do you have to buy a skype number

Welcome to the Skype community. To get started please read our short welcome post. Thanks!
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Do you mean 
Reply

do you have to buy a skype number

have set skype up on home computer but can not get a number to use unless i buy credit.

was told you get number free

 can anyone help?

rick0071
Casual Tourist
Kudos: 0
Posts: 1
Registered: 20-02-2013
Message 1 of 5 (2,264 Views)

Re: do you have to buy a skype number

Hi, you need Skype Credit or a subscription to call landlines and mobiles. Skype to Skype calls are free, so you need to add a person to your Skype contact list to be able to make free calls.
Kadri
Staff Moderator
Staff Moderator icon
Kudos: 221
Posts: 1620
Registered: 28-06-2011
Message 2 of 5 (2,244 Views)

Re: do you have to buy a skype number

I have an android phone and thr person I want to call for free uses a computer. Both of us have skype accounts. Do I still have tobuy credits to talk to them?
Posted from Android 4.1
heidi3581
Novel Adventurer
Kudos: 0
Posts: 2
Registered: 09-11-2013
Message 3 of 5 (1,814 Views)

Re: do you have to buy a skype number

you have to not only buy credit but also  rent the number ( a subscription)

 

jcberm
Novel Tourist
Kudos: 0
Posts: 1
Registered: 02-02-2014
Message 4 of 5 (1,357 Views)

Re: do you have to buy a skype number

To clarify, Skype to Skype calls are always free of charge, regardless of which platform, device, or computer used.

__________________________________________________________________________________________________
Was your question answered? Please click on the Accept as a Solution link so everyone can quickly find what works! Like a post or want to say, "Thank You" - ?? Click on the Kudos button!

Please note:   To remove (delete) a Skype Account, you must contact Skype Customer Service directly. We here in the Community cannot process account-related service requests.


Trustworthy information: Brian Krebs: 3 Basic Rules for Online Safety and Consumer Reports: Guide to Internet Security

Online Safety Tips: Do not accept contact invitations from anyone whom you do not know, and change your passwords regularly and often.

Do you have a Skype trick up your sleeve?  Share your Solutions and Tips with us!

Elaine
Moderator
Moderator icon
Kudos: 1973
Posts: 9418
Registered: 08-08-2011
Message 5 of 5 (1,314 Views)
Reply

© 2014 Skype and/or Microsoft. The Skype name, associated trade marks and logos and the "S" logo are trade marks of Skype or related entities. Use of this website constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Use and Privacy and Cookie policy.

No emergency calls with Skype
Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling