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Page Modified On: June 19, 2017

Play Skype on PC

For years, countless works of fantasy and fiction have envisioned a future where we could video call anyone we want. Well, that future is here with the free Skype Android app. With Skype, you can voice and video chat with almost anyone in the world. Not only a great way to stay in touch one-on-one with friends and family, Skype works well as an instant messenger and group chat app. Stop waiting for the future and start living in it when you download the Skype app for Android.

Skype works alright on your phone or mobile device, but without a steady and strong internet connection, you can be plagued with dropped calls and reduced quality. Forget about those worries and install Skype on PC or Mac via the new Bluestacks Android Emulator. This free tool gives you the chance to download and install almost any Android app right on your home computer. No more dropped calls or spotty quslity when you can rely on your steady home internet connection.

How to Download and Play Skype on PC

  • Download and install BlueStacks on your PC

  • Complete Google sign-in to access the Play Store, or do it later

  • Look for Skype in the search bar at the top right corner

  • Click to install Skype from the search results

  • Complete Google sign-in (if you skipped step 2) to install Skype

  • Click the Skype icon on the home screen to start playing

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To get started using Skype on Mac or PC, you will first need to download the free Bluestacks Android Emulator from one of the links on this page. As soon as you click the link, Bluestacks will begin the download and installation process automatically. All you will need to do is tell the install wizard a little about your computer system and then just relax while Bluestacks does all the hard work. Once you get the completed message, you will be able to click search and download Skype on PC or Mac.

The benefits of installing Skype on Mac or PC are plentiful, not the least of which being a much-improved call and video quality. You can stop worrying about costly overage charges on your mobile plans when you use Skype on PC or Mac, or any of a number of other apps and games. Now, you have the freedom to chat, talk, and message anytime you want without stress and worry.

Minimum System Requirements

With BlueStacks 5, you can get started on a PC that fulfills the following requirements.

  • Operating System

    Microsoft Windows 7 or above

  • Processor

    Intel or AMD Processor

  • RAM

    at least 4GB

  • HDD

    5GB Free Disk Space


* You must be an Administrator on your PC. Up to date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendor.

Skype - FAQs

  • How to play Skype on Windows PC & Mac?

    Play Skype on your PC or Mac by following these simple steps.

    • Click on 'Play Skype on PC’ to download BlueStacks
    • Install it and log-in to Google Play Store
    • Launch and play the game.
  • Why is BlueStacks the fastest and safest platform to play games on PC?

    BlueStacks respects your privacy and is always safe and secure to use. It does not carry any malware, spyware, or any sort of additional software that could harm your PC.

    It is engineered to optimize speed and performance for a seamless gaming experience.

  • What are Skype PC requirements?

    Minimum requirement to run Skype on your PC

    • OS: Microsoft Windows 7 and above
    • Processor: Intel or AMD Processor
    • RAM: Your PC must have at least 2GB of RAM. (Note that having 2GB or more disk space is not a substitute for RAM)
    • HDD: 5GB Free Disk Space.
    • You must be an Administrator on your PC.