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How do I connect to Skype as a web service in Canvas as an instructor?

How do I connect to Skype as a web service in Canvas as an instructor?

Here you will learn how to connect to the Skype web service in Canvas. This integration allows you to send friend requests to other users in your course who have also connected to Skype. It will not allow you to use Skype directly in Canvas.

Open User Settings

Open User Settings

In Global Navigation, click the Account link [1], then click the Settings link [2].

Register Skype

Register Skype

In the Other Services section, click the Skype button.

Log in to Skype

Log in to Skype

Enter your Skype name in the Skype name field [1]. Click the Save Skype Name button [2].

Skype will now appear under the Registered Services heading in your Canvas settings.

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