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How do I make a phone call in Skype for Business? (Android)

The Skype for Business app allows you to make and receive phone calls from your Deakin phone number on your Android tablet or smartphone.

To dial an internal contact by name

  1. Open the Skype for Business app.
     
  2. Tap the Search icon. 
     
  3. Type the person's name or extension number in the Search box.
  4. Tap the contact you want to call.
  5. Tap the Call icon.
  6. Tap the End Call icon to end the call.

 

To dial an external contact by number

  1. Open the Skype for Business app.
     
  2. Tap the Dialpad icon at the top right of the screen.

    keypad
  3. Enter the number using the keypad:
    • For local calls, enter the number, no leading zero required (e.g., 51234567)
    • For mobile calls, enter the mobile number, (e.g., 0412345678)|
    • For national calls, enter the area code and number, (e.g., 0291234567)
    • For international calls, enter the full country code and area code before the number (+25433678865)
       
  4. Tap the Call button to call.

    tap the call button
  5. Tap the End Call icon to end the call.
     

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