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How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Posted April 8, 2009 at 11:24pm by iClarified
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These are instructions on how enable use of Skype over 3G. By default you are only able to use Skype over Wi-Fi.

In order to follow these instructions you must have jailbroken iPhone. You can find instructions on how to jailbreak your iPhone here: Windows, Mac

Step One
Download and install Skype from the App Store. You can do this from iTunes or from your iPhone.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G


Step Two
Press to launch Cydia from your SpringBoard.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Three
Press to select the Sections tab at the bottom of the screen.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Four
Press to select the System section
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Five
Press to select Mobile Substrate from the list of packages.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Six
If you have Mobile Substrate installed make sure that it is version number 0.9.2805-1 or higher. If the version number is lower then you must upgrade to the latest version by pressing the Upgrade button at the top right of the screen.

If you do not have Mobile Substrate installed then press the Install button at the top right of the screen.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Seven
Press the Confirm button to begin installation.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Eight
Once installation has completed successfully press the large Reload SpringBoard button.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Nine
Once the SpringBoard has been reloaded press to launch Cydia again.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Ten
Press to select the Sections tab at the bottom of the screen.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Eleven
Press to select the System section
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Twelve
Press to select VoIPOver3G from the list of Packages.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Thirteen
Press the Install button at the top right of the screen.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Fourteen
Press the Confirm button to being installation.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Fifteen
Once installation has completed successfully press the large Return to Cydia button.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Sixteen
Press the Home button then press to launch Skype from your SpringBoard.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Seventeen
Select a contact to call from the Contacts tab
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Eighteen
Press the Call button to call your contact.
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G

Step Nineteen
Notice that now the call is completed over the 3G network!
How to Enable Skype Calls Over 3G



IMPORTANT NOTES:
There are some applications that do not work properly with Skype and could cause crashes while attempting to use the application. You may need to uninstall one or all of these applications until they are updated to work well with Skype.
* IntelliScreen
* mAdvLock
* mCoolPhone
* MobileHook
* MobileLog/iLog
* Rock Extensions
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Dan   Todström
Dan Todström - September 26, 2010 at 4:15pm
nmkgv ,,.
mudassiramir
mudassiramir - May 4, 2010 at 8:47am
hi guys ... im facing a problem right now .... i cant seem to find mobile substrate on cydia ... i dont know why ... !! is there a repository i need to add before it appears in the library ... ?! but i tried using it through 3G Unrestrictor. it signs into skype and signs me out automatically within 15-20 seconds... .!! i am using a 3G with version 3.0 please advise .....
DanTodström
DanTodström - September 26, 2010 at 4:10pm
Instalera steg 3
Jennifer Lozano Hurtado
Jennifer Lozano Hurtado - March 30, 2010 at 9:05am
It worked!!!! thank you!!!!
david louis
david louis - February 15, 2010 at 3:58pm
i there you should offer the services we ship you our phone and you do it. thnaks
zhang ming
zhang ming - December 1, 2009 at 5:10am
Hi, I just installed it and it woked just like that. Fantasitic!! Thank you, DEV team, Good job!!
UV
UV - November 7, 2009 at 3:52pm
Hello, I hv got iphone 3gs, 3.1. did install mob. substrate & also voip over 3g but dosent work. also mob. substrate is not on cydia. u needto manually search fr it. fr some reason i hv uninstalled everything (skype, voip...,mob substrate) & reinstalled but nothing. hv also noticed that mob substrate does not uninstall. it still shows up. initially the thing worked, after which i installed winterboard & vwallpaper & after that the skype thing has gone downhilll..... HELP!!!!
David
David - November 16, 2009 at 6:52pm
Use 3G unrestrictor or My3G instead
Iphone user
Iphone user - November 2, 2009 at 1:01pm
Skype connects on my jailbroken 3GS with Tmobile's Edge internet. BUT when I place a call, the other party does not hear me and always disconnects after couple seconds. Is there a way to resolve this issue? Thanks!
Fernando
Fernando - November 6, 2009 at 2:37pm
I think skype will only work fine with 3G, not edge.
ihab
ihab - October 25, 2009 at 9:54am
Worked...just like a dream. thanks a million
HasH
HasH - September 22, 2009 at 12:50pm
Hey i have the new 3gs, jailbroken with 3.0.1..Cydia does not have MOBILE SUBSTRATE in systems, what should i do?move on to the next step or canx??plus its not dialing out of area, its jus dialing local numbers from my contacts list...
maz
maz - October 1, 2009 at 3:56am
what u mean "Cydia does not have MOBILE SUBSTRATE in system?"?
yasmuhammedh
yasmuhammedh - August 26, 2009 at 9:19pm
Guys my battery started drain out very quickly installing soft. Is abyone know whether this soft has anything to do with ma problem.. Btw I should tell my thanks to the team for this wonderful application.. Work cool..
Os
Os - November 9, 2009 at 4:31am
its mostly because of th app installing
JaTT
JaTT - August 21, 2009 at 2:45am
WHy does it say that I need Skype Credit to make a call?? I installed everything properly but am I missing nethingg?
maz
maz - August 21, 2009 at 7:15am
all calls cost money dude! it´s just skype to skype as is free.
jaTT
jaTT - August 21, 2009 at 2:11pm
LOL.then y we had to go thorugh all this installation processes,we could just dload skype app on iphone and start using it with wifi!!!
maz
maz - August 21, 2009 at 11:23pm
sure u could. BUT the u stock'd to wifi man. NOT able use edge. Up 2 u. Good luck! Smarty. ;)
3G 3.0 now
3G 3.0 now - June 26, 2009 at 12:54am
How does this work now with the 3.0 update? I can find Mob. Sub. Please fill me in, anyone.
LarryLP
LarryLP - July 18, 2009 at 1:59am
Has anyone got this to work on a jailbroken 3gs. I just can not get it working
sam
sam - April 21, 2009 at 12:09pm
is it work just whith wifi ? my iphone(3g 2.2.1 bb 2.30.03 jailbroked) is locked and i cant use my vodafone sim. thanx
DD22
DD22 - April 15, 2009 at 11:27pm
Does it work on t-mobal edge network?
HAQ
HAQ - April 11, 2009 at 3:38pm
you didn't put source in cydia for this download.
alk
alk - April 10, 2009 at 4:11pm
not true skype works on 3.0 on 3g
ANT
ANT - April 10, 2009 at 4:40am
By meaning 3G... does it not work on the iPhone first Gen.? thanks
Karla Redig
Karla Redig - April 14, 2009 at 3:35pm
Works fine with 2G.
Etienne
Etienne - August 3, 2009 at 9:08pm
Hi, Are you sure about that?? Cuz I'm thinking about getting a data plan for my unlocked/jailbroken 2G for that... Thanks a lot.
Dynomity
Dynomity - April 9, 2009 at 10:22am
Intelliscreen has been update to work with Skype now.
beeh
beeh - April 9, 2009 at 8:21pm
i removed clipy and skype works no prob. put it back on - skype crashes non stop. for me removing clipy was the answer.
RRXER
RRXER - April 9, 2009 at 10:18am
Does anyone know roughly how much data a 3G Skype call would chew?
cameti2
cameti2 - April 9, 2009 at 7:33am
Does it works under Iphone's Firmware 2.2.1?? Or only under Firmware 3.0? Many Thanks! cameti2
maz
maz - April 9, 2009 at 9:42am
it works for ur 2.2.1 or what ever u got.
Toni
Toni - April 12, 2009 at 10:37am
It works on firm 2.
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