Skype and SkypeOut users

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  1. babygodzilla

    babygodzilla I love rice

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    so i wanna make free calls to US regular phones (landline in my case). to do that i first need SkypeOut right? well Skype wont let me use SkypeOut unless I buy credits worth about $10. so i have to pay $10 to use SkypeOut in order to make free calls? which i guess doesnt make it free anymore...

    am i missing something?
     
  2. crontab

    crontab (uid = 0)

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    Hmm, I dunno. I make continental calls all the time w/ skype, but I am not paying a dime. It's free till the end of the year, so I don't know how or why it's prompting you for credits.
     
  3. D1G1T4L

    D1G1T4L Active Member

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    looks like skypeout is not free anymore
     
  4. delslow

    delslow my car may not be fast, but the back window goes d

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    skype to a landline is $.02 a minute from Europe to U.S.. If you're calling computer to computer it's free.
     
  5. crontab

    crontab (uid = 0)

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    Nope. Just called my wife at her work and it worked fine.

    baby, if you're refering to that message in the dial screen stating you need credits. You don't. They've had this message there forever. Just dial away...
     
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  6. D1G1T4L

    D1G1T4L Active Member

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    If you need to call outside the usa... You need credits and it costs like 2 cents a minute.... If you want to call somewhere in us/canada then its free untill 2007
     
  7. crontab

    crontab (uid = 0)

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    And how does this apply to the original poster?
     
  8. D1G1T4L

    D1G1T4L Active Member

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    It applies by me answering his question? It's still free
     
  9. crontab

    crontab (uid = 0)

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    Then why did you initially state that skypeout wasn't free anymore?
     
  10. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Skype is free still. Just ignore the part that shows that you have to pay for credits.

    Just click on the dial tab, then type your phone number in the space provided. Make sure you type +1 in front of the number, and then just press the call button.
     
  11. pepsi

    pepsi Cut my life into pieces

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    are you in north america, cause i read it as having to be in either canada or the us to be able to make those free calls. and i have credit on my skypeout, but all my calls within canada and the us don't affect the amount of credit i have.
     

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