How to download and install Skype safely?


What is Skype ?

Skype is telecommunication software that is developed to provide voice calls and video chats between tablets, computers, Xbox One console, mobile devices, and Smartwatches through the regular telephone and internet. The program also offers immediate messaging services. The user can convey both video and text messages can also exchange digital data like images, video, and test. This Skype program also allows you to have video conference calls.

How to download Skype ?

You can download and install Skype from Microsoft Skype official website : . Now, you can download the Skype fast and get a connection in just a few minutes. Also, the web pages on are consistently improved so you may find changes from time to time. The web pages keep changing whenever there is an update so don’ be surprised to see different kinds of Web pages, which do not match precisely.

Downloading Skype

To download the Skype into your computer, first, select the latest version of Skype, open the browser and enter to open the Skype Home Page. Now, on the home page, press the download button to download the Skype. Once the Skype download into your computer, it will decide the OS and web browser automatically.  After the downloading program is done, on the screen, you will get instructions for what you have to do next.

In case, the download does not start automatically, then you have to start it manually just by pressing the Start Download option.

After pressing the download button, the program will ask you to open or save the SkypeSetup.exe. You must always select to save the file to your hard-drive.  Remember, you should not run or open the program while it is downloading the Skype.

You might have observed that the Skype posts two kids of downloads sometimes, the first one is the regular public version and the other one is the latest beta version. If you haven’t started the download, then it is suggestible to download the general public version because it is considered as more stable.  Eventually, the beta version will soon become the public version, and it allows you to upgrade.

Save it at an easy-to-remember location like Windows Desktop, and press OK, you should remember where you have saved the program so that you can double-click the program file once it is saved.

Installing Skype

Once you have downloaded the Skype program and saved it on your PC, now, to install the program follow these simple steps:

Choose the Skype Setup Program option and double-click the program, or if you have ‘Run’ option, then press that option. If UAC (User Account Control) windows appear on the screen for your permission, then just press continues.  When it launches the installer program, it will ask you to select the language, press the arrow button, and choose from the drop-down list.

The program will ask you to accept the EULA (End User License Agreement). Accept it to continue the installation.  The Skype program also asks you to install various other browser add-on or programs, but it is your choice if you want to install them or not. If you want to avoid, then press ‘Next’ button.

Click I agree — Install

Now, it will ask you to enter your name, a Skype Name/Password. In the next screen, it will ask you to enter your email address, city, and country.  If the Skype Name that you have given already exists, then it will ask you to select another name. Once it accepts the new Skype Name, the process is completed, and the Skype is installed on your computer.  Now, it is ready to use.

Skype Login Help

Are you having Skype Login Problem? Then first check you are using the latest version of Skype.Your system needs minimum needs for running Skype if you have the latest hardware drivers and software updates for your computer.  This can easily solve the Skype login issues. However, currently, there are various ways the Skype operates. The Skype users are allowed to use Skype tools even without creating a new Skype account or without signing in.

With this kind of changes in Skype can also bring new problems, especially during the transition phase. One of the major issues complained many Skype users are that they are having Skype login problems.

Choosing Between Login Options

Start by selecting the right sign in option. It will direct you to the home page where you can see two-sign-in choices, one with a Skype Username and the other one with a Microsoft Account.

If you have a Skype account already and trying to log in with your username, then press Skype Username, in general, the usual username contains a combination of numbers and letters must be provided on Skype.

If you don’t have any Skype account, then click Microsoft Account and provide email addresses along with the email domain extension such as,, and  It generates an auto registration system that is very helpful to the individuals who find it difficult to remember multiple password and username.

Forgot My Password, What Do I Do?

Many users forget their Skype password, and it is a very common problem.  To avoid permanent account loss or have to create another account, you can effortlessly recuperate your passwords from identification recovery settings of Skype.  The Skype recovery team will send you an email that contains your account details, which can help you use your account simply.

If you have used the Microsoft account to create your Skype account, then select the Microsoft Account/Password reset page.  If you are using a Skype name, then select the Skype forgotten page option. Once you get the page, fill the form with the necessary details and press submit button.  Now, check your email to find if it has to recover the account details that you need.

Skype website is making several changes to improve your Skype experience with your family and friends. You can also experience the advanced Skype VCR (Video Call Recorder) tool so that you can enjoy the beautiful moments together. Now, with Supertintin recorder software Skype makes it even more possible to reach any far distances and can have fast calls.

If you are logging in to your Microsoft Account with the username that the Skype does not recognize, then immediately you will get a message like “That Microsoft Account does not exist.” Also, it says “Enter a different email address or get a new account.”  The Microsoft may not be able to send the forgotten account details, but it helps you remember few simple steps like:

  • Did you print your account name wrong?
  • Did you forget your account name?
  • Are you using a different type of account name?
  • Could your Skype account be deleted or closed?

These questions can help you recover your Skype account easily.