How to use skype on iPad 3
Your iPad 3 is in your hand. You wish to talk or chat with best pal, close relative, make conference call with colleagues or share your words with someone. Skype is there to help out with effective communication. It is entertaining, fast and convenient. Although, iPad is not supposed to be used as a phone, you can convert it into one by installing Skype.
Enable internet connection or Wi-Fi on your iPad. Open “App Store” from Home screen. Find and download Skype for iPad 3. Make sure you get the latest compatible version, otherwise it can cause disturbance. Enter your apple password. It will let you download app on the iPad.
After downloading is finished, install it properly. Run the setup and let it finish. Skype icon will automatically appear on the home screen. Tap Skype icon and create new account, if you don’t have it already. Fill information accurately. Sign in to your Skype account when it is launched. Enter important contacts. Tap a contact that you wish to chat with.
Press “call” button to make a call. If you would like to have a video chat, tap “Video call” button. Your internal cam will start working automatically. Once the other person at Skype attends your call, you can have conversation with him. They can view your video too.
To disconnect your call, simply tap, red phone icon on Skype window. It will end your session.
Signing out form Skype is also easy. Tap on “Skype” tab on the top right-hand side. A drop down menu will appear. Tap on “Sign out” and there you exit.
For conference call
Keep adding as many contacts to your Skype call session as you wish. They will all be able to have chat together.
Using headphones with iPad 3
Although, iPad 3 has built-in microphone and speakers in it. You can also attach earphones externally to have more privacy and noise-free chat. Plug in headphones in the right place and enjoy.
Text chats with Skype in iPad 3
You can also text chat via Skype, if you want to have a silent session. Simply tap virtual keyboard and type your message in Skype chat window. It takes about 3 seconds to transfer your text to the other person when you hit enter after typing your message or smiley. Whereas file transfer depends upon the size of file and speed of broadband you are using.
You will experience that it’s no rocket science, installing and using Skype in iPad 3. Once you successfully sign in, it’s all plain sailing making calls and chats with online contacts. You can do it as it is done in normal tablet PC or any other computer. Procedure is exactly the same. With external keyboard attached with iPad, click on “Call” button or disconnect icon, as you need.