How to Make a Skype Test Call

What to Know Log in to Skype and select the Contacts tab, then choose Echo/Test Sound Service. Start the call and speak into the mic after the beep. If you don't hear your own recording, there could be an issue with your microphone or settings. Echo/Sound Test also checks your connection.

If you are new to Skype and want to ensure that your audio and video settings are configured correctly before making a call, then making a test call is a good idea. In this tutorial, we will show you how to make a free test call in Skype.

Firstly, you need to log in to your Skype account. Double-click the Skype icon or click on the Skype icon in the hidden icons tab. If you are not signed in yet, please sign in now.

Once you are signed in, click on the three dots “More” button and then click “Settings”. In the settings menu, look for “Calling or Audio and Video”. Click on “Make a free test call”.

A voice prompt will welcome you to the Skype Call Testing Service and ask you to record a message. Record a brief message and then wait for the playback.

If you can hear your own voice during the playback, then you have configured Skype correctly. If you cannot hear your own voice, then something might be wrong with your audio recording settings. Please check your microphone and microphone settings or visit for more help.

That’s it! You have successfully made a test call in Skype. We hope you found this tutorial helpful. If you have any further questions, please leave a comment below.


How to do a test call on Skype for Business?
Skype for Business Video Transcript On any of these tabs in Skype for Business, click on the Audio Device Icon in the bottom left corner. Scroll down and choose Check Call Quality. A window will open for the test call. Follow the audio prompts to complete the call and see how you sound.
How do I test Skype video on Windows 10?
To check your camera on Skype for Windows 10 UWP, hover your mouse and select your profile photo >, Go to Settings >, select Test video. On the classic Skype app, on Windows desktop: Select Tools >, Options >, Video Settings. If you see video, your camera is working and ready to use.
How can I test Skype video call on Android?
The Skype app does not have a built in video test, but you can use you devices Camera app to preview how you will look by setting the camera to self-facing. Alternatively you can call yourself with another device to check the video quality.