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] at the bottom of the screen using the / buttons.
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, : Authorization request
To call by entering a phone number
Press the HOME button, then select [Applications] → [Skype] → [Tools] → [Call Phone Number]. Enter a phone number, then select [Call].
To search for new Skype friends and call
Search the Skype directory by entering the Skype name, full name or e-mail address of the person to call.
Press the HOME button, select [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 [Video Call]/[Voice Call].
To add contacts to the contact list
You can add contacts in the following ways:
- After finding a contact from the Skype directory, 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 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].