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Follow these installation instructions to ensure that Skylook will properly connect to Skype.

Which version of Skype do you have installed?

I have Skype version 5.1 or later
I have Skype version 5.0 or later
I have Skype version 4.2 or later
I have Skype version 4.0 or later
I have Skype version 3.8 or later
I have Skype version 3.6 or earlier
I’m not sure – how do I tell?

Installation instructions for Skype versions 4.0, 4.2, 5.0, 5.1 or later.
Skype should show an “Allow access” button near the top right hand side of the main Skype window. Click it to allow Skylook to connect to Skype. (NOTE: If the right-hand panel is hidden in your Skype, Skype will instead pop up a separate window for you to allow access).

If you don’t see the button, go to Tools > Options > Advanced and click “Manage other programs access to Skype” near the bottom of the page. If Skylook appears in the list, click it and click the “Change” button to alter permissions.

If Skylook is not in the list, reboot your PC and try again.

If you still don’t see it, it is possible that security software is getting in the way. For example, Auslogics has an option to disable the Skype public API. Turning this option off (or similar options in other products) should resolve the issue.
Installation instructions for Skype version 3.8 or later.
a. When Skylook connects to Skype for the first time, a balloon will above your Windows system tray (as pictured below). Click on Click here to accept/deny.

Skype 3.8 notification

b. The Skype Client window will appear on your screen (as pictured below). Click on the text skylook.exe.

Skype 3.8 notification

c. The Skype security window will appear (as pictured below). Select the Allow this program to use Skype option and click OK.

Skype 38 notification

Installation instructions for Skype version 3.6 or earlier.
a. When Skylook connects to Skype for the first time, the following dialog will appear:

Skype Security Dialog

b. This is a standard security dialog that Skype shows for all third party applications that use Skype. It is designed to stop unauthorised software accessing Skype. You must click one of the “Allow…” options in order for Skylook to operate. If you accidentally click OK before setting the option correctly, you can follow these instructions to allow Skylook to access Skype.

How to tell which version of Skype you have installed
a. Double click on the green Skype icon in your system tray, or open Skype if it isn’t already running. Click on the Skype Help Menu, and then click About (as pictured below):

Skype About

2. The version of Skype you currently have installed is shown (in bold):

Skype version

Which version of Skype do you have installed?

I have Skype version 4.2 or later
I have Skype version 4.0 or later
I have Skype version 3.8 or later
I have Skype version 3.6 or earlier

7. On completion of the wizard, you will notice the Skylook toolbar underneath the standard Outlook toolbars.

8. Click here for a full list of Skylook Prerequisites.

Skylook not working for you?

If you don’t see the toolbar click here for advice.

If you have any other problems visit the troubleshooting section of this site.

To see how to uninstall Skylook click here.

If you need an older version, click here then click on the version number link of the version you require.

For general Skylook help click here.