Credit / Subscription is for making outgoing calls from Skype client on your computer/tablet/phone.
Skype number doesn’t require credit to receive calls.
In most countries*, you can also pay using Skype Credit if your balance is high enough.
Hence, you can pay for Skype number with Skype credit also.
Can you receive calls on Skype if you don’t have credit?
Yes, with a Skype Number, people can call you from a landline or mobile, and you can pick up the call on Skype. It’s great if you have friends, family or colleagues who don’t use Skype, as they can simply dial your Skype Number to get in touch with you.
Why do I need Skype credit?
Skype Credit is a convenient and easy way to pay for Skype features that are not free. You can use it to make calls to mobiles and landlines, and send SMS text messages, all at Skype’s low rates. Simply start the purchasing process of a subscription or Skype Number and follow the instructions.
How do you send credit on Skype?
How can I give Skype Credit as a gift to my friends and family?
- Use this send Skype Credit link to sign in to your account.
- Start typing a contact’s name into the search box, then select the contact from the list.
- Select the amount of credit you’d like to send.
- Choose a gift card design.
- Click the Confirm selection button.
How can I get free Skype credits?
Gain Your Sype Credit Boosted For Free
You can get extra credit to make free, allowing you to make calls directly to mobile phones and land lines, by earning points with PointsPrizes. Skype voucher codes can be redeemed on your Account Page once you log into your Skype client.