Please install the plugin to set up Skype calling from Outlook.com.

  • Free voice and video calls
  • Send instant messages even on a call
  • Call all your Messenger buddies
  • Bring Skype contacts into Outlook.com
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After it has downloaded, run the Skype plugin installer.

Click “Yes? to accept the User Account Control settings.

If your download is interrupted or taking too long, you can restart it manually or download the full Skype app

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You can now reach your Skype and Messenger contacts in Outlook.com.

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Setup is complete. You are ready to start calling.

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