Making a call

Overview

You can make free video and voice calls to friends and family anywhere in the world from the comfort of your living room. If you want to call a friend who is not on Skype, you could make great savings by calling them on their landline or mobile using Skype.

Steps

  1. Make a broadband Internet connection.

  2. Press the HOME button, then select [Applications] at the bottom of the screen using the / buttons.

  3. Select [Skype] using the / buttons, then press the button.

  4. Select [Contacts] or [History] using the / buttons.

    Select [Contacts] to use your Skype contact list. Select [History] to use the call history list.

  5. Select the contact or phone number to call using the / buttons, then press the button.

  6. Select [Video Call] or [Voice Call] using the / buttons, then press the button.

To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice.

About the status icons in the contact list

A status icon is displayed next to your contacts, so you know if they are available to have a conversation.

The list below indicates their availability: : Online, : Away, : Do Not Disturb, : Offline, : Offline (with call forwarding enabled), : Phone contact, : Offline (with voice mail enabled)

About the status icons in the call history list

The icons in the history list indicate the following: : Missed call, : Incoming call, : Outgoing call, : Voice mail, : Authorization request

To call by entering a phone number

Press the HOME button, then select [Applications] → [Skype] → [Tools] → [Call Phone Number]. Enter a phone number, then select [Call].

To search for new Skype friends and call

Search the Skype directory by entering the Skype name, full name or e-mail address of the person to call.

Press the HOME button, select [Applications] → [Skype] → [Tools] → [Find Contacts]. Enter a Skype name, full name or e-mail address, select [Search], the Skype name/full name to call, then [Video Call]/[Voice Call].

To add contacts to the contact list

You can add contacts in the following ways:

  • After finding a contact from the Skype directory, select [Add to Contacts].
  • From the call history list, select the contact or phone number, then [Add to Contacts].
  • After entering a phone number, select [Save], then the desired option.

To receive a call

You can receive a call even while watching TV or using other applications. When the following screen notifies you of an incoming call, select [Video Call] or [Voice Call] to answer. (While using another application, an incoming call notification is displayed using the full screen.)

To use call options during a call

Use the menu bar at the bottom of the screen. When the other party is displayed in full screen, you can show/hide the menu bar by pressing the DISPLAY button.

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