This pandemic situation made us miss our close people. But there are a lot of technological changes that are blooming day by day. This includes the service for getting closer to our lovable people via video calls and conferencing. Skype is a service that allows you to keep in touch with the people you want via calls and messages. In our article, you’ll get the steps to get the Skype service on a large screen like Smart TV. You can find the steps to get Skype on Vizio Smart TV from our article.
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What is Skype?
Skype is an online technology that allows you to make voice calls, video calls, video conferencing, and send audio & text messages. It was introduced on the 29th of August 2003 and was started by Skype Technologies. Skype can be used on Android phones, iOS, Windows Desktop, Linux, Mac, Smartwatches, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S. Skype allows you to make video calls, audio calls, video conferencing with the people you are close to and with your business mates. More than 100 million people are using Skype every month and over 40 million people are using Skype daily.
How to Use Skype on Vizio Smart TV?
Skype was once available for Vizio VIA (Vizio Internet Apps) TV. But not now. So you can not use Skype on Vizio Smart TV directly. But we have given you an effective method to get Skype on Vizio Smart TV.
How to Get Skype on Vizio Smart TV Using Xbox?
Let us get into the procedure of getting Skype on Vizio Smart TV using Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
Step1: Hook up your Webcam with your Xbox console and set up your Headset with your Xbox console.
Step2: Then hook up your Xbox console with your Vizio Smart TV.
Step3: Turn them on and install Skype on your Xbox console and launch it.
Step4: Then set up Skype with your account credentials on your Xbox console and get into the Menu option.
Step5: Now go for Settings and access the Audio & Video option in Skype on your Xbox console.
Step6: Then click on the dropdown named Default Device under the Video section in Skype on your Xbox console.
Step7: Opt your Webcam in Skype on your Xbox console.
Now you’ve all set to make calls and conferencing in Skype on your Xbox-connected Vizio Smart TV.
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How to Make Calls in Skype on Vizio Smart TV Using Xbox?
Here’s how to make calls in Skype on your Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S and get it on your Vizio Smart TV.
Step1: Do all the steps instructed in the above procedure.
Step2: Then go to Skype from the My Apps & Games section on your Xbox console.
Step3: Get into the Menu section by tapping on the Hamburger icon in Skype on your Xbox console.
Step4: Get access to Contacts in Skype and tap Add contacts.
Step5: Add the contacts and pick a contact to make a call in Skype on your Xbox console.
Step6: Then press the Xbox button on your Xbox controller and opt for Audio or Video call in Skype on your Xbox console. Then you’ll see the call screen on your Vizio Smart TV.
If you’re using Kinect, then you’ll directly get into the video call. Otherwise, you can make audio calls with your headset.
How to Get Skype on Vizio Smart TV Via Screen Mirroring?
You can get the app on your Vizio Smart TV via the screen mirroring method. We are going to use a Smartphone (Android or iOS) for our procedure. If you’re using your iOS, then make sure that the Airplay feature is enabled on your Vizio TV.
Step1: Integrate your Vizio Smart TV and Smartphone with the same Wi-Fi network.
Step2: Load the Skype app on your Smartphone and set it up with your account credentials.
Step3: Access the Quick Panel on your Android or access the Action Centre on your iOS.
Step4: Go for the Screen Mirroring option on your Smartphone. This option may vary on your Android phone.
Step5: Then a list of available devices will be shown on your Smartphone. Pick your Vizio Smart TV from that list. Now your Smartphone screen will be displayed on your Vizio Smart TV.
Step6: Get access to Skype on your Smartphone and you’ll see it on your Vizio Smart TV.
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Skype lets you get connected with people you love and with the people who are your colleagues and business mates. Get the Skype service on your Vizio Smart TV by getting along with the procedure given above in the article. We hope that you are satisfied with our article.