Skype and 044

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Skype and 044

Postby bob selby » Mon Jun 02, 2014 3:23 am

My wife has been using Skype for a while now without problems - and my daughter can call her from her laptop OK.

However, when my daughter tries to call her from her Andriod phone the call fails :-(

Does the Android version use an alternative set of ports that need to be opened ??

Any tips welcome as I'm getting earache from the two of them.

TIA
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Re: Skype and 044

Postby Lightning » Mon Jun 02, 2014 10:40 am

Outgoing calls will always work with Skype for FREESCO, however you must configure port forwarding and choose an incoming port before you will be able to receive a call. I do not think it really matters what the client is using. I am referencing this article https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA148/ ... ws-desktop

I do NOT recommend using a really high port as FREESCO uses them for NAT. But a TCP port above 1040 and below 48711 will work fine.
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