Skype to Go  What is it? + Rates and How it Works ▷ 2021

For several countries, the Skype call service to landline or mobile phone numbers is available, which complements the audio and video calls that can be made for free with a user from anywhere in the world that you have an account created in the application.

The company has presented Skype To Go as an inexpensive way to make calls and they announce that it will be made available in more and more countries, with the intention of not limiting the possibility of users to keep in touch with an internet connection.

Surely you will have many doubts about how Skype To Go works, the requirements that you must have, the price of the calls and the configurations that you must make to enjoy this service. If so, don’t worry, we have compiled all the available information and make it available to you in this tutorial.

What is Skype To Go and what is this Skype service for?

What is Skype to Go

Skype To Go is a service that allows you to make international calls with your landline or mobile phone but at the price of the rates that the company has, avoiding the charges that traditional operators normally place at the time of providing assistance. To make use of this option, lor better is to buy one of the credits that Skype sells, getting the possibility of calling more people for a lower cost.

Call prices and rates How much does it cost to call numbers abroad with Skype To Go in Spain and LATAM?

Skype rates on phones

When Skype launched the possibility of make calls to international numbers without the need for an internet connection it expanded the competition in the world of telecommunications, placing prices much cheaper than any other operator.

For instance, to call from Spain to other places in the world, you can acquire a credit of 5 euros for 210 minutes per month, another of 10 euros for up to 420 minutes or ultimately 25 euros for 1,065 minutes per month. To landlines or mobile phones within the country, the plan is 6 euros per month for 400 minutes with prior subscription, just as there is a fixed plan of 12 euros per month to more than 63 destinations with a maximum of 2,000 minutes.

In Latin American countries, the prices for Skype calls buying a credit are as follows: For a maximum of 190 minutes the cost is 5 euros, for 380 minutes it reaches 10 euros and for 960 minutes you must pay 25 euros. A monthly subscription for national mobile and landline numbers has a cost of 7.80 euros while a fixed plan for the rest of the world costs 15.60 euros per month.

In which countries is the Skype to Go service available and which are completely blocked?

The countries in which the service is available are the following: Australia, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom and United States . In the countries that is blocked they are entirely Egypt, Morocco and Nigeria due to issues with overuse and fraud.

What are all the Skype To Go services and what do I need to be able to use them?

Skype calls on mobiles

Skype To Go allows you to make calls to landlines and mobile numbers anywhere in the world. You only have to acquire a credit or buy a fixed plan to enjoy the service. Once you enter their official site, You will be able to see the different forms of payment depending on the country in which you are. It can be purchased online, through Western Union, SafetyPay, TrustPay, CyberPlat, with credit or debit cards.

Learn step by step how to configure Skype To Go in your account to make international calls at a gift price

A basic step to enjoy this service is have a landline or mobile phone. From there, you are assigned a number that you can use to call international contacts.

Here we are going to show you how to configure the tool within your Skype account:

Configure service

Manage payments and subscriptions

Once you have purchased the Skype Credit, you can configure your toll-free number to make international calls by following these steps:

  • Sign in to the Skype app.
  • Enter the section of the three points horizontal where is “Setting” and search “Skype To Go”.
  • Select your country code and enter your phone number.
  • If you go to use mobile number check this box.
  • Login to “Configure Skype To Go”.
  • There they will give you a access number with which you can start making calls.

Register a number

Change settings to Skype to Go

In this section we will see how to start building the contact book by entering the phone numbers:

  • Start session in Skype
  • Seeks “Manage features.”
  • Reaches up “Skype To Go”.
  • In section “Skype To Go number” press “Add a contact”.
  • Write the contact name and then a phone number and at the end click on “Keep”.

We show you step by step how to make an international call using Skype to Go from any device

The Skype application can be downloaded for free for mobile devices from the application store, so much of Android like Manzana. Once it is downloaded, you have to log in with your email and password to make use of calls to phones.

Go for it:

On Android

Here we are going to see how to make a call using your Android smartphone, where you already have the Skype application installed:

  • Once the session is started, look for the section “Calls”.

Access Skype calls on Android

  • The dial pad appears where you must write the country you want to call.
  • Later write the number or select it from the contact list.

Call dialing in Skype for Android

  • Finally we click on the button “To call”.

On iOS

The steps to make a call from Skype on an Apple device are very similar to the previous ones, once you have the application open, perform the following steps:

  • Press in option calls on phone icon.

Make group calls on Skype

  • A keyboard is displayed in which You must choose the country to which you want to communicate.

Select contacts in Skype calls

  • Now search for a contact or write their number and press on “To call”.

If you have any questions, leave them in the comments, we will answer you as soon as possible, and it will also be of great help to more members of the community. Thanks! 😉

Author: Mario José

Graduated in journalism, specialized in investigation, I seek the truth of all things. Now 100% focused on technology, computing and Internet issues.

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