How to Knock on Skype

Written by diana braun
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Skype allows family and friends around the world the opportunity to voice and video conference over an Internet connection. Users can sign up for free and text, voice and video chat in real-time. The program comes with default sounds that play when certain events occur such as friends or family signing in, a new message has been received or a new call has been received. One of the default sounds includes a knock. The knock sound can be changed to play for any event on Skype.

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  1. 1

    Launch Skype. Click the "Start" button in the lower-left of your screen. Click "All Programs" and then click "Skype." The Skype Sign-in window launches.

  2. 2

    Enter your username and password and click "Sign In."

  3. 3

    Click the "Personalize" button under your name in the Skype application window and click "Change Sounds."

  4. 4

    Check the box of the event you wish to make a knocking sound under "Select which events play a sound."

  5. 5

    Click the drop-down under "Choose which sound to play" and select "Skype knocking sound."

  6. 6

    Click "Save" at the bottom of the window to save the changes. The next time you perform the event choose in step four, a knocking sound will occur.

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