Providing both parties are using Skype there is no charge from Skype for video call.
Skype calls to other devices e.g.
Skype from PC to a mobile number does come at a cost.
You have to purchase Skype credits to do so.
Does it cost money to video call on Skype?
Skype to Skype calls are free anywhere in the world. You can use Skype on a computer, mobile phone or tablet*. If you are both using Skype, the call is completely free. Users only need to pay when using premium features like voice mail, SMS texts or making calls to a landline, cell or outside of Skype.
Does using Skype cost money?
Skype to Skype calls are free – but to call a mobile or landline from Skype, you need a little Skype Credit or a subscription. The price you pay depends on the country you’re calling to, not the country you’re calling from. You can always see the current calling rates for any destination on our rates page.
Is Skype group video call free?
Skype’s group video calling (GVC) service is now available free of charge on Windows desktop, OS X and the Xbox One. This feature makes it easier to share big news with many family members or friends on one call. In a blog post, Skype said group video calling will be added to more platforms in the future “at no cost.”
How do you use Skype and is it free?
Calling Skype contacts on Skype is always free – but to call a mobile phone or landline through Skype requires Skype Credit or a subscription.
- Find the person you want to call from your Contacts list.
- Select the contact you want to call, and then select the audio , or video button.