Skype, the Microsoft-owned video calling service, has quietly announced that it will no longer offer an app for smart TVs starting in June.
The app was pre-loaded on some sets — such as those from Samsung and LG — and available to download on many others, including models from Sony, Panasonic and Sharp.
Can I install Skype on Smart TV?
You can have Skype on your TV, but you cannot download Skype for your TV. You need to buy an HD TV that has Skype embedded.
Can I Skype on my TV?
If you already have a PC, you can always plug it into your TV via an HDMI port and use Skype or another video-chat system. However, you could either use a wireless keyboard to control a distant PC, or use a Google Chromecast or a Roku streaming stick or similar device to “cast” the screen to the TV set.
Can you add apps to smart TV?
How to add an App to your VIZIO Smart TV. In order to add an App, or application, to your TV’s VIA or VIA+ dock press the VIA button on your remote and scroll until you find the Yahoo Connected Store (for VIA TV’s) or the App Store (for VIA+ TV’s). Once there, press the “OK” button to select the store.
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