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My Windows® 8 Computer for Seniors by Michael Miller

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12. Video Calling with Skype

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In this chapter you discover how to use Skype to talk one-on-one with friends and family members—via voice or video chat.

Installing and Setting Up Skype

Calling Friends and Family

If you travel a lot, or winter in warmer climes, you often find yourself far away from the people you love. Just because you’re far away, however, doesn’t mean that you can’t stay in touch—on a face-to-face basis.

When you want to talk to your family members and other loved ones, nothing beats a video call. All you need is a webcam built into or connected to your PC and an app that lets you make face-to-face calls. Fortunately, just ...

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