COVID-19 has led to global lockdowns, and everyone is supposed to stay home to fight this lethal infectious disease. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, most of the companies are giving work from home to their employees. As per the reports, the usage of Skype video calls increased by 70 per cent. Microsoft-owns this video calling app Skype and has introduced new features keeping the work-from-home culture in mind. Skype has upgraded its game by adding a Meet Now feature. Within no time, it has become one of the most prominent features that work by just accessing a link.
This new update will allow the user to make a video call without having a Skype account. The best part of this new feature is that there is no need to re-send the link to have video calls again because the link does not expire the user can save the link and can be used anytime whenever the users wish to.
According to Skype’s official blog, which read, “Generate your free unique link with one click, share it with participants and enjoy unlimited meetings with Skype. Full set of features at your disposal. Your meeting link does not expire and can be used anytime,”
Here are some steps that will help you to generate the link for a Skype account and to access the Meet Now feature.
You can generate a link in just one click.The link can be exchanged with anyone who wishes to access the call regardless of who has a Skype account. It is pretty much same as the link sharing on Whatsapp in order to join the group.
Now, this link can be used to join video calls without having an account on Skype. Everyone already loves this feature.
Apart from this, Skype has also introduced another new feature of recording calls. Like many other call recording apps, one can review the previous conversations easily and so this new feature has come in handy when people are working from home and want to check the instructions that are given during the calls. The recorded conversations and call recordings do not expire for 30 days.
In addition to this, Skype has also updated with a new Blurring background feature. It is one such feature that will allow its users to blur their background while having video calls. Not only this, but an option of sharing screens has also been updated in order to share presentations or documents making work easier.