How to Install Skype on Windows 11

Installing Skype on your Windows 11 computer is a simple process. Follow these steps to download and install the application:

Step 1: Open Microsoft Edge

  1. Click on the Start menu (Windows icon) at the bottom-left corner of your screen.
  2. Type "Microsoft Edge" in the search bar.
  3. Click on Microsoft Edge to open the browser.

Step 2: Go to the Skype Download Page

  1. In Microsoft Edge, go to the address bar at the top of the browser window.
  2. Type and press Enter.

Step 3: Download Skype for Windows

  1. Once you are on the Skype download page, click on the Get Skype for Windows button.
  2. The download will start automatically. If prompted, click Save to save the installation file to your computer.

Step 4: Run the Installer

  1. Once the download is complete, click on the Skype-Setup.exe file at the bottom of the Microsoft Edge browser window. If you don’t see it, you can find it in your Downloads folder.
  2. If a User Account Control prompt appears asking if you want to allow this app to make changes to your device, click Yes.

Step 5: Install Skype

  1. The Skype installer will open. Click Install to begin the installation process.
  2. The installation process will begin. This may take a few minutes.
  3. Once the installation is complete, Skype will open automatically.

Step 6: Sign In or Create an Account

  1. If you already have a Skype account, you can sign in by entering your username and password.
  2. If you do not have a Skype account, click on Create account and follow the prompts to set up a new account.


You have successfully installed Skype on your Windows 11 computer. You can now start using Skype for video calls, voice calls, messaging, and more.