Install and Use Skype
Magna Training offers quality and affordable SAP Training in all modules of SAP. We do this training completely online using a number of collaboration tools like webex, fuemeeting, teamviewer, skype et. The following are instructions on how to install skype. If you need instructions on how to install teamviewer click here.
This quick tutorial shows you how to install & use SKYPE – The FREE VOIP tool.
Install Skype in Windows Environment
Step No. 1 – Goto http://www.skype.com and click on the download button as highlighted.
Step No. 2 – If the download does not start, click on the “Start Download” text.
Step No. 3 – Save the installer file.
Step No. 4 – Locate the installer on your hard disk and double click on it.
Step No. 5 – Install Skype – 1
Step No. 6 – Install skype – step 2
Step No. 7 – Skype will further download the necessary software. Wait until skype finishes installing.
Step No. 8 – Sign into Skype. If you have a skype user id you can just sign in. If not, continue to the next step.
Step No. 9 – Create your user id and password and accept the terms.
Step No. 10 – Set up Skype Preferences
Step No. 11 – Skype Call testing Service. Use this service to test your microphone and speakers. If this call does not work, there is something wrong with the set up. Contact your administrator.
Step No. 12 – Add a new contact to Skype. You might be asked to add your trainer as a contact so that he/she can communicate with you. Adding a contact is pretty similar to adding a contact in Yahoo messenger.
Step No. 13 – Search by first name, last name or just add by the id.
Step No. 14 – Add the contact and start making calls. Just click on the id and click on the call button to start making calls.
This finishes the installation and use of Skype. The following steps are required if you need to conference multiple users in Skype.
How to Conference multiple users in Skype
Step 1 – Allow the first Contact ( Contact -1 ) to call you.
Step 2 – While you are in call with Contact – 1 ask the second caller ( Contact-2 ) to call you.
Step 3 – If you Accept the call from Contact-2 , the call with Contact-1 will go “on Hold”
Step 4 – Using the “Settings” drop-down button , select “Add to Conference”
Step 5 – That’s it, You are in conference with both Contact – 1 and Contact -2
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