Using Outlook With Skype
You might be using a chat messenger like Skype as well as the Outlook email client. With many of your contacts and other useful information stored in these two applications, it will be much easier if you can integrate the two and synchronise all the contact information stored in them. There are Microsoft Outlook tools you can use to achieve this.
Integrating Skype messenger with Outlook
The latest MS Outlook and Skype versions are designed by Microsoft in such a way that integration between these two applications happens automatically. So, the contacts you have stored in the Skype messenger will be automatically synchronised with the Outlook email client app. This feature is present in the latest Skype Messenger versions and you can synchronise it easily with all the latest Outlook versions from 2010 onwards.
But, if you are using any of the older versions of Outlook or Skype, then you have to use some third party Microsoft Outlook tools to facilitate the integration between these two applications. There are plenty of such software tools available online.
One of the most effective tools available for Skype integration with Outlook is SkyLook. This tool essentially embeds the Skype Messenger into the Outlook version you are using. So, you will be able to access the Skype Messenger functions from the mail client itself. However, there is a catch. This tool comes with a very expensive price tag, close to 100 dollars. There is no freeware version available. You can use the trial version for about 14 days.
This is a very simple application that adds a toolbar for the Skype Messenger in your Outlook mail client. Compared to the expensive SkyLook tool, this one comes with a very affordable price tag of just 15 dollars. But, you are going to get only the essential Skype functions by using this tool.
VoIP Phone Buddy for Skype
Get Support For Outlook
This is yet another cheap option available for integrating Skype with the Outlook email client. Available for just 20 dollars, this application allows you to integrate Skype with any Windows application you are running in the OS, not just the Outlook email client. So, this tool is certainly worth the price.
Skype Email Toolbar for Outlook Express
This is a freeware tool designed to integrate Skype with the Outlook Express mail client. This toolbar will indicate to you whenever any of your Skype contacts comes online so that you can start a chat session with them.
These are just some of the tools available for Skype-Outlook integration. For any further information on the same, you may get in touch with our technical support team.
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