Microsoft announces Skype for Web (Beta) in US and UK 

Microsoft announces Skype for Web (Beta) in US and UK 

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Microsoft has now come out with Skype for Web.  This is specifically useful for students (who use the University and/or library computers) and Travelers who need to use Cyber cafes for talking to their families from far off places.

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We have seen Microsoft has expanded its Skype footprint, as it now has Skype for Business as well.

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Hot on the heels of our recent post announcing improvements to Skype for Outlook , today we’re pleased to share more good news for people that use Skype on their browser – Skype for Web (Beta) is now available for all new and existing users in the US and UK.Now, anyone going to Skype.com (or web.skype.com) in the US and UK can sign in and connect to Skype for Web to get to their conversations in an instant without downloading the Skype app.Skype for Web is perfect if you normally use Skype on your mobile, but want to quickly get to your calls and IMs on a bigger screen. Or perhaps you’re sitting at a Windows or Mac computer in an internet café or hotel that doesn’t already have Skype downloaded. If you’re in the US or UK and are using a computer, take a moment to give Skype for Web a try. Just go to Skype.com and join or sign in with your Skype ID and password.

Source: Skype for Web (Beta) in US and UK | Skype Blogs – – Skype Blogs

If you use Chrome, installing it is a two stop process.

First install the Chrome Extension

First install the Chrome Extension

And then you need to install the Skype for Web plugin.

Skype for Web plugin

Skype for Web plugin

 

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