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do you have to buy a skype number

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Casual Tourist

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?

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Former Staff
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.
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Novel Adventurer
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?
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Novel Tourist

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


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

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