Have you downloaded Skype and joined us? Then just add your friends to your contact list and you’re ready to start calling and sending them instant messages.
Note: This article covers the latest version of Skype (Skype 6 for iOS), but also includes instructions for Skype 4 for iOS here. If you're unsure of which version you're using, click here.
You only need to be signed in to Skype and have the app running in the background on your iPhone to receive Skype calls and instant messages.
Find out more about running Skype in the background.
If you can’t hear the Skype ringtone when receiving Skype calls or instant messages in Skype, check your notification settings. Find out how.
To mark all your recent conversations as “read”:
Important: The iPhone 3G does not support multitasking.
If you can’t hear the Skype ringtone when receiving Skype calls or instant messages in Skype 4 for iOS, check your notification settings:
To mark all your recent conversations as “read” in Skype 4 for iOS:
To delete your conversation history in Skype 4 for iOS:
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