Skype calling and Pandora Premium arrive on Alexa gadgets

Skype calling and Pandora Premium arrive on Alexa gadgets

"Use Alexa-enabled devices like the Echo Dot to make hands-free Skype voice calls wherever Alexa and Skype are available or place high-fidelity Skype video calls from the Echo Show and Echo Spot directly to Skype on computers and mobile devices", states the Microsoft Skype blog post. Additionally, video calling support for Skype is coming to Amazon's Echo Show, the company's speaker that also sports a display.

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"With Skype and Alexa, you can now connect with your friends and family around the world completely hands-free". To start using the services, the user needs to link Skype with their Alexa account and then follow the instructions mentioned below.

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Users will be able to make phone calls by simply saying, "Alexa, call dad".

Amazon is discounting a number of Echo devices today, this includes some of Amazon's latest Echo devices that was announced a year ago. You can pick up all of these Echo products using the links below. Skype is also proving 200 free minutes of Skype to Phone calling to 34 different countries on certain conditions, on the occasion of making Skype calling available with Alexa.

Skype calling on Alexa has first reached the US, Britain, Ireland, Canada, India, Australia and New Zealand, with support for other countries rolling out soon. It has been recommended that users should be on Skype version 8.34 or later. Comment in the section below and stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more updates.

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