Welcome to the install guide

Here you'll find everything you need to know to get Skype running from your home phone

You will find 5 items in your FREETALK® Connect•Me kit.

  • Black telephone cable with yellow flag.
  • Blue network cable.
  • FREETALK® Connect•Me and separate power adapter.
  • Quick Start Guide.
  • Black telephone cable with yellow flag
  • Blue network cable
  • FREETALK® Connect•Me and separate power adapter
  • Quick Start Guide

First, connect the power adapter to the FREETALK® Connect•Me box, as shown below. Press firmly, until you hear a click.

connect the power adapter.

Your next step depends on whether you have a free network port on your router.

Attach one end of the blue network cable to the blue socket on the FREETALK® Connect•Me. Attach the other end of the blue cable to your router.

attach freetalk modem.

Unfortunately, to use your FREETALK® Connect•Me, you do need a spare network port on your router. Please free up a port, or look in to using a different router.

ethernet switch.

Next, you need to connect your phone line. Press continue for instructions.

Disconnect the cable from your phone and plug it in to the gray socket on your FREETALK® Connect•Me.

plug phone into freetalk connect me.

Next, attach the black cable (with yellow flag) to your phone and the FREETALK® Connect•Me yellow socket.

attach black cable to the phone and connect me.

Plug your FREETALK® Connect•Me into a power outlet.

After a few seconds, the device will show a red indication light. Please wait until the indicator starts to flash green. (This may take several minutes if the device is downloading new software). The green flashing light indicates that you are ready to set your FREETALK® Connect•Me to work with Skype.

If the indicator does not flash green, click here to troubleshoot or start again.

plug your FREETALK Connect Me into a power outlet.

Without a landline connection you won't be able to make landline calls using your FREETALK® Connect•Me – you will only be able to make calls using Skype.

Important: Skype is not a replacement for your landline and can't be used for emergency calling.

Next, attach the black cable (with yellow flag) to your phone and the FREETALK® Connect•Me yellow socket.

attach black cable to your phone and freetalk connect me.

Plug your FREETALK® Connect•Me into a power outlet.

After a few seconds, the device will show a red indication light. Please wait until the indicator starts to flash green. (This may take several minutes if the device is downloading new software). The green flashing light indicates that you are ready to set your FREETALK® Connect•Me to work with Skype.

If the indicator does not flash green, click here to troubleshoot or start again.

plug your freetalk connect me into a power outlet.

You now need to use your computer to set up your FREETALK® Connect•Me to work with Skype. Which kind of computer do you have?

Which operating system are you using?

First, open Safari.

safari browser icon.

Then, go to your 'Bookmarks' menu and click 'Show All Bookmarks'.

go to your bookmarks.

Next, select 'Bonjour' from the menu.

In some versions of the MAC OS, the Bonjour service may not be enabled. For instructions to enable Bonjour, please check the FAQ section of our website.

bonjour service.

Now, double-click on the FREETALK® Connect•Me icon.

double click on the freetalk icon.

Finally, follow the instructions on the setup wizard...

The setup wizard will check that everything's connected correctly, and help you set your preferences for making Skype calls from your home phone. You can also create rules when calling landlines and mobiles, and set up speed dials for your contacts. You can sign in using your existing Skype Name, or create a new account if you don't have one.

setup wizard.

Your installation is now complete
The setup wizard will take you through the final stages to making Skype calls from your home phone. Enjoy.

Do you need any more help? Please visit: www.freetalkconnect.com/faq/product/me
and we'll give you a hand.

First, click on "Start".

windows 7 startup menu.

Then, open 'Computer'.

my computer.

Next, click on 'Network'.

network icon.

Now, double click on the FREETALK® Connect•Me icon.

freetalk connect me icon.

Finally, follow the instructions on the setup wizard...

The setup wizard will check that everything's connected correctly, and help you set your preferences for making Skype calls from your home phone. You can also create rules when calling landlines and mobiles, and set up speed dials for your contacts. You can sign in using your existing Skype Name, or create a new account if you don't have one.

setup wizard.

Your installation is now complete
The setup wizard will take you through the final stages to making Skype calls from your home phone. Enjoy.

Do you need any more help? Please visit: www.freetalkconnect.com/faq/product/me
and we'll give you a hand.

First, click on "Start".

windows XP startup menu.

For help locating your device with older versions of Windows®, please refer to the FAQ section of our website.

Then, open 'My computer'.

my computer

For help locating your device with older versions of Windows®, please refer to the FAQ section of our website.

Next, click on 'My network places'.

network icon.

For help locating your device with older versions of Windows®, please refer to the FAQ section of our website.

Now, double click on the FREETALK® Connect•Me icon.

freetalk connect me icon.

For help locating your device with older versions of Windows®, please refer to the FAQ section of our website.

Finally, follow the instructions on the setup wizard...

The setup wizard will check that everything's connected correctly, and help you set your preferences for making Skype calls from your home phone. You can also create rules when calling landlines and mobiles, and set up speed dials for your contacts. You can sign in using your existing Skype Name, or create a new account if you don't have one.

setup wizard.

Your installation is now complete
The setup wizard will take you through the final stages to making Skype calls from your home phone. Enjoy.

Do you need any more help? Please visit: www.freetalkconnect.com/faq/product/me
and we'll give you a hand.