• You can now make Skype calls with an Amazon Echo

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  • Microsoft rolling out Skype video calling on Amazon Alexa-enabled devices

    Microsoft rolling out Skype video calling on Amazon Alexa-enabled devices

    21 days ago - By The Mobile Indian

    Skype calling on Alexa will allow users to connect to their friends and family handsfree with just a few commands by simply asking their smart display or speaker “Alexa, call Mom on Skype”. It's available on any Amazon Alexa-powered device including Amazon Echo, Echo Plus, Echo Dot, Echo Show or Echo Spot.
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  • Alexa can now make Skype calls

    Alexa can now make Skype calls

    21 days ago - By TechRadar

    Amazon and Microsoft are joining forces to bring a better video calling experience to Alexa devices: Starting today, you can now use Skype on both audio-only Alexa devices like the Amazon Echo Dot , Amazon Echo and Amazon Echo Plus , as well as Alexa video devices like the Amazon Echo Show and Amazon Echo Spot. Like Alexa's built-in voice calling feature, the Skype skill will only be offered in just a handful of countries at launch - but, thankfully, the US, UK, India, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada are all on the list. To setup Skype calling on Alexa, you'll need to open the Alexa app...
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  • Skype calls are finally available on Alexa-enabled devices

    Skype calls are finally available on Alexa-enabled devices

    21 days ago - By GSMArena

    You can now make Skype calls through your Alexa-enabled device. This integration was initially announced back in September, but it's only gone live today. You can use Skype through Alexa if you own an Amazon Echo, Echo Plus, Echo Dot, Echo Show, or Echo Spot, regardless of which generation you have.
    You can call friends and family in up to 150 countries worldwide with Skype, and for a limited time when you link up your account with Alexa you receive 100 minutes of free calls per month for two months.
    Here's how to proceed. First your smart speaker or smart display needs to already be...
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  • Amazon Echo devices can now make Skype calls

    21 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Video chat was always one of Echo Show and Spot's biggest selling points. But until now, the products have been tethered to Amazon's own software. This week, however, the company took another big step in its ongoing relationship with Microsoft by adding Skype calling to mix .
    Now just about every Echo device past and present are able to make calls using the popular platform. Your Echo/Plus/Dot, et al. will be able to do so via voice using a command like, “Alexa Skype Mom.” Echos with displays, meanwhile, will offer up the full video Skype experience. Users can also ask Alexa to dial a...
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