Setting Up a Skype Manager account

  1. Use your Skype Account to create a Skype Manager account at
  2. Create a SIP Profile from [Features] > [Skype Connect].
    When you have created a SIP profile, it will show your authentication information and proxy address with which you can use to set up ARS rules for Skype in Brekeke PBX
    such as:

    SIP User Password Skype Connect address Port
    99051000123456 xxxxxxxx 5060
  3. Purchase Calling channels at your SIP profile setting (There will be a monthly charge to your Skype Manager account.)
  4. To receive calls, you need to do one of the following, or both, depending on your planned usage:
    • From Caller ID, purchase an Online Number at your SIP profile, which you can use to receive calls from PSTN lines.
    • Assign Business Account as the destination for incoming calls from Skype.
  5. Allocate credit to your SIP profile to make/receive calls. (You must assign credit to your SIP profile both to make and receive calls with Skype)
Brekeke PBX ARS Configuration for Skype
  1. Create an ARS for Skype from Brekeke PBX admintool>[ARS]
  2. Set [General] fields as below:
    Register URI:
    Proxy Address:
    User: 99051000123456
    Password: xxxxxxxx
  3. Create a Pattern – IN as below:
    [Matching Patterns]
    To: sip:99051000123456@
    [Deploy Patterns]
    To: pbx_ext

    Select [Apply to Request URI instead of To] checkbox and save the setting.

  4. Create a Pattern – OUT as below:
    [Matching Patterns]
    To: sip:([0-9]{7,})@
    [Deploy Patterns]
    To: sip:$
  5. Click the [Save and update] button to register your Skype SIP account.
How to Make Calls
  • Incoming call (Skype -> Brekeke PBX, or to DID number assigned by Skype):
    • Calling from other Skype users to Brekeke PBX extension set in above ARS rule:
      Look for your Skype contact and click the [Call] button from Skype.
    • Calling from PSTN phone to Brekeke PBX extension set in above ARS rule:
      Dial the [online number] you purchased from Skype.
  • Outgoing Call (Brekeke PBX -> PSTN via Skype Out to PSTN line or Skype ID with online number):
    • Calling from Brekeke PBX extension to a PSTN number in the US through Skype:
      Dial 001 + area code + landline number
    • Calling from Brekeke PBX extension to other Skype users associated with online number:
      Dial the online number associated with the Skype ID as you would dial a PSTN line.
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