5 Tips to Improve the Quality of your Skype Calls - Flatimes

Sunday, 8 May 2016

5 Tips to Improve the Quality of your Skype Calls

Skype is fast becoming an integral part of a business. Users can make free and cheap calls as far as they are both registered on Skype. Besides business, it is bridging the gap between couples who are in long distance relationship. If you are heavily reliant on Skype, the quality of your Skype calls must be top notch. Jovago, Africa's No 1 hotel booking portal shares 5 tips to improve the quality of Skype calls.

Internet connection

The quality of your Skype is largely influenced by your internet connection. The better your network, the better your calls and vice versa. If you cannot use the voice call function due to network, you can revert to sending instant messaging.

Pause all downloads

To enjoy your Skype calls, it is advisable to temporarily suspend all downloads because it can disrupt your calls. It is better for your internet connection to be focused on the call rather than being shared with music, video or picture you are downloading. So, whenever you are making a Skype call, pause all your downloads.

Check your volume setting

aside from making calls in a quiet environment, it is also important to check your volume setting to make such it is working properly. In addition  to this, you should ensure that your microphone is working. If the sound is not poor, your voice call on Skype will be traumatic.

Use a good headset

You can use any earphone for skyping. However, with a very good headset, there will be no problem with hearing your callers. Whichever headset you choose must be sound proofed.

Wired connection

Wireless connection can be unstable or unreliable sometimes. It can disappoint you when you need it most. But, if you have access to a wired connection, it is worthwhile to stick with that. There will be no question of disruption from other wireless devices like phone, watch, camera, laptop and other digital gadgets if you use a wired connection.

By Ogunfowoke Adeniyi, Travel/Technology Writer

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