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I thought skype was free

Downloaded the app on my ipad. When i try to make a call, it tells me Ihave to purchase credits. Its not free?
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Samlam
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It is free if you call skype to skype.  You need credit or a subscription if calling landlines or mobiles.

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Samlam wrote:
Downloaded the app on my ipad. When i try to make a call, it tells me Ihave to purchase credits. Its not free?

some Skype services such as Skype-to-Skype calls, conference calls, chat and group chat, 1-on-1 video calls are indeed free of charge. However, some services such as Skype-to-mobile/landline number, group video calls, voicemail, SMS, online number, etc requires credits or subscriptions.

The support/user guide section offers a mode detailed descriptions - https://support.skype.com/en/



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I am trying to skype to skype and it says I need to pay?  I thought this was free?

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Are you going through your skype app?  Have you accepted the person so you can place him in your contact list?  Let's say I want to call you on skype I have to first send you a message  for you to accept me as a skype contact. If you accept me I can call you for free as you are in my contact list or you can call me. Have you done this? I have never been charged for a skype to skype call, and I use it daily.

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Laptopnomad
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Agreed. I to make skype to skype calls, most of the time not in my contacts list because of what I do and I'm still not charged. confused. Can you provide a screen shot of what you are seeing so that we may assist further?
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i know the other person has skype how do i call them not on their mobile, but from my skype to theirs

 

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Solution :happy:

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