Skype is the best communication software that provides multiple communication functionalities. With Skype on your device, you can make video and audio calls to individuals or a group, share text, images, and files. It is a multi-platform compatible app accessible on Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, Xbox, and Amazon Firestick. Install Skype on Firestick, and effortlessly host HD video and audio conference or meeting with multiple participants maximum up to 50. Skype on Firestick brings mind-blowing features for the users, which include live subtitles for words spoken, call recordings, and many more. Furthermore, it offers a free trial to new subscribers who want to make international calls. Following are the installation procedure to get Skype on Amazon Fire Stick.

Features of Skype

  • Allows you to make HD video and audio calls.
  • The call recording feature allows you to capture and save any exciting moments or important meetings and decisions.
  • Easily share your presentation or project screen with others on the video call.
  • Skype to Skype calls is free.
  • Skype subscription is necessary for group sharing without any additional cost.
  • The app can provide real-time subtitles in different languages on video calls.

Install Skype on Firestick

Skype has a native app available on the Amazon App Store. So the installation is very simple and easy.

#1: Turn on your Firestick and make sure it is connected to the Wifi.

#2: Go to Firestick Home Screen and select the Search icon.

Skype on Firestick

#3: Type Skype in the search field and search for it.

#4: Select the Skype app from the suggestion list and click Get from the app information screen.

Skype on Firestick

#5: Once Skype is downloaded, the Get button will be changed to the Open button.

#6: Then click the Open button to launch Skype app on your Firestick.

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An alternative way to Install Skype on Firestick

When you are experiencing any issues with the Firestick Remote or the app store, you can go for an alternative option to install Skype on your Amazon Fire TV.

#1: Open any web browser on your desktop and go to amazon.com.

#2: Sign in to Amazon account, same used for Firestick registration.

#3: Now, navigate to the Amazon search field and search for the Skype app.

Search for Skype

#4: Choose the Skype app from the search list and click the Deliver to button on the right side.

Skype on Firestick

#5: Now, select your Firestick device and click the Get App button.

#6: The Skype app begins to download and install on your Firestick device

#6: After you are done with the above procedure, the Skype app will appear on the Apps & Games section on your Firestick.

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How to Make Video Calls on Firestick Using Skype

#1: Open the Skype app on your Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick.

#2: Tap the Sync Contacts button to connect with your friends (for the first time only).

#3: Now, tap any of the available contacts or search the contact using the search bar.

#4: Then, select the type of call, Audio, or Video.

#5: When the call is connected, you can talk with your friends. To add another contact, just tap the Plus icon.

$6: If you want to end the Skype call, tap the End button.

To Conclude

Skype on Firestick is the right choice to make a full-screen HD video call to anyone in the world without any cost. It is a free communication app that works effectively on all platforms. The latest version of Skype comes with a background blur feature, enable this feature to diminish the background and focus on the speaker.

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