How To Make Video Conference Calls On Skype Via ‘Meet Now’ Feature

The coronavirus has pushed everyone to try working from home. Video conferencing is a great way to stay on the same page as everyone. Read more to find How To Make Video Conference Calls On Skype Via ‘Meet Now’ Feature

Skype has added a new feature to easily conduct conference video calls. It enables the host to start a group conversation without downloading the app or everybody signing up.

The new ‘Meet Now’ feature will allow you to generate a unique link with just one click. This link can be shared to seamlessly start group calls.

“Meetings have no expiration date so you can create your meetings ahead and join anytime. We will hold your call recordings for up to 30 days and shared media even longer,” Skype stated.

The new feature works on all versions. You can join the meeting on your preferred devices. Let’s help you get started:

How To Make Video Conference Calls On Skype Via ‘Meet Now’ Feature

  • The admin needs to just generate a free unique link
  • Share it with participants
  • Once other users click on the link, it opens up in their browse
  • The call starts immediately
  • That’s it

Note: The generated link never expires. It can be used anytime. The other users don’t need to have Skype installed on their devices either.

All users will be able to access all Skype features like screen sharing, blurring the background before entering the call, and recording/ saving the call for later review.

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With the new ‘Meet Now’ feature, the Microsoft-owned service is looking to compete with apps like Zoom and Houseparty.

Since most countries are currently following lockdown and social distancing measures, video conferencing tools like Zoom have gained huge popularity.

The highlight of the new ‘Meet Now’ feature son Skype is that it doesn’t require all parties to sign up or download Skype.

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