Skype Not Working? Is the Service Down or are You Having Connection Issues?
Skype allows the world to communicate. Millions of individuals and businesses use Skype to make video and voice calls, send messages and share files. It’s a great app, when it works, but when it’s wonky, your calls drop or video freezes and be it for pleasure or business – either is going to be an issue! First make sure Skype isn’t down.
There is an easy fix for Skype not working, disconnecting or freezing. Keep reading and we will shed more light on the causes and how to fix this!
What Causes Skype Not Working Issues?
Before we go any further you should check these 7 Skype settings as suggested by Make Use Of. If those suggestions didn’t help, you should know that Skype video (and even audio) calls are extremely bandwidth-hungry. They demand a lot from your Internet connection to work properly. So, when determining why Skype isn’t working, you should look at your Internet connection. It might be that your Internet connection is too slow and doesn’t have enough bandwidth for a VoIP HD video call. Your connection could be spotty and experiencing a lot of “packets loss.” Both of these issues are amplified when you are on the move. Since mobile devices can not easily transition between different Wi-Fi networks or cell towers without interrupting apps and dropping Internet VoIP calls, such as the ones on Skype.
By default mobile devices are designed to only use one Internet connection at a time. Same goes for laptops and desktops – one connection at a time. Wouldn’t it be nice if you were able to use both Wi-Fi and mobile data for speed and reliability?
Improve Your Connection and Forget About Skype Not Working
Speedify is a secure no-log VPN for mobility service that changes the way your mobile device connects to the Internet. Instead of just using one connection, Speedify allows your mobile device to connect over both Wi-Fi and mobile data simultaneously. This instantly increases your connection bandwidth and reliability, and if Skype not working was caused by your connection – the issue is gone. With two connections at the same time, you will always have the best video quality on calls and won’t have to worry about calls dropping.
Speedify also monitors the quality of your Internet connections. When it detects that a signal is weak or that the network is too slow, it will automatically and seamlessly reroute the data through the other working connection. Best of all, when the other connection is back online and reliable, it begins using it again – automatically and in the background. No more Skype not working issues!
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Speedify can bond any combination of 2 or more Internet connections and will intelligently distribute your online traffic between them for optimal performance.
In the majority of cases, Speedify will automatically detect and start using any Internet connections available to your device - but if you need help we have quick start guides available for most common set ups.
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Speedify Fast Bonding VPN = Faster and More Reliable Internet
In addition to delivering a faster Internet experience to your mobile device, Speedify uses cutting-edge technology to quickly encrypt all the data sent to and from your device. Speedify keeps you safe from compromised Wi-Fi networks, snooping ISPs, and other threats. It is also smart enough to send as much data as possible through Wi-Fi instead of the more expensive mobile cellular connections – saving you from potential overage fees from your carrier! Plus – you’ll have the peace of mind that your company’s sensitive data will not get into the wrong hands when delivering presentations.
Skype calls can be tricky, to say the least, when you’re on the move or don’t have the “brightest” Internet connection. But Speedify has your back. Get started with Speedify now for FREE – no strings attached no email sign-up necessary!