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Same account on multiple devices?

Hi all,

 

Is it possible to have Skype installed on a Windows laptop, as well as an Android phone, using the same Skype account?

 

I'm new to Skype, and after logging into my account on both the laptop and my phone, I'm unable to locate...let alone, add "myself" on either device.

 

Is this not possible?

we5inelgr
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I've used skype on different computers (all signed in on the same account) and haven't run into any real problems until now. Before I could log in no problem,it would take a while for my chats to load up.

What do you mean by locating or adding yourself? You can log in on the other devices, right?
bornahorse
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Thanks for the reply.

 

Yes, I can log into each (laptop & android), but I'm unable to "locate" my account to add as a contact...on either device.

 

Therefore, how do I call?

 

Example, while logged in on the laptop & the android, with the same account, how do I make a call to my other device without being able to add as a contact?

 

The reason for this set up, is that my wife and I will be out of country and we want to be able to call our kids (from our androids) to our laptop at home and don't want to have to open up multiple accounts.

we5inelgr
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Ohhh, I see. You can't call yourself or message yourself, it has to be other accounts, so you would have to get another account so the kids can sign on one and you and your wife can sign in on the other and talk to each other. You can use free accounts for this, you don't have to have both paying accounts.
bornahorse
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I have added Skype to my iPhone via pc with Skype already on pc with credit in the A/c. My iPhone does'nt recognise this A/c. Skype was downloaded via iTunes from PC. Can one really have more than one device off single A/c. It is not intended to talk to each other or not necessarily to other Skype users, could call any mobile or phone and be charged for it Single A/c simplifies top-up. appreciate your input, thanks D/n
democracynow_ie
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hi. can i use my android tablet for my call while using the video call using my laptop. i mean, while i'm talking to the same person. my problem is, my audio works good in my tablet and my video in my laptop.. is that possible?

 

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