If you're using Skype for modern Windows on Windows 8, you might notice that some of the history on your group chats isn't where it's supposed to be. In fact,...

Skype for modern Windows is a new way of using Skype. Whether you’re using a Windows 8 tablet, a desktop or a laptop with a touch screen, Skype for modern...

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This article is also available for: Windows desktopMac Android Windows Phone iOS Always make sure you’re using the latest version of Skype for modern Windows so...

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...

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This article is also available for:Windows desktop Mac Windows Phone 8 iPad iPhone Android phonesThis guide will help you find your way around Skype for modern...

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This article is for Skype for modern Windows.To enjoy the latest features and improvements, always make sure you’re using the latest version of Skype for...

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This article is also available for: Windows desktopMacLinux Have you downloaded Skype and joined us? Then you’re ready to get calling. With Skype for modern...

If your device is running Windows 8 operating system, you need a Microsoft account to download Skype or any other application from the Windows Store.When you...

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This article is also available for:Windows desktopMacLinuxiPadiPhoneAndroid tabletsAndroid phonesBlackBerry 10You can send SMS text messages to any number that...

It's easy to move from Windows Messenger to Skype and start chatting with your Messenger buddies like you always have.How do I get started?To get started:...

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This article is also available for: Windows desktopMacWindows Phone 7Windows Phone 8Android phonesAndroid tabletsBlackBerry 10 With Skype, it’s easy to keep...

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 desktopMacLinuxSkype’s privacy settings let you control who can contact you on Skype. You can easily change your...

Skype for modern Windows runs in the full screen mode, but you can easily use other applications alongside Skype with the snap view.To use the snap view with...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopYou can block a contact to prevent them from calling or seeing you when you’re online. In Skype for modern...

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...

You can sign in to Skype for modern Windows with different Skype accounts either by creating separate Windows 8 user accounts with seperate Microsoft accounts....

You can easily check if your audio and video devices are working seamlessly with Skype for modern Windows. This FAQ will help you make sure everything’s...

This article is also available for: Windows desktopMacLinux With the latest version of Skype for modern Windows, you can easily share your documents,...

We’re really proud of Skype for Windows 8, but we haven’t forgotten about the desktop. Skype for Windows desktop is still being developed and works really well...

If you’re using the desktop version of Skype on your Windows 8 device and you’ve set the display sizing settings to a non-standard scale (such as 110%), this...

The following questions and answers will help you with activating and using the free Skype subscription for your Surface 2 device: How do I activate the free...

Subscriptions are a great, low-cost way of keeping in touch with friends when they’re not on Skype. It’s easy to buy a subscription in Skype for modern...

Skype Credit let’s you do a variety of things with Skype, like making calls to mobiles and landlines. It’s easy to buy Skype Credit in Skype for modern Windows....

You can use both Skype for modern Windows and Skype for Windows desktop in Windows 8. If you’re on Windows XP, Vista or 7 you can continue to use Skype for...

Currently, Skype for modern Windowssometimes shows previously blocked contacts. Don’t worry, these contacts are still blocked and cannot contact you in any...

This article is for Skype for modern Windows.The latest version of Skype requires your device to run Windows 8.1. Therefore, to use this new version of Skype,...

Using the following shortcuts makes Skype for modern Windows even more accessible*: Use the Backspace button on your keyboard to get back to the previous screen...

With Skype for modern Windows, notifications appear in a number of ways. This makes it easy for you to see when your friends are trying to get in touch. If you...

With Skype for modern Windows, it’s really easy to switch between your instant message conversations. Check out the video and steps below:       Start Skype. In...

Some versions of Skype have different interfaces and options. Sometimes, for us to help you with a problem, it’s really helpful to know which version of Skype...

The amount of data used varies by activity. When making or receiving calls, or sending or receiving instant messages, Skype will use more data than when you’re...

When you sign in to Skype for modern Windows with your Microsoft account and link your accounts, you can see, call, instant message and text your Messenger...

This article is also available for: Windows desktopMaciOSAndroidLinux Skype WiFi is a fantastic way to browse the internet when you’re on the move, using your...

Skype for modern Windows takes its language settings from the Windows 8 operating system, so you need to change the display language of Windows 8 to change the...

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Your account is the place where you can manage all of your Skype products such as Skype Premium and Skype Credit, as well as see other useful information, like...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopYou can add the contacts you call or instant message most often to favorites, so that you can find and get in...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopIf, for any reason, you need to uninstall Skype for modern Windows, simply follow these steps: Close Skype by...

This article is also available for:Windows desktopKeep Skype for modern Windows up-to-date to enjoy all new features that Skype has to offer.Automatic updates (...

Using a Skype Number allows people to call you on Skype from their mobile or landline. To purchase a Skype Number: Start Skype. In Skype Home, tap or click the...

Automatic updates are the easiest way to keep Skype for modern Windows up-to-date. They’re turned on by default but it’s easy to turn them off: In the Start...

If you’re having trouble connecting to Skype for modern Windows, there are a few things you can do to try and solve the problem.Uninstall and reinstall SkypeIn...

If Skype for modern Windows is crashing at launch, it’s likely that you’re using Windows 8 Enterprise N or KN. It's also possible that some of your Microsoft...

This article is also available for:MacWhen you sign in to Skype for modern Windows, you can add Microsoft Lync users to your Skype contact list. Then you can...

If you’re experiencing troubles with your camera in Skype for modern Windows, you can try the suggestions below. Get the latest version of Skype for modern...

We’re happy to announce that your Surface 2 purchase lets you benefit from the great Skype features, free for you to enjoy for a year.The following questions...

The following frequently asked questions will help you with migrating from Skype for Windows desktop to Skype for modern Windows. What is a Microsoft account?...

You might notice Skype attempting to correct your spelling, even though you know you’re spelling everything right in your language. To turn off the spell-check...

Adding Skype to your Start screen in Windows 8 and above will ensure that you can always find and quickly launch Skype.Is Skype installed?First, check to see if...

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