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I cannot make outgoing cell calls because Skype takes over. How to fix?

I have an Android Samsung run 2.3.  Whenever I try to make an outgoing call on my cell phone, it brings up skype and says that I don't have enough money to make a call.  I NEVER want to make outgoing calls with skype.  How do I turn this off and set it back to using my cell carrier to make the call?

 

This is absolutely horrible that Skype has taking over my phone.  Do I have to uninstall it?

DVDmike
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Re: I cannot make outgoing cell calls because Skype takes over. How to fix?

Well, for now anyway, I have had to uninstall Skype to get my phone working.
DVDmike
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Is this what it has come to?  You cannot use Skype on your phone if you don't want to use Skype to make phone number calls?

DVDmike
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Re: I cannot make outgoing cell calls because Skype takes over. How to fix?

I had the same problem and fixed as per this thread http://community.skype.com/t5/Android/Re-enable-skype-calling-from-Android-contacts/m-p/303904/highl...

 

Basically, I had said for Skype to always be the dialer and you need to clear that default.  You can do that via:

Settings->Applications->All Applications->Scroll down until you get to Skype->Choose 'clear defaults'

 

 

pshamlen
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Re: I cannot make outgoing cell calls because Skype takes over. How to fix?

downgrade to skype 1 and have fun
mkalex
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skype android doesn't allow outgoing sim calls

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Settings->Applications->All Applications->Scroll down until you get to Skype->Choose 'clear defaults'

 

The above suggestion works.

Evidently a problem with the skype update.

Meant I couldn't call out for a couple of days till I found this solution and spent heaps on the phone trying to figure out how to change it. Ended up taking out my sim to another phone to make calls!!!!!!!! 

Trying to search for this answer also took almost an hour of wasted time, but nice to know there was one.

mickmack
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excelent solution .. worked perfect for me !!

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Bhupendra1
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I have same issue and its solved. Its a problem with skype and other internet / voip call applications. If u r using any internet calling application other than skype, after using always sign out/ exit. 100% your phone work properly if u do this
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binuhameed
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Hi,everybody I want 2 call make but what I can do for make call u all are give some suggestion to make a new call.. Bye
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gudoo.gudoo2
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When I call a cellphone then skype start. How can be solved it?
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