Skype is one of the oldest means of communication service to chat over video calls. It is based on the phone number, and the users can call mobiles and landlines from anywhere in the world at low calling rates. Skype is all about HD quality video calls to reach your friends or family in no time. Skype on Android TV supports one-on-one and group video calling with up to 24 participants at the same time.

Besides video calls, Skype users can share messages privately or to the group. You can even share media files like photos, videos, voice calls, etc. Choose from lots of emoticons to express yourself in the chat. In addition to this, the Skype Android TV apk users may also share Giphy or pictures. With the live subtitle support, you can easily read the words spoken and their translation during the video or audio call.

How to Install Skype for Android TV

Although Skype is available for Android smartphones, it isn’t available for Android smart TV. But the section below will let you know how to use Skype on Android TV Box through sideloading.

Click on the link to sideload Skype on Android smart TV.


Tip 1: If you have Skype on the smartphone, then you shall enable the Cast Screen feature to mirror your mobile screen to a compatible Android TV. With this, your phone will be the source device to make calls while the Android TV will be a larger screen from where you can view your caller.

Tip 2: Also, you can get a Mobile High Definition Link (MHL) connectivity cable to mirror your phone to TV. If your Android TV doesn’t support screen mirroring, then an MHL cable will be useful.

Tip 3: With Skype on PC, you will be able to experience video calls on Android TV in high quality. Make sure you have the HDMI cable to mirror desktop screen to the smart TV. You need to choose a duplicate screen or extend the display on the configuration settings. With this, you shall enjoy video calling over Skype on the bigger screen.

Skype for Android TV Alternatives

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To Conclude

Skype supports call recording feature, and so you can capture or record important moments.

Hope you have got useful information about Skype for Android TV/Box in brief. In case of any issues or queries, ask us using the comments section.