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scorpiogirl
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Registered: ‎02-04-2013
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Skype

Hi I am getting my blacberry 10 tomorrow and i was wondering whether i can use skype on it once i get it as long as i have data plan on for internet. Thanks

 

JSanders
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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
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Re: Skype

There's no Skype ... yet. It is said to be coming soon.

 

There is BBM Video and Voice chat!




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scorpiogirl
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Registered: ‎02-04-2013
My Device: blackberry 10

Re: Skype

thanks

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Re: Skype

it was mentioned to the world it is coming

 




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deviance
Posts: 41
Registered: ‎02-04-2013
My Device: Blackberry Z10

Re: Skype

I don't think there is an official ETA though which kinda blows because you don't know if they mean its coming next week, or next month or next year. Lol.

As you can tell I'm a really impatient fella :smileytongue:
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passonated
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Registered: ‎09-28-2012
My Device: PlayBook 32g

Re: Skype

My personal solution, and I have advice to other BB users, is used "ephone" from Comwave. It's better than Skype
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jtv
Posts: 268
Registered: ‎04-30-2011
My Device: Z10

Re: Skype

Dear J Sanders

 

I do hope that this will come very soon, I am also hoping that it will be video chat enabled to, as I have upgraded early to Z10 due to the lost of my Torch 9800 which had Windows Live and Skype and considering to my understanding that Skype was sold to Microsoft, I noticed that the Z10 will not be adopting the Windows Live due to it shut down and update to Skype.

To add to this, my network provider is 3uk (three.co.uk) who I understand sold the same Skype to Microsoft.

 

I do hope that all social chat mediums will be fully video chat enabled and to be fair, come as a update and not an upgrade which should be left for HOLOGRAM CHAT :Rockon: BB OS10

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Captrfsella
Posts: 15
Registered: ‎03-24-2013
My Device: BB Z10

Re: Skype

Hi, :Eek:  For this very moment, Skype is on way.. But You have FACE FLOW, it is just like Skype, I have used it, and it works great.. But, and there is always a But... For Video Chat you need Z/Q10 to Z/Q10,

  However, lets say you have a friend that does not have Z/Q10 they can go online, Register with Face Forward, it is simple , just a user name, pw, and they can Video Chat with you on their PC or Smart Phone that is capable of Explorer Internet Etc.

   I actually find that Face Flow , www.faceflow.com , is cleaner and smoother  than Skype as it is not loaded up with  a ton of stuff you don't need.

  I have used Face Flow with friends, who do not have smart phone but have Web Cam on their PC and with my Z10 have had a great time..

    It is FREE to use, unless you want to make Cell calls .. Check it Out..  In the meantime.... Skype will be soon..

Capt Ric  :Detective:

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Acetm
Posts: 18
Registered: ‎05-05-2013
My Device: Blackberry PlayBook. OS:2.1.0.1526

Re: Skype

When skype comes will It only be available on Z10 or as an application available for all blackberry units?

JSanders
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Re: Skype

Apps are built for each platform specifically.. BB10, PlayBook, Legacy BBOS devices.

I don't know the answer to your device, but currently on the Skype for BB10 devices has been seen, and I suspect if it is developed for the other BlackBerry platforms, it will be a wait.




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