Create Skype Account on HTC One M8

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to create a Skype account on an HTC One M8.

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Steps

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    To begin, we should press down on the Power button located on the top of the phone.
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    Then swipe the lock screen up to get to the home screen.
    At the bottom there are several icons, and it is one of these icons that we need to access in order to open up the "Applications" folder.
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    To do that, we can use the icon located at the bottom of the home screen and in the middle.
    It is a grid made up of white dots.
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    Press down on this icon, and that will open up the "Apps" folder.
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    We now need to find the "Skype" icon.
    It is a white "S" on a blue bubble. It says "Skype" underneath.
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    Press down on the "Skype" icon, and it will open the "Skype" application.
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    Once the application is loaded, we will see a bar at the bottom that says "Create account".
    Press down on that section.
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    On the "Terms of Use" page, it gives us a bit of information that says, "Skype is not a replacement for your traditional telephone service and cannot be used for emergency calling."
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    At the bottom of the screen is an option with a check box on the left.
    This says, "Tell me about new Skype offers and features." If we don't want to receive these offers and features, press down on the box until the check disappears. If we do want to receive them, leave the check.
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    Now, we'll press down on the word "Continue" in the darker blue bar.
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    This will bring up a form for us to fill out.
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    Press down on a section, and a keyboard will appear.
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    We'll type in our name on the top line.
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    The second line is "Skype Name".
    Press down on that.
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    Now, let's type in our Skype name.
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    Press down on the "Password" line to enter a password.
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    Use a finger to scroll down on the screen to get to the section where it says "Repeat password".
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    Then we'll type the same password in again.
    Make sure it's exactly the same.
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    The last line is the email address we'll want to include.
    Type in an email address.
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    Once the form is complete, press down on the blue circle with the arrow inside.
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    If the form does not submit, there might be a problem, such as this one with our passcode.
    There is a small dark blue circle with an exclamation mark. That means there's a problem with the password.
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    If we press down on the exclamation mark, and we can see it says, "Password must contain at least 1 letter and 1 number".
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    We'll add a number "9" to our password.
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    Be sure to do that on the Repeat Password line as well.
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    Then we can press down on the blue circle with the white arrow at the bottom of the form.
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    It says, "Creating account".
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    A "Skype Name" screen appears.
    It says "Hmm...The Skype name you've entered is already taken. Select a suggestion below or go back to enter a new one."
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    We can go back using the white arrow at the top left-hand corner of the screen to choose a completely different Skype name.
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    Alternatively, we can choose one of the suggested names, which is the original name we had, followed by some numbers.
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    We're going to choose the second option.
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    Press down on the name to select it, and it will change the name for us.
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    We can also change it manually by pressing down on the name until the keyboard appears.
    Then we can edit it if we want.
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    If we're happy, we can press down again on the blue circle icon with a white arrow at the bottom.
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    Now, it's going to create the account for us.
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    Next, the screen says, "Checking your account..." It may take a couple of seconds for it to load.
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    Now, it's going to ask us to "Add your friends to Skype".
    "We can check your address book for people you know on Skype. You'll be able to call and chat with them for free on Skype. Learn more."
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    To add someone, press down on "Add friends" in the blue bar at the bottom.
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    We can add our phone number, and then it will verify our number, as it says.
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    Press down on the section where it says, "Add phone number".
    That will allow the keypad to appear.
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    Type in the phone number, and make sure it is correct.
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    Once we've done that, we can press down on the blue circle with the white arrow to proceed.
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    It says, "Verifying your number..."
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    Then a screen appears that states, "We sent you a code via SMS.
    Just enter it below."
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    Swipe down from the top of the screen to bring down the Notification panel.
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    This will show us the SMS message with the verification code from Skype.
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    That code has also been entered already on the line in Skype.
    We can check to be sure it is the same number by looking at the SMS message. It is the same number, and it has been entered for us.
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    Therefore, we can press down on the blue circle with the white arrow again.
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    Now, we can see a big high-five emoticon, and it says "Verified".
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    Now, it is going to search Skype.
    If it finds anyone we know, it is going to add them to our contacts list.
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    We are now in the Skype application, and we have successfully created a Skype account.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to create a Skype account on an HTC One M8.
    If you have questions, comments or queries regarding this video, then please leave them in the comment section below, and we shall answer them for you. Thank you for watching and goodbye.
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