining minutes.

How to buy a Skype Calling to India plan ?

1. Visit Skype website and  go to India plans page.
2. Select the plan and click on continue button.
3. Login with Skype account details.
4. Select from pay every month, 3 month or 1 year option. You will get 5% discount with 3 months payment and 15% discount for  one  year payment.
5. Choose payment option and make payment.
6. Log in with same Skype account details in any accessible device and make calls.

You can also buy plans from Skype app on your gadget.

Comparison between Skype credit and calling plans.

Skype call credit will not expire and no more worry about the loss of credit. But calling plans will expire after one month and you should  use the minutes before expiring.
Connection fee will charge for each call when you call with Skype credit. You will get the exact minutes in plans, there is no any other fees.
Calling plans only allow you to call to mobile and landlines in India. You can make calls to anywhere with Skype credit.

Skype calling plans are the best choice for regular callers to India. Select a suitable plan that depend on your usage. Anyway, Skype to Skype calls is the best option to call anywhere because that is always free.
Please note – Calling to India mobile and landline with Skype available only from outside India. Extra taxes ill be added with this for each countries.
Watch video version of this post.

Read more about Skype free calls.

Download Skype app for your gadget.


Skype app for free video and voice calls.

skype app

What is Skype ?

Skype app is a messenger program for communication in different platforms and devices. It allows you to do free text, free call, free video calls , free file transfer between Skype users etc. The Skype app also allows you to make free and Cheap calls to mobile and land line.Briefly Skype is the best option for us to talk to the family members and friends in different parts of the world and can make call to their phones for less money. Skype is currently owned by Microsoft.


How to use Skype ?

Using Skype app is simple by download Skype app or programme, download for devices or computer from or app stores. Create a free Skype id and add your friends contacts and start free calling.

Which platforms supports Skype ?

Skype supports wide range of platforms and devices and mobile phones. You can use Skype in Android Mobiles, iPhone, Windows phone , black berry , Nokia and Amazon Fire phone.
Apple iPad , android , windows and kindle fire HD tablets also support Skype versions.
Desktop and laptop computers version of Skype are available for Windows. Mac and Linux operating systems.
You can even use Skype on gaming consoles as Xbox , play station and iPod touch.
The most wonderful thing is Skype available nowadays in your land phone and smart tv also.

Read also  Skype Lite app, small app with big features.
Calling to India with Skype, What is the best plan ?
Zalo app, the popular messenger in Vietnam

What is features of Skype app ?

The main feature of Skype is free voice and video calls within Skype users. This is possible between any Skype supporting devices. The quality of service also deepends on internet network and device specifications. Free text , video massaging and chatting is another most using Skype service.
Make calls to mobiles and land lines world in low rates.
Make group calls by add up to 25 peoples together on one call.
Skype number helps your friends call to a number wherever you are in the world and pickup on your Skype.
You can forward Skype calls to any phone.
Skype also provides send files, screen sharing, group screen sharing and send contacts features.

Download Skype app

You can download Skype for different platforms and devices by click here.

Howto make Video calls and voice calls with Skype app ?
Watch a video tutorial.

Visit for more