If you’re not sure you want to purchase credit, skip this for now — we’ll come back to it in the sixth step.
Now, go ahead and download Skype: For Mac users: Save the Skype file to your computer.
Begrudgingly, I created a new Microsoft account as suggested. And now, with this new update, I can't even search or add contacts. From here on out, I guessing I'll be using Face Time, Whats App and Google.
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The drawback to connecting Skype to your Facebook account is that you'll have to give Skype permission to access your public profile, friend list, email address, News Feed, birthday, status updates, check-ins, hometown, current city, photos, videos, website and personal description.
You’re also allowing Skype to gain access to your friends' information.
The (mostly) free service launched in 2003, and has become one of the easiest and cheapest ways to stay in touch with others across the world. If you choose to connect with your Facebook account, the benefit is that you’ll be able to view your Facebook News Feed and contact your Facebook friends in Skype.
Whether you're traveling internationally or want to save money when calling others, Skype has become a great option because it's accessible through computers, phones, tablets, home phones, TVs and even devices like your Xbox One. This means you'll be able to share, like, comment and view updates from your Facebook friends.