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Internet: Make Skype calls from your browser

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Internet: Make Skype calls from your browser

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It's now possible to make free Skype calls worldwide, thanks to a new plug-in from Microsoft.

Skype voice and video calls and -- are now available worldwide thanks to new plug in by Microsoft. I'm -- -- actor and I'll show you how to make Skype calls from your web browser. To access Skype on the wet you'll need to go to outlook dot com sign up for a free account there if you haven't already once you've done that sign it. Click -- messaging icon on the top right corner and the messaging pane will appear. It'll be on the right side. Under the add people to chat with section click Skype contacts. Now new window will pop up asking you to install the Skype plug -- to set -- calling from outlook dot com. Click get started. You'll have to agree to -- terms of use and then the download will start installing the plug -- is pretty straightforward. You'll then be asked if he'd like to -- -- Skype and Microsoft accounts so you can see your Skype contacts in outlook dot com. If you don't have a Skype account here's where you can get -- I ready have a Skype account and an emerged -- with my Microsoft account to merge simply sign in using your Skype credentials then click continue. To make a call selective and in the messaging -- I'm -- but my friend and the first time you run Skype and a browser in your browser may ask you to give -- permission to run I selected always -- on this site. The Skype call appeared a pop up window now you can chat away with your friends without leaving the browser. The plug in supports modern versions of Chrome and Firefox on both Mac and windows as well Internet Explorer -- hires. For more tips and trips like this -- how to dot cnet.com. I'm -- actor and that's how to make Skype calls from a web browser.

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