[Release] Skype for PS Vita (Working!)

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  1. YugiSenpai
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    Works on Firmware 3.60-3.63!
    Does not work on Firmware 3.65!

    (PS: Only accounts with skype names can log in, not Microsoft Accounts)

    You need 3 things:
    psvimgtools - https://github.com/SilicaAndPina/psvimgtools-frontend/releases
    Skype - https://mega.nz/#!e0FT1BQY!hSbNlqR9-psF8l6OZe-m7nEVJ8C3WulFVU7blKAdK9E
    QCMA - https://codestation.github.io/qcma/

    Steps:
    1. Run QCMA and finish setting it up

    2. Extract SKYPE.zip to <QCMA Backups Folder>/EXTRACTED/APP (create EXTRACTED/APP if you don't have it)

    3. Open psvingtools-frontend and go to Backup Manager > Sign And Pack > Playstation Vita > Your Account > Skype

    4.Close out of psvingtools and Connect your PS Vita to your computer

    5.Open up Content Manager on your PS Vita

    6.Press Copy Content > PC to PS Vita System > Applications > PS Vita > Skype

    7.Press Copy

    Congratulations, you now have skype on your PS Vita!
     
    Last edited by YugiSenpai, May 23, 2017
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    WHY ISNT ANYONE AMAZED? this is like the only skype that works and you can call and stuff ;-;
     
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    i'd rather use my computer or phone to skype if needed. But im sure some will find this guide helpful. Thank you.
     
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    won't lie this is pretty sweet but i switched to facebook chat and discord. would be good though if i needed to make a business chat
     
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    thanks for the appreciation guys!:D
     
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    How do I move this to the tutorial place? I forgot that there was a tutorial place.
    Should I just post it again on the tutorial place?
     
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    Just report this thread's first post, asking for it to be moved to the tutorial section, and a mod will take care of it.

    Nice to see Skype for Vita got resurrected nevertheless! :) (albeit I use Discord for my method of general contact nowadays...)
     
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    Not that sony treated skype for psp or vita well is no offense to the tutorial maker, just is not a popular use of skype compared to smartphones, tablets or a pc, is more like desperate use of skype. It only has video and call and bad quality, is bear minimum of what it can do, compared to the psp skype nothing has changed except now you don't have to buy microphone accessory. :P

    Not that people aren't amazed is just not many people cared about skype on vita. But kudos for the helpful tutorial, may it be useful to someone. :)
     
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    Well done on this )
     
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  10. YugiSenpai
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    Thanks!

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    It could be useful if you need to call but don't have a phone, with wifi of course.
    The quality of both the camera and voice is fine(I've tried it).
     
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    Oh wow! I was going to look into this myself! But looks like I don't have to now! I had the package ready as a vpk but signing it would just make it even better!
     
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    Wow, you got it working. Great work ^.^
     
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    thanks man!
     
  14. kingraa777

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    can this be compiled as a vpk ??
     
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    @Biff627 mentioned that he had the package ready as a VPK, you can ask him about it.
     
  16. kingraa777

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    cool thanks :)
     
  17. NicholasCullihal

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    i just tried this on my canadian 3.65 vita and it doesn't launch. the errorcode that comes out is not even listed in error history... maybe they patched it?
    @YugiSenpai
     
  18. YugiSenpai
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    thanks, I needed someone to test on 3.65
     
  19. kingraa777

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    i would only expect this to work on a henkaku enabled vita anyway .
     
  20. YugiSenpai
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    Too bad it works on 3.63 ha. ha. ha.
     
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