Group calls in Skype
Skype calls for groups
NOTE: Group calls are a for-charge service (prices listed on the Skype site). Free 7-day trials of group calls are available.
To place a Skype call, select the desired contact and then the Call or Video call button (for audio only or video and audio respectively). Once a call has been established, click on the Add People button.
Additional callers can also be added during a call by the button bar at the bottom of the call screen. This button bar is shown below - the fifth item from the margin is the Add People button.
More about Skype Group calls
Up to 10 people can join in a group video call (although a maximum of 5 is recommended).
"For the best video quality, we recommend you use a high-speed broadband connection of 4 Mbps down/512 kpbs up and a computer with a Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHz processor. The minimum you'll need is a high-speed broadband connection of 512 kbps down/128 kpgs up and a computer with a 1 GHz processor." Quote from the Skype site. For additional information about group video calling, please refer to the relevant Skype pages.