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January, 2018


n IT HOME HELP SKYPE, the free, popular Internet phone/video calling app, has been around for 15 years and remains one of the easiest ways to stay in touch with friends and relations others across the world – at NO COST! Skype lets you make phone calls or video calls through computers (with a webcam), phones and tablets, and is really simple to set up. Here's how.... To open an account, visit www. and click "Join us". Here, you'll create a free Skype account and get your own Skype Name (a bit like a phone number). Next, follow the simple instructions to download the Skype app to your PC/tablet/phone. Once downloaded, open the App and sign in. Next you can choose what information you want to share in your Skype profile – you can leave it blank, but adding your Town/City will help friends find you on Skype. To Skype someone, all you need to know is the Skype address of who you want to call. You can search for Skype contacts in their address book or add contacts manually if you know their Skype name. When you request to Skype

Russell Isaac runs ITHomeHelp, providing a friendly, personal, one-to-one computer coaching service in clients' home in the Westbury on Trym, Henleaze, Stoke Bishop and Clifton areas. With over 20 years' IT experience in a wealth of different areas, he helps users, particularly older people, get what they want from their PCs, tablets and smartphones. He is also a web designer/builder, photographer, father of two and keen sportsman.

Keep in touch across the planet for free! someone, Skype sends them a request so they can confirm they're happy to hear from you (this stops unwanted Skype calls). Once they confirm, it's simple! To place a call, click the "Call Phone" button next to your contact's name. Just like a phone! To video chat, click on the "Video Call" button. Once connected, you'll see them on your screen and they'll see you on theirs and you

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can begin catching up – for free! Apple iPhone and iPad users can use a similar – even simpler – service called Facetime – it's on every Apple device. Just click the app, put in the users' mobile number or email address and connect for free! Russell Isaac can be contacted on 0774 775 3764 or at www.

Russell Isaac offers IT support


Henleaze & Westbury Voice January 2018  
Henleaze & Westbury Voice January 2018  

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