Skype

Skype

Quickly create & join Skype meetings

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What is Skype?

"Skype" is a handy Chrome extension designed to streamline your online communication. With its recent update, you can now instantly create free video calls on Skype, with or without a Skype account. Whether you are initiating the call or joining one, the process is faster and more straightforward than ever! Customize your meeting details and share your link with others to join, or simply enter a meeting link to join a pre-existing call. All the functionality of Skype is now directly accessible within your browser. Visit https://www.skype.com/en/free-conference-call/ to learn more about this convenience-enhancing tool.

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Stats
Rating: 3.47 (6,534)
Version: 10.2.0.9952 (Last updated: 2022-05-12)
Creation date: 2017-12-01
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • cookies
  • https://web.skype.com/
Size: 728.06K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
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Merlin
Summary

The latest update of the Skype extension gives you the ability to instantly create free video calls on Skype, with or without a Skype account.

Create a call Want to quickly create a Skype call and have your friends join you? Creating a call has never been easier and quicker! You can customise your meeting name and avatar and invite others by sharing the meeting link.

Join a call Already have a link? Enter the meeting link and join the call instantly, directly in your browser.

To learn more, go to https://www.skype.com/en/free-conference-call/

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Easy to uninstall
  • Appreciation for a new design that allows easy creation and sharing of new video calls
  • Helpful when certain apps refuse to open
Cons
  • A lot of users report the extension is no longer opening
  • Logging into the Skype account has become an issue for some
  • Many lament the loss of the chat feature, the app only starts a meeting now
  • A few users have noticed that they can’t call anyone after a recent update
  • Some users report that the extension is prompting to install from Google Play even when the device is not Android
Most mentioned
  • Inability to open Skype
  • Loss of chat feature
  • New update starting a meeting instead of a normal call
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Safety
Risk impact

Skype may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Skype has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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