How Can I Know on Skype if Any of My Contacts Are Talking to Someone Else?

Written by alex zang
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When you're on Skype, you may wonder whether one of your contacts is available to chat. Unfortunately, unless she's changed her status to indicate that she's busy or on a call, you won't be able to tell if she's available for a call without actually trying to call her. Once you have initiated your call, you'll know based on what happens to your call whether she's talking to someone else.

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  1. 1

    Log on to Skype.

  2. 2

    Select the contact you want to call.

  3. 3

    Click "Video Call." If you hear a busy signal or you're sent to voice mail, that means the contact is busy talking to someone else and can't take your call.

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