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Join Skype as a Guest


Now anyone can use Skype right away

The millions of people who visit every month usually want to do one thing: they want to start a conversation with a friend, loved one or colleague as quickly as possible. But sometimes, technology can get in the way, particularly if you don’t have the time to sign up for an account to use it.


Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve made it easier than ever for you to connect with anyone on Skype, without needing to register or even download it. By joining Skype as a Guest, you can quickly chat, voice or video call without any hassle. Perfect if you’re new to Skype and want to quickly chat with someone, anywhere in the world, for free.


To get started, go to, tap start a conversation and add your name. You'll be given a unique conversation link. You can share this link with your contactseither individually or as a groupvia email or via your social networks. When they click the link, they’ll be able to join your conversation immediately. They can also join as a Guest if they’re using Skype for Web.


Best of all, you can still enjoy all of Skype’s free features, including one to one and group instant messaging, voice and video calls, screen sharing and even sending filesso everyone can join the fun! You can invite up to 300 people to chat and up to 25 people on a voice or video call, all for free.


When using Skype as a Guest, your conversation will last for 24 hours. If you want to return to the conversation, call a landline, mobile or translate a conversation in real-time with Skype Translator, you’ll need to sign up for a free Skype account.


To start a conversation as a Guest, you’ll need to use a web browser from a computer. But anyone can join the conversation from any Skype app or as a Guest using Skype for Web.


Go to and give it a try today! It’s now even easier to stay in touch without worrying about cost, distance or time.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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