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Install and Set Up Skype
  1. From the home screen, tap Play Store.

    Note: If the shortcut is missing, tap the All Apps icon, then scroll to and tap Play Store.

  2. Tap the Google Play Search bar.

    Note: A Google account is required for access to Google Play Store. If no Google account has been set up on the handset, follow the prompts to set up an account.

    If the Google Play Terms of Service appear, read the terms, then tap ACCEPT to continue.

  3. Enter Skype in the search field and tap the Search key.

  4. Tap Skype - free IM & video calls.

  5. Tap INSTALL.

  6. Review the application permissions, then tap ACCEPT.

  7. The application is now installed.

    To set up Skype, tap OPEN.

    Note: The application may also be opened from the home screen by tapping the All Apps icon and then tapping Skype.

  8. To create a new Skype account, tap Create account and follow the prompts.

    To Sign in with an existing account, tap the preferred Sign in method.

  9. If the Skype name was chosen from the previous step, enter the Skype Name and Password, and then tap Sign in.

    Note: If the Microsoft account was chosen, enter the Microsoft account email address and the Password, then tap Sign in.

  10. If prompted to Add your friends to Skype, tap the preferred option.

    To close this message, tap the X icon located at the upper left corner.

  11. The Skype account is now set up.