Making a call
You can make free video and voice calls to friends and family anywhere in the world from the comfort of your living room. If you want to call a friend who is not on Skype, you could make great savings by calling them on their landline or mobile using Skype.
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Press the HOME button, then select [Applications] using the / buttons.
Select [All Applications] using the / buttons, then press the button.
Select [Skype] using the /// buttons, then press the button.
Select [Contacts] or [History] using the / buttons.
Select [Contacts] to use your Skype contact list. Select [History] to use the call history list.
Select the contact or phone number to call using the / buttons, then press the button.
Select (Video Call) or (Voice Call) using the / buttons, then press the button.
To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice.
About the status icons in the contact list
A status icon is displayed next to your contacts, so you know if they are available to have a conversation.
The list below indicates their availability:
: Online, : Away, : Do Not Disturb, : Offline, : Offline (with call forwarding enabled), : Phone contact, : Offline (with voice mail enabled)
About the status icons in the call history list
The icons in the history list indicate the following:
: Missed call, : Incoming call, : Outgoing call, : Voice mail, : Authorisation request
To call by entering a phone number
Press the HOME button, then select [Applications] → [All Applications] → [Skype] → [Tools] → [Call Phone Number]. Enter a phone number, then select [Call].
To add contacts to the contact list
You can add contacts in the following ways:
- Press the HOME button, select [Applications] →[All Applications] → [Skype] → [Tools] → [Find Contacts]. Enter a Skype name, full name or e-mail address, select [Search], the Skype name/full name to call, then select [Add to Contacts].
- From the call history list, select the contact or phone number, then [Add to Contacts].
- After entering a phone number, select [Save], then the desired option.
To receive a call
You can receive a call even while watching TV or using other applications.
When the illumination on the front of the TV blinks or the following screen notifies you of an incoming call, select (Video Call) or (Voice Call) to answer.
(While using another application, an incoming call notification is displayed using the full screen.)
To use call options during a call
Use the menu bar at the bottom of the screen.
When the other party is displayed in full screen, you can show/hide the menu bar by pressing the button.
- For the best audio quality during a Skype call, use the speakers that are built into the TV instead of using an external audio system. To use the TV speakers, press the OPTIONS button, then select [Speakers] → [TV Speakers].