How to Use Skype Meet Now for Free Video Conferencing

Just like many other video conferencing platforms, Microsoft has also introduced a free video calling feature on Skype. Skype Meet Now offers a lot of free services including unlimited group calling. And the best part is that you can use Skype Meet Now for free video conferencing without having a Skype account.

You can immediately create a meeting from Skype’s web page. But if you want to use additional features like background blur or real-time subtitles, you will have to use the Skype app. To use the Skype app, you need to have or create a Skype account. However, the participants don’t need a Skype account to join calls.

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Use Skype Meet Now for Free Video Conferencing

You can create a free video conference or meeting in two ways – via a web browser or Skype app. So, if you want to host a meeting urgently without creating or logging into your Skype account, you can use the web browser method.

Participants can also join a meeting without creating Skype accounts. But as mentioned earlier, you can use the Skype app with a Skype account to access additional features.

Method 1: Use Skype Meet Now on Web Browser

To use Skype Meet Now without a Skype account, open this free-conference-call page in a web browser. After that, click on the “Create a free video call” button.

Open Skype Meet Now Portal And Click Create A Free Video Call
Open the Skype Meet Now webpage and click Create A Free Video Call

After that, Skype will create a meeting for you. You can share the link with participants. Click the Start Call button to use Skype Meet Now to start a free video conference with your friends. Participants can join using the link via a web browser. However, on smartphones, users will have to install the Skype app to join the meeting.

Share Meeting Link And Click Start Call
Click Start Call to start the meeting

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Method 2: Use the Skype App for Free Video Conferencing

If you wish to use the advanced features of Skype like background effects or real-time subtitles, you will have to use the native Skype app. You can get the latest version of Skype from the official website or Microsoft Store.

Once you have installed the app successfully, sign in or create a new Skype account. After successful sign-in, you will see the Meet Now button on the Skype dashboard. Click on the Meet Now button and select Host a meeting.

Open Skype And Click Meet Now Button Then Select Host A Meeting
Click the Meet Now button and select Host a Meeting

Next, you will see a meeting link that you can share with your friends and colleagues. Type a suitable name for your meeting or leave it default. Now click the Start Meeting button to start a free video conference using Skype Meet Now.

Click Start Meeting To Start Meeting Using Skype Meet Now
Click Start Meeting To Start Meeting Using Skype Meet Now

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Enjoy Free Video Calls on Skype

The above tutorial explained how to use the free video calling feature of Skype. As Microsoft has set a 60-minute limit on video calls on the free version of Microsoft Teams, you can use this new feature of Skype as Teams’ replacement. You can even use Skype as an alternative to Zoom.

You can also use your Android phone or iPhone as a webcam to enhance your video conferencing experience.

Hope you found this article helpful. If you face any issues while using free video conferencing on Skype, feel free to comment below. Also, subscribe to get the latest tutorials directly into your inbox.

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