What does Skype mean? What does Skype do? What does it mean in Spanish? And in English?

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What does Skype mean, what does it do and what does it mean in Spanish and English? We will answer all these questions and also explain how to get this app. Read on to find out how.

What does Skype mean and what does it do?

Have you ever heard someone say, "Call me on Skype"? You will already know that it is a medium by which you can communicate, but what definition does it have exactly? Skype is cross-platform software built for home video conferencing, but it has also proved practical at an enterprise level. It is an application available for all versions of Windows, Android, Mac OS and iOS.



It also automatically translates voice conversations and text messages, albeit unfortunately into a limited number of languages. Users of this app can make calls from their mobile for free, even if the distance is between continents. You can send files of any type via chat and you can enjoy screen sharing by making use of this wonderful tool. You can download and install it on your PC, mobile or tablet.

What does Skype mean in English?

In the English dictionary, Skype is a software application with which users can make calls, both voice and video, over the Internet.

What is Skype in Spanish?

You will hardly get an exact definition of this word, even if you enter it in Google translate, since it is a name derived from the words "sky" and "even". 

How can you buy Skype on your device?

È very quick and easy and you can also choose to use your video surveillance system , then follow these steps:


  1. Go to Skype.com.
  2. Click on the «Join» button. You must create an account by filling in the required information with your details.
  3. Enter your first name, last name, email address, profile information, date of birth, gender, country, city, language and mobile number.
  4. When asked: How do you plan to use Skype ?, select one of the following answers: "Mostly for personal conversations" or "Mostly for business conversations".
  5. Enter username e password, which must have at least one number, with which you want to sign in to Skype.
  6. Copy the characters that appear at the end and click on the «I agree, continue» button.

Next you need to download Skype. For this you need to do the following:


  1. Click on the "Enjoy Skype" tab and under "Computer" select the operating system you use.
  2. Choose which of the two proposals is for you between Skype Free e Skype Premium.
  3. Download and install.

Once installed on your computer, open Skype and enter the username and password you registered. Click on the «Login» button. To set it up, you need to call the default contact that appears the first time you open your Skype account, follow the instructions you will hear in order to achieve the goal.


If you want to add a friend, go to the "Contacts" tab and select the option " Add a contact ". By adding a contact, you will have the possibility to find him, if he also has Skype, with the data you need to record about the person.

The data you need to know are: email, phone number, full name or username. Providing all this information, or at least one, the app will search for the person in question and give you the results found. Press "Add" and wait for the person to accept you.


Using Skype is very simple and accessible for most existing equipment, you can also use this online tool without downloading anything to your computer. So go ahead, create your account and communicate with all your friends and family in real time, no matter where they are in the world.

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