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This article is also available for:WindowsIf you have activated voice messaging, people can leave you messages according to your privacy settings.By default,...

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With the Lync-Skype connectivity, you can now easily reach your colleagues, business partners or customers who are using Lync, Microsoft’s communication...

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You can control who contacts you on Skype by changing your privacy settings. To avoid nuisance calls and unwanted instant messages, you can choose to only allow...

The easiest way to find a contact in Skype for Mac OS X is to use the Search field in the upper right of the Skype window. Simply start typing your contact’s...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopClick your name or profile picture in the top left of the screen to display your profile information.Your...

To enjoy the new features, better call quality and an improved video call experience, we strongly recommend that you upgrade to the latest version of Skype for...

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We advised our Skype for Mac OS X customers to upgrade to the latest version of Skype. Some of you who have upgraded to Skype 5.0 or higher won’t be able to...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopLinuxIt’s easy to forward incoming calls to a mobile or landline phone. All you need is a little Skype Credit...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopSometimes it’s not possible to make a direct connection between your computer and the computer of the person...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopAutomatic updates are the easiest way to keep your version of Skype for Mac OS X up to date. They’re turned on...

This article is also available for: WindowsTo use a new headset, microphone or speakers, including USB headsets, USB phones or multiple sound cards, you need to...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopWhen you receive a call while you’re on another call, the Incoming call window pops-up. All you need to do is...

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Keyboard shortcuts are specific combinations of two or more keys on your keyboard. They make it easier and faster for you to use commands that you would...

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This article is also available for: Windows desktop To check that your webcam is working correctly with Skype: Sign in to Skype. Go to the menu bar, select...

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This article is also available for:Windows desktopLinuxWhen you sign in to Skype, your Skype Name is added to the drop-down list in the sign-in screen.To remove...

When you’re on a Skype call on your MacBook laptop, you may notice that the sound is coming from the right speaker only.Rest assured, this is neither a bug nor...

This article is also available for: Windows desktop The first thing you should do is check that your microphone is connected and turned on. To connect your...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopIf you are receiving unwanted calls to your Skype Number, then you can block certain numbers from calling you....

This article is also available for:Windows desktopTo leave a group conversation: In the sidebar, click the conversation you wish to leave. This opens the...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopWhen someone calls and you’re already on a call, you will see the Incoming call window on your screen.You can...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopThe typing indicator is the little dot animation that appears in the conversation area when a contact is...

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This article is also available for:Windows desktopYou can find files that your contacts have sent you in the conversation history for that contact. To find a...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopTo use your USB phone or headset for Skype: Sign in to Skype. In the main menu, select Skype > Preferences…,...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopTo control who is able to video call you: Sign in to Skype. In the menu bar, click Skype > Preferences… and...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopLinuxBefore making a test call, make sure you have the equipment you need to use Skype.To make a test call:...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopYou can customize or turn off visual and sound notifications in Skype for Mac OS X:To turn off all visual and...

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This article is also available for:Windows desktopIt’s not possible to change your Skype Name. If you want to have a different Skype Name, you will need to...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopNo one can see your email address when looking at your profile. Skype stores it so that friends who already...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopYou can change your call settings to only allow calls from people in your contact list. To do this: Sign in to...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopIt's easy to set up Skype to automatically answer all calls with video: Sign in to Skype. In the menu bar,...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopYou may experience poor sound quality for a number of reasons. The following frequently asked questions will...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopSkype may crash due to outdated software drivers, OS issues or application incompatibilities.Please try the...

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This article is also available for:Windows desktopYou can add mobile or landline contacts to a group conversation just as you would add any other contact.Adding...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopCall forwarding to mobile and landline numbers is available at no extra cost with a subscription, or for a...

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This article is also available for:Windows desktopYou can change the font size of your instant messages in Skype for Mac OS X. To do this: In Skype, open a...

To make multitasking a bit easier, you can now open your instant message conversations in separate windows. To open conversations in new windows: Sign in to...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopLinuxYou can send a contact’s details to another person during a conversation, so they can add the same...

If you use the latest version of Skype there is no need to back up your contacts as they are stored centrally on our server and can be accessed anywhere as long...

There are several possible reasons why Skype for Mac OS X might not be starting.The most common cause is that your system does not meet the minimum requirements...

You can change a conversation picture, or change your profile picture.To change a conversation picture: Select the conversation you’d like to change the picture...

To send or receive an instant message while on a video call, click the Share button and select Instant Message.You can then send and receive instant messages...

Starting from the release of Skype 2.7 for Mac, your general system startup settings will be used instead of having separate preferences for Skype.To prevent...

This article is also available for: Windows desktop Screen sharing lets you share your computer screen with anyone on Skype. For example, you can display...

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If you want to transfer contacts between two Skype accounts, you can simply send them from one account to another using Skype for Windows desktop, Mac or...

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We’re always working hard to improve your Skype experience. As a result of the recent changes we made to the way Skype video calling works, you can’t make video...

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By default, the number of contacts you have is displayed in your profile. If you would like to keep this information private: Sign in to Skype. In the menu bar,...

Misc. Error #1040 and Misc. Error #1050 in Skype for Mac OS X mean that the telephone number you are entering is invalid or incorrectly entered. These errors...

To dial an extension number during a call, or to enter a number or character such as # on an automated phone system: Click the Dial Pad icon. This is on the far...

You can clear all Recent conversations from the sidebar, or remove individual conversations. This does not permanently delete conversations; they will still be...

Adding a phone number to your profile enables your contacts to call or text you from Skype. Your phone number is only shown to people in your contact list.Learn...

This FAQ is for Skype 5.0 for Mac and above. For Skype 5.0 for Windows and above, refer to these instructions.Skype for Mac OS X has default keyboard shortcuts...

This FAQ is for Skype 5.0 for Mac and above. For Skype 5.0 for Windows and above, refer to these instructions.By default, Skype appears in the Dock when it is...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopYou can browse your computer for a profile picture, or take a video snapshot using your webcam.To add or...

Address Book contacts are displayed in Skype for Mac by default, and you can call them with a little Skype Credit or a subscription. All Address Book contacts...

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Download the latest version of Skype for Mac OS X to enjoy the following new features:Application window sharingWith Skype 6.9 for Mac OS X, you can enjoy...

If your calls are dropping out, your video is pixelled or keeps freezing, or if Skype needs to reconnect frequently, you might have a problem with your...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopIf you have a legacy Skype button installed, people visiting your website or blog can also see your Skype...

The video image in full screen mode is automatically scaled to the aspect ratio of your computer’s monitor or your device’s internal display.Sometimes, during a...

Assistive features help people with disabilities navigate and control their device as well as get better access to online content.The following is a list of...

Microsoft Software License TermsMicrosoft Skype First AidThese license terms are an agreement between Microsoft Corporation (or based on where you live, one of...

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