skype connect

Pick up your calls anywhere in the world with Skype

You can forward your XOIP number to your Skype account. When someone calls your XOIP number, the Skype client on your computer will ring. You can pick up and answer the call. If you are not online, your voicemail will pick up.

Configuring Skype

Log onto the website, and select "configure Skype". Enter your Skype name, and follow the on-screen prompts

→ Find out how?
  1. Log on by entering your email address and password on the top right hand corner of the website.
  2. If you have forgotten your password, click here.
  3. Select "my xoip"
  4. Select "configure Skype".
  5. Either select an existing number of yours, or choose to add a new number.
  6. If you opted for a new number, you must choose which offered number you would like to use.

Alternatively, you can manually configure a number of yours by editing the number settings.

→ Find out how?
  1. Log on by entering your email address and password on the top right hand corner of the website.
  2. If you have forgotten your password, click here.
  3. Select "my xoip"
  4. Select "my numbers".
  5. Press "edit" on the number you wish to modify.
  6. Select the "To Skype" option on the number.
  7. Enter your Skype account details.
  8. Save your changes.

Give your XOIP number a call. If your Skype rings, it is working. Otherwise continue with step 2.

NB! Configuring your Skype client

You need to ensure that your Skype client allows calls from the XOIP Skype system. One way to do this is to set your Skype client to receive calls from all numbers.

  1. Open your Skype client.
  2. Find your privacy settings.
  3. Select "Allow From Anyone."

If you do not wish to allow calls from anyone, you then need to add the XOIP Skype user.

  1. Open your Skype client.
  2. Select the "+" button to add a Skype user.
  3. Search for user 'xoipskype'
  4. Select and add the user