How to Start or Make Skype Echo Free Test Call on Galaxy S20

Skype has a built-in feature that’s mainly designed for audio testing. And it’s called the Echo/Sound Test Service, also known as echo123. If you’re wondering how to activate and use this tool on your new Samsung smartphone, I’ve laid out an easy guide for your reference. Here’s how you start or make Skype Echo Free Test Call on galaxy s20.

The echo123 or Echo Test Service is technically deemed a bot that is programmed to check if the microphone and sound are working properly on Skype.  The tool works by having you call an automated computer service, which then will ask you to perform a series of speaking and listening tests.

Read on for more detailed instructions on how to make use of this audio/video testing feature on your galaxy s20 Skype app.

Easy steps to make Skype Echo Free Test Call on Galaxy S20

Time Needed : 5 minutes

The following steps will help you get started in placing a test call on the Galaxy S20 Skype app using the Echo Free Call feature. You can refer to this walkthrough in case you need to test the call quality you have on Skype. I’ve also provided the screenshots for easier navigation, just in case you find the given instructions somehow onerous. Here’s how you do it.

  1. Open the Skype app on your phone.

    To view the Skype app icon, you will need to swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen.
    The Apps viewer containing various app icons and shortcuts will then be displayed.

    make skype echo free test call galaxy s20 - open skype

  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the Skype app’s main screen then tap the Calls icon.

    Your contacts list will be displayed under People.


    make skype echo free test call galaxy s20b- calls icon

  3. Select Echo/Sound Test Service in this list.

    Tapping on it will launch the Echo/Sound Test Service pop-up menu with options for free Video call and free Call on Skype.

    make skype echo free test call galaxy s20 - echo test call

  4. To place or make a test Video call, tap Video call.

    A test video call will then be initiated. Just follow the voice instructions to complete the test video call then tap the End call icon when done.

    make skype echo free test call galaxy s20 - test video call

  5. To place or make a test Call, tap Call from the Echo/Sound Test Service.

    A test Skype call will then be made to the phone number that’s associated with your Skype account. Just follow the onscreen voice commands to complete the test call.


    make skype echo free test call galaxy s20b- test call

Tools
  • Android 10, One UI 2.0 and later
Materials
  • Galaxy S20

Using Echo/Sound Test Service is deemed imperative in gauging the Skype app’s HD call and regular call quality. This is one of the suggested workarounds when dealing with audio and video problems with Skype. With Echo/Sound test service, you can determine whether or not your microphone is working properly on Skype.

If you have problems using the Echo/Sound test service like it doesn’t work as intended on your phone, review the app’s audio settings and make changes if needed. You can test the microphone and adjust the volume level from this menu, too.

Also ensure that you have configured your device to grant permission or allow Skype to access and use your phone’s microphone.

If you don’t know what to do next, then you can just escalate the problem to the Skype support team for more advanced solutions.

And that covers everything in this tutorial. Please keep posted for more comprehensive tutorials, tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your new Samsung galaxy s20 smartphone. 

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