Skype is an online messaging and video calling app of Microsoft. It works seamlessly on smartphones, PC, laptops, tablets. The app can share photos, videos, emojis, stickers, voice messages, GIFs in the chat. In addition, it provides high-quality video and voice calls for uninterrupted conversation. Skype Video calls can have up to 24 members on a video screen, and you can connect the video call to the Apple TV for HD streaming. Let’s look into the steps to watch Skype video calls on Apple TV.
Skype has a live recording facility for both video & voice calls and it is useful for online meetings, classes, and review meetings. It offers live subtitles for the video calls. Skype has a screen sharing option to display the ppt, videos for presentations, talks, lectures. It has private conversations to hide the chats with end-to-end encryption. You can also make calls to cellular or landline numbers through this app.
Access Skype on Apple TV
Skype is currently unavailable in the App Store for Apple TV. But, you can stream the Skype video calls on the TV through Screen mirroring from other devices. It can be done using the iOS device as well as Mac.
Before proceeding further, you have to turn on AirPlay on the Apple TV. Go to Settings on the Apple TV and select the AirPlay feature to activate it.
On iOS Device
(1). Connect the Apple TV and iOS device to the common Wi-Fi connection.
(2). Open the App Store and search for Skype app on the iOS device.
(3). Download and install the Skype App on the device.
(4). Launch the Skype app and sign in to your Skype account.
(5). Open the Control center and tap the Screen Mirroring option.
(6). Choose the Apple TV and enter the AirPlay Code to connect the screen.
(7). Connect to the Skype call and view them on the Apple TV.
You can download the Skype app for Mac or directly access the Skype website on any browser. First, make sure that the Mac and the Apple TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
(1). Launch the Mac and open the Google Chrome browser.
(2). Visit the Skype website and click the Sign In menu at the top.
(3). Enter the Skype account credentials for sign-in.
(4). Tap the AirPlay icon in the menu bar and connect to the Apple TV.
(5). Initiate the Skype Call to stream the video screen on the Apple TV.
Thus, we have seen the procedure to watch Skype calls on the Apple TV. Skype is a great medium to connect people on HD video call irrespective of their location. Moreover, you can able to view the entire family on the TV screen through Skype video calls.
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