If you no longer want to use your Skype account, you first need to remove all your personal information from your profile. This will ensure that other people...

If you manually linked your Skype account to a Microsoft account, and simply want to unlink the two accounts, follow the procedure here. If you sign into Skype...

If you’re new to Skype, it’s really easy to get started by signing up with a Microsoft account.To join Skype with a Microsoft account: Go to the Join us page....

Having trouble signing into Skype because you’ve forgotten your username or password? Don't worry, it happens. This guide will help you find an answer to your...

There are lots of different ways to get support for Skype. You’ve made it to one of them, but there are more to be found.FAQs and User GuidesYou're here already...

You can link your Skype and Microsoft accounts on most devices that run Skype, such as desktop and laptop computers, smartphones, and tablets.To learn how to...

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This article is also available for: Windows desktop Windows 8 Linux Windows Phone 8 iOS Android BlackBerry 10 Skype for Mac OS X gives you several options to...

A Microsoft account starts with an email address and a password that are used to sign in to services such as Outlook.com, Skype, OneDrive and Xbox Live, as well...

When you link your Skype account with your Microsoft or Facebook account, you can get in touch with your Messenger buddies and Facebook friends directly from...

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This article is also available for:Windows desktop Mac Linux Windows Phone 7 Windows Phone 8 iOS Android BlackBerry 10If you’re using a computer or a tablet...

It‘s easy to enjoy all the great Skype features with your friends and family. You can join Skype with your Microsoft and Facebook accounts or you can simply...

If you want to change your Skype account password, you do so easily using your internet browser: Sign in to your account. On the left side of the page, click...

When you sign in to or join Skype with your Microsoft account, your Skype contact list will include your Skype, Messenger and Facebook friends so you can get in...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopWindows 8MacLinuxWindows Phone 7Windows Phone 8iPadAndroid phonesAndroid tabletsBlackBerry 10Never used Skype...

This article is also available for:Windows 8 Mac Linux Windows Phone 7 Windows Phone 8 iOS Android BlackBerry 10Skype for Windows desktop gives you several...

This article is also available for: Mac If you add a photo to your profile, your friends can see it in their contact list and when they’re chatting to you....

When you link your Skype and Microsoft accounts, you’ll be able to get in touch with your Skype and Messenger contacts directly from Skype.The following...

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This article is also available for:Windows 8 Mac Windows Phone 7 Windows Phone 8 Android phones Android tablets BlackBerry 10Your status lets your contacts know...

This article is also available for:Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XPMacLinuxThis sound set-up guide will help you change the sound settings in Skype and on your...

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...

This FAQ will help you manage the following: Signing out of Skype for modern Windows Closing Skype for modern Windows Turning off notifications Making yourself...

It is easy to take a screenshot with your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, and the process is the same for all iOS devices. Once you have taken a screenshot, you can...

If you’re new to Skype, you can get started by signing up with a Microsoft account. Whether you already have a Microsoft account or need to create one, it’s...

You can view a history of all the instant messages and files you’ve sent and received and details of any calls, text messages and voice messages that you have...

Your security is very important to us, and when we suspect that your details might have fallen into the wrong hands, we sometimes take action by temporarily...

This article is also available for:MacWhen you create a Skype account, you can provide as much or as little information as you like. Some of the information you...

If you have a Skype Name (you don’t use an email address to sign in), select Skype Name on the sign-in screen. If you’re having trouble signing in with your...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopWith Skype 6.0 for Mac OS X or newer, you can sign in to Skype with your Facebook account, merge your Skype...

Your Skype Name is a unique user name that many people use to sign in to Skype; it was created when first signing up for a Skype account. Note: Many people (...

If you're looking for your Skype Name because you can't sign into Skype, click here. If you sign in to Skype with a Microsoft account, you don't need your Skype...

To import multiple contacts from Facebook to Skype: Sign in to Skype. In the menu bar, click Contacts > Import Contacts…   Enter your user name and password for...

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 create a Skype account, you are asked to provide an email address. This address is automatically set as your registered email address. Your registered...

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...

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...

A mood message is a simple little message you add to your profile to let your friends know what you’re up to or what mood you’re in. It could be a witty comment...

Updating your Skype profile information with the correct details can help us solve faster any problems you might experience and also protect your account.Don’t...

You can block a Messenger contact to prevent them from calling and instant messaging you, and from seeing your status.To block a Messenger contact: Sign in to...

Skype is displayed in Default View, with everything in a single window. To resize the window: Click on a corner of the window and drag to make the window bigger...

Skype Home lets you view and comment on the Skype, Messenger* and Facebook alerts. With the latest version of Skype, you can also update your Facebook status,...

For help and support using Skype, please contact Skype Customer Service.For help and support using a Microsoft product or service, please contact Microsoft...

There are two types of Skype account - personal and business. A personal account belongs to the individual using that account, whereas a business account is...

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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...

To change your billing address: Sign in to your account. Under Account details, click Billing & payments.  In the Payment settings page, select the Billing...

Make Skype even more user-friendly by turning on the accessibility support. To enable the accessible mode in Skype for Windows desktop: Sign in to Skype. Go to...

This article is also available for:Windows 8MacAndroidSkype for Windows desktop allows you to change the language it uses independently of the language used by...

This article is also available for:MacWith the latest version of Skype for Windows desktop you can sign in to Skype with your Facebook account and merge your...

Occasionally, you may see advertisements for other companies in Skype (if you're using the free version of Skype). Advertisements help keep Skype free for...

Live chat allows you to use instant messaging to contact our Customer Services team via our website.This service can be accessed via our website 24 hours a day,...

To join Skype with a regular Skype account: Go to the Join us page.   Enter your profile details. Make sure that you use a valid email address, as you will need...

Account balances are updated centrally, so you may need to wait several minutes for your account balance to reflect recent purchases. If you have just made a...

We make every effort to respond as quickly as possible, and most queries are answered within 24 hours. However, as most requests require research, it can take...

Skype offers help and support through: The Skype Support website The Skype Community The Heartbeat blog Skype blogs Email and Live chat (for eligible customers)...

This article is also available for:MacWhen you sign in to Skype, you’ll see your Skype Name and your display name at the top left of the application window. It...

When you first registered with Skype, we asked you to provide us with an email address that was automatically set as your primary email address. We use your...

This article is also available for:Windows desktop Windows 8 Mac Windows Phone 7 Windows Phone 8 Android phones Android tabletsThis FAQ is for devices running...

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