This problem applies to both mobile phones apps and desktop Skype client. Most of these issues with echoes are related with how speakers and microphones are configured. It is also useful to find out first which of the parties is causing the loud noisy echo through a couple of tests, since you might be the one hearing the buzz but the other side is just fine. Read these Skype tips to stop the call noise.
How to Solve Skype Noise and Echoes during Calls
- Both Parties end the call and both need to make the Echo123 test service, see which side keeps hearing echoes and noises.
- Any user that hears the echo must; lower speakers volume, move away the microphone from speakers
- Change to a headset, one that combines speakers and microphone, specially if you are using a netbook or notebook
- Close all other programs and web apps that are currently consuming bandwidth, actually, it’s much better if the only program running is Skype.
- Close all other programs and web apps that are currently consuming bandwidth or downloading stuff, actually, it’s much better if the only program running is Skype.
- Try making a call when you are not in the internet “rush hour” or or peak internet usage.
- Use a cellphone with the official Skype app installed
- Try connecting and making the call with a different ISP provider
- Switch from a WiFi connection to a LAN network to ensure the highest amount of bandwidth possible