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Only one participant needs a Skype Premium account for group video calls.
The following questions and answers will help you with all you need to know about instant messaging on your Verizon Windows Phone.
Instant messaging is an alternative to talking with your friends on Skype – and like Skype-to-Skype calls, it’s completely free. To send an instant message on your Verizon Windows Phone:
If the contact is online, the message will be delivered to them instantly.
Yes, group instant messaging allows you to send instant messages to multiple contacts at the same time.
To add contacts to an existing instant messaging conversation:
The message will be delivered instantly to all members of the group that are online.
Yes, to add an emoticon to an instant message, simply select the icon and select the emoticon you’d like to add to your message. Type your message as normal and press Enter to send.
Your event history contains all the instant messages you have sent and received. To find your instant message history, simply go to the Events tab. You will see all your call, voicemail and contact request history, listed in date order.
New unopened events are shown in bold. Simply long tap an event to select it, and then tap it again to open it.
Yes, you can rename group instant message conversations to make them easier to indentify in your events list. To do this, simply select the conversation you’d like to rename, press and select Set Topic.
If you would like to remove an instant message conversation from your events list, you can hide it. To hide an instant messaging conversation:
This does not completely delete the conversation. If you receive another instant message to this conversation, it will reappear in your events list.
To leave a group instant message conversation, simply choose the conversation you’d like to leave, press and select Leave Conversation. Leaving a conversation means you will no longer receive any further instant messages from the group.
No. Sending text messages is not supported by Skype mobile™ on your Verizon Windows Phone. You can send text messages from your phone using your Verizon text messaging allowance.