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General Skype Mo a No Go?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by andyandroid81891, May 12, 2010.

  1. andyandroid81891

    andyandroid81891 Well-Known Member
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    Overtime I open Skype it tells me that it can only be used on VZW in the US. It redirects me to a webpage and that's all i get. Tried uninstall and reinstall. Am I missing something?
     

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  2. jfunk

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    Perhaps an obvious question, but what is your timezone set to?
     
  3. andyandroid81891

    andyandroid81891 Well-Known Member
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    Set to network automatic.
     
  4. mouse2146

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    I'm getting the same message as the op. What does the time zone have to do with anything??????

    <--new android user, winmo convert.
     
  5. wildland

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    I found skype to be worthless... apparently vzw has it locked down so that it only functions over 3g, and the only reason I can imagine using it (since I really never make international calls) would be to call over wifi when I didn't have voice service (which means I probably don't have data either...). I find it's aggressively disabling wifi (when that's my only data connection available) to be basically malware-like... Worthless app. I uninstalled it.
     
  6. klownin5643

    klownin5643 Well-Known Member
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    i uninstalled today also. what pissed me off is that i spent the time creating an account and all that jazz. only to uninstall it less than 24 hours later cause its simply useless.
     

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