A woman wearing a HoloLens Skypes with a friend. She can see his screen sketches as holograms blended with real objects in her environment.
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Skype

Connect with friends, family, and colleagues using Skype for HoloLens. They can see what you see and place holograms into your world.

Woman wearing HoloLens speaks to family in a holographic Skype window with controls visible

Brings us together

Share moments with friends, family, and colleagues who are using Skype on other devices, and create new memories together.

Woman wearing HoloLens speaking to relatives in a holographic Skype window while trying out hologrpahic paintings on the wall of the room she's in

Interact in my space

Collaborate with others, and make decisions more effectively, using Skype to draw and place images in your space.

Woman wearing HoloLens consults with her dad in a holographic Skype window on how to put together an electrical outlet she has taken apart

Heads up, hands free

Get instruction without distraction. Keep your hands free to work on real-world projects while you get help from a friend or colleague.


Developer highlights

Here are some insights into the development of this app for Microsoft HoloLens that will help as you start creating your own.

Microsoft HoloLens: Skype


  • A still image of the Skype Calling video with play icon

    00:19 | Calling

  • 00:13 | Video Feed

  • 00:16 | Ink Mode

  • 00:13 | Arrow Mode

  • 00:29 | Photos

  • 00:10 | Erase All

  • 00:16 | Undo

  • 00:21 | Voice Commands

Man drawing virtual notes on top of several lampshades on a tablet screen

Don't have HoloLens?

You can use Skype on any device to call a friend who's using Skype for HoloLens, but you'll need to use Skype for Windows to draw holograms and place images in their world.

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We have answers to common questions about using Skype for HoloLens and using Skype for Windows to call a HoloLens user.

Developed for mixed reality

See how the first apps developed for HoloLens apps showcase the promise of mixed reality.


Start building mixed reality apps for HoloLens today

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