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Set Up Call Forwarding on Skype

This quick tip will walk you through the steps to enable call forwarding in Skype. In doing so, Skype will gain the ability to forward incoming calls to a landline, mobile phone number, or to another Skype account when you are away from your PC.

How To Forward Calls with Skype

Open Skype and click on Tools > Options. Go to the Calls section > Call forwarding > Call forwarding options:

Tick the Forward my calls to: checkbox and then enter Skype name or phone number to which you'd like to forward your calls:

By default, unattended calls will be forwarded after a 15 second delay. You can adjust this delay by changing the value (in seconds) for Forward calls if I do not answer within [ ] seconds.

You can add additional phone numbers or Skype accounts to handle forwarded calls by clicking on Add more phone numbers:

Once everything is set up, click on Save to apply your new settings.

N.B. Call forwarding made to another Skype account is free. But if you'd like to enable this feature over a mobile or landline network, you'll need to recharge your Skype Credits.

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