04-01-2012 22:18 - edited 04-01-2012 22:39
Basically there are two ways to access your account, via the Skype client (application) and skype.com webpage (using a web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox or Google Chrome).
Your Skype Account Page
Users can access their account page by logging in to http://www.skype.com webpage. Some of the things you can do in your account webpage is to view and edit account information, buy credits, manage subscriptions and payment methods, activate products and features, etc.
below is a screenshot of an Skype account webpage;
In order to have access and use the basic features of Skype, you need to download and install the Skype software. Below are some of the things you can do when you login to the Skype software;
Search and Add Contacts
Send and Receive Instant Messages
Make and Receive Calls and Video Calls
Send and Receive Files
Manage your Contact List
Delete and Block Users
Below is a screenshot of the Skype client or application window
Click here to learn how to install Skype. Then you can launch the Skype application by clicking Skype in your All Programs List or the Skype icon on your desktop.