1. Bataar's Avatar
    I have a Windows Phone with 8.1 installed and a family member recently got one as well. I've never used Skype, but thought we'd give it a try. When we're on a call, there's a button on the screen for Skype on both of our phones but it is "grayed" out on both phones. I've made sure I'm signed into Skype and the other person is signed into Skype, but the buttons are still grayed out. What am I missing?
    11-03-2014 05:52 PM
  2. gedzum's Avatar
    Do you happen to have a screenshot of which button is greyed out by any chance?
    11-09-2014 05:00 AM
  3. Rick_Air's Avatar
    Have you installed the Skype app on your phone?
    It needs this to make the call through the people/contacts hub.
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    11-09-2014 05:03 AM
  4. Surendra Mallemputi's Avatar
    ]i to have this error, how to solve it
    Download whatsapp for PC Free
    Last edited by Surendra Mallemputi; 11-23-2014 at 04:45 AM.
    11-19-2014 01:33 AM
  5. Futra Hurairah Salleh's Avatar
    Is ur data/wifi enabled?
    11-19-2014 03:06 AM
  6. Timbre70's Avatar
    Are we able to use Skype call from People hub contacts?
    12-09-2014 10:57 PM
  7. noobchief's Avatar
    How to call group in Skype?
    12-09-2014 10:59 PM
  8. girgio85's Avatar
    How to call group in Skype?
    Up please. How can i do that?
    01-27-2015 03:08 PM
  9. morpheus9's Avatar
    Skype for windows phone doesn't have the feature to call groups yet.Can only be done from the PC for the time being.
    Last edited by morpheus9; 03-16-2015 at 09:01 AM.
    03-11-2015 04:28 AM
  10. TechFreak1's Avatar
    1) Install skype
    2) link skype contact to your relevant contact
    3) when in the call, tapping on the skype button should automatically direct to a video call.

    To send a skype message outside the app, well you can't as clicking on "skype" when linked or the skype contact entry it launches the app.
    03-11-2015 11:08 AM
  11. simsdaniel78's Avatar
    Why every time I am in a call and I press the Skype button it says I need to install an app for video call? I already have Skype!
    05-19-2015 03:39 AM
  12. Kyorin's Avatar
    I found this difficult to use as well, it's not obvious. When I opened Skype, and tried to add a contact, it said I could add them using name, email address or telephone no. But when trying phone no. or email address (despite the email address being my wife's Microsoft/Hotmail account associated with her Lumia 925), it could not find either the number or email address. Searching for her by name was pointless as there are so many people in the world with the same first name and last name. Obviously after reading here that you can Skype from the contacts profile details, it seems easy enough (though I haven't tested it yet), but it could do with being a bit more intuitive.
    05-21-2015 05:20 AM

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