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How to create Skype account: After reading my guide on how to download Skype for free, you immediately installed the famous program from Microsoft on all your devices. Satisfied with the work done, you thought you were ready to make a video call with your best friend, but you quickly realized that this is not the case at all. In fact, after starting Skypeyou have discovered that you need to have an account to be able to access the service and take advantage of all its features.

If you have no idea how to proceed, do not worry and let me explain how to succeed in your intent: if you dedicate a few minutes of your free time, I can tell you how to create skype account indicating the detailed procedure to follow on your computer, smartphone and tablet. Whichever solution you choose to register for the service, I can guarantee that all you will need is a valid phone number or email address to receive a verification code, useful for confirming your identity.

But now enough chat and let’s take action! Courage: make yourself comfortable, take five minutes of free time and dedicate yourself to reading the next paragraphs. Follow the directions I am about to give you carefully, choose the solution that best suits your needs and I’m sure that, in no time at all, you will be able to create your Skype account and start a video call with your best friend. Enjoy the reading!

How to use Skype without an account

As of April 2020, it is possible use Skype without an account And without installing programs on your PCacting from one of the browsers supported by the service (at the moment Chrome or Edge).

All you have to do is log on to this web page and click on the button Create a free meeting, in order to get the link to your conference (which does not expire). Once you visit the conference address, anyone can join as guest (with a temporary 24-hour account) or by logging in with a Skype account.

This online version of Skype is very complete, as it allows you to chat, make calls and video calls, send attachments, record conversations, share your screen and much more. I recommend you try it before you even create an account!

Create Skype account from computer

Create a Skype account it is a simple procedure, which takes a few minutes of time and which can be carried out from a computer, either using the desktop version of Skype or by accessing the official website of the service.

To proceed with creating your account, start Skypeclick the buttons Start And Log in or create account and, in the new screen that appears, select the option Click here to create one present next to the item Do not have an account?.

Now, choose whether to create an account using your phone number or your email address. In the first case, enter your phone number in the field Telephone number and presses the button Forwardthen enter the required data in the fields First name And Last name and click the button again Forward.

On the screen Add detailsspecify your country of residence using the drop-down menu under the item Country / geographic areaindicate your date of birth via the drop-down menus Day, Month And Year and presses the button Forward. Finally, type the verification code of 4 digits that you received via SMS in the field Enter the code and click the button Forward to create your account.

If, on the other hand, you prefer to use your email address to create a Skype account, click on the item Use your e-mail addressenter it in the field test@example.com and presses the button Forward. On the screen Create a passwordenter the password to be associated with your account in the appropriate field (it must be composed of at least 8 characters and include at least two elements including uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers and symbols) and click on the button Forward. Finally, enter your details in the fields First name And Last namepresses the button Forwardspecific Country / geographic area And Date of birth and click the button again Forward.

To complete the creation of your Skype account, log in to your inbox, write down the verification code contained in the confirmation email sent by Skype and enter it in the field Enter the codethen click the button Forwardenter the verification code displayed on the screen in the field Enter the characters you seestill presses the button Forward And that’s it.

You should know that you can also create a Skype account by creating a new email address. In fact, after selecting the item Use your e-mail address to create a new Skype account using an email address, by clicking on the option Create a new email address you can create a new email address.

Then enter the address in the field New e-mail address and select the domain by choosing one of the options available from @ hotmail.com, @ outlook.com And @ outlook.itthen click the button Forwardenter the password in the appropriate field and repeat the procedure described above to create a Skype account using an email address.

If your intention is to use the online version of Skype and, therefore, you have not downloaded and installed the program on your computer, it will be useful to know that you can also create an account from a browser. To proceed, connect to Skype websiteclick the button Log in present at the top right and select the option subscribe from the menu that appears.

In the new open page, enter your phone number in the appropriate field and press the button Forward to create a Skype account using yours telephone numberotherwise select the option Use your e-mail addressenter your email address in the field test@example.com and click the button Forward. For detailed steps, you can read my guide on how to create a Microsoft account.

Create Skype accounts from smartphones and tablets

For create a Skype account from smartphones and tabletsyou must first download the application of the famous VoIP service on Android, iPhone or iPad.

After downloading the Skype application on your device, start it by tapping on its icon (the Light blue “S” on a white background) and presses the buttons Start And Sign in with your Microsoft account. In the new screen that appears, tap on the option Click here to create one present next to the item Do not have an account? and proceed with the creation of your Skype account.

Then choose whether to register using your phone number, your email address or create a new one. In the first case, enter your phone number in the field Telephone number and tap the button Forwardthen enter yours first name And last name in the appropriate fields and press the button Forward. Then indicate your country of residence using the drop-down menu under the item Country / geographic areaspecify yours date of birth and tap the button Forward.

To complete the creation of your Skype account, enter the 4-digit code received by SMS in the field Enter the codepresses the button Forward And that’s it.

To create a Skype account using your email address, on the screen Create accounttap on the item Use your email addressenter your email in the field test@example.com and presses the button Forward. If, on the other hand, you prefer to create a new email address, tap on the item Create a new email addressselect the domain to use between @ outlook.it, @ outlook.com And @ hotmail.comtype the address in the field New e-mail address and presses the button Forward.

Now, enter the password to use for logging into your Skype account in the field Create password and tap the button Forwardthen enter yours first name and yours last name in the appropriate fields and presses the button again Forward. Then specify your country of residence via the drop-down menu under the item Country / geographic areaindicate yours date of birth and press the button Forward.

Then enter the verification code received via email in the field Enter the codepresses the button Forwardenter the control code displayed on the screen in the field Enter the characters you see and tap the button Forward to create your Skype account. To learn more about how the service works, you may find my guide on how to use Skype useful.

Delete Skype account

After creating your Skype account, did you have second thoughts and now would like to cancel it? No problem. To delete your Skype account from your computer, start the program and click on yours first name top left. Now, if you have a Windows PCclick on the item Account and profileselect the option Close your account and click on yours accountthen enter the security code received via email in the field Code and presses the button Verify.

In the new screen that appears, click on the entry No thankspresses the button Forwardput the check marks required to proceed with the cancellation, specify the reason for closing your account via the drop-down menu Select a reason and presses the button Mark the account for closure to delete your account. If you change your mind, you will be able to access your account again within 60 days of the closure request.

If, on the other hand, you use a Macafter clicking on yours first nameclick on the options Settings And Close your accountthen enter the password of your account in the appropriate field and presses the button Log in. Verify your identity by entering the code received by email or SMS and presses the button Verifythen click on the item No thankspresses the button Forward and put the check marks required to close your account. Finally, select the reason for your abandonment via the drop-down menu Select a reasonclick the button Mark the account And that’s it.

To delete your account from smartphones and tablets, start the Skype app, tap yours photo at the top and select options Settings And Account and profile. Now, tap on the item Close your accountenter your access data in the fields Email, phone or Skype And Password and presses the button Forwardthen select your account on the screen Confirm your identityenter the code received via email or SMS in the field Code and tap the button Verify.

To complete the cancellation of your Skype account, click on the item No thankspresses the button Forwardput the check marks required for cancellation, select the reason for the closure via the drop-down menu Select a reason and tap the button Mark the account for closure to confirm your intention. To learn more, I leave you to my guide on how to cancel Skype account.