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miksons
Posts: 20
Registered: ‎03-17-2011
My Device: Torch 9800

Re: Skype for Torch 9800

Well, sort of.

 

In fact Skype is available for all iPhones, regardless of carrier. I currently have an AT&T iPhone and Skype runs on it. But beyond the apple products (iPhone and iPad) Skype only runs on Verizon phones (and not all of those).

 

However a Skype user can create what Skype calls a To Go number. Each To Go number has a specific target number for your call. You are then given a local number to call and Skype associates that local number with the target number and you can place the call that way. This works on any phone, land line or mobile and on any mobile phone since it does not require data. I think you are allowed 10 such To Go numbers which allows you to specify 10 target numbers to call.

 

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shota979
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎06-06-2011
My Device: torch 9800

Re: Skype for Torch 9800

isn't verizon merging with ATT. will they have skype available then u think?

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knottyrope
Posts: 30,785
Registered: ‎06-25-2008
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Re: Skype for Torch 9800

t mobile is being bought by att, not verizon being bought

 




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nerdwannabe
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎09-07-2011
My Device: Torch 9800

Re: Skype for Torch 9800

which is such a bummer .... new to skype, and to BB torch... wish I had taken the iphone :smileysad:

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Xandrex
Posts: 18,406
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z30, Playbook, 9320BES
My Carrier: B&You _ SFR

Re: Skype for Torch 9800

maybe you can go back to the store and change your phone for an iPhone...



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nabilb
Posts: 16
Registered: ‎11-12-2009
My Device: Torch 9800

Re: Skype for Torch 9800

 

 

I also need to download skype for my BB torch 9800

 

did some checking around.  found on the web:

 

Iskoot:

 

http://iskoot.en.softonic.com/blackberry

 

http://www.mobyware.net/blackberry-torch-slider-9800-device-1610/internet-communications-tag/iskoot-...

...also some other softwares listed at bottom of this page....check them

 

 

Also try these:

 

http://www.mobyware.net/blackberry-torch-slider-9800-device-1610/internet-communications-tag/im-talk...

 

http://www.shape.ag/en/products/details.php?product=skype&platform=bb

 

 

I just found out the above.  Will try it after my summer vacation.  Will let you know my feedback.  In the meantime, if you do try any of the above, PLEASE do let me have your feedback of which ones worth it and those not worth it to install on my blackberry torch 9800.

 

Thanks.