Skype is a program that enables you to make calls over the internet to and from your computer , smartphone , tablet.
When you are calling Skype to Skype these phone calls will be free.
Some of the features of Skype are:
- Video Calling
- Calling to landlines
- Connect with Facebook for video calling
Stop Skype From Loading At Startup
You may not want Skype running continuously in the background as in some instances this can chew through bandwidth.
When installing in Windows READ the installation screen
Remove the tick from ” Sign me in when Skype starts”
But what happens if you forget this.
Go to Skype , tools , options , general settings
Remove the tick from ” Start Skype When I Start Windows “
If you are on a mac then go to “System Preferences”
Go to Users & Groups , then Login Items
Hilite Skype on the login items and press the – icon.
This will stop Skype from loading at startup
Stop People Not On Your Contact List From Contacting You
Go to Skype options
Open Privacy settings
Highlight the “Only allow people in my contact list to contact me”