How to Make Skype Calls in Outlook.com: Microsoft launched outlook.com last year. Microsoft made the service much better by adding the Skype to outlook.com. You can make calls right from your inbox. To use Skype for outlook.com you need to install a plugin for your browser. After you download the Skype plugin, simply connect Skype to Outlook.com using your Microsoft account.
Once you have connected with your Skype account, you can make and receive calls in your inbox without leaving your inbox. If you already have a Skype account it will be asked to link Skype and Outlook.com in a few simple steps. To make a call, just click on the Skype audio or video call buttons in your IM conversation. To start a call while reading an email from a friend on Outlook.com, move your mouse over the friend’s picture and click on the Skype audio or video call buttons that appear above contact details. For more on Skype for Outlook.com, watch the video, below.