What version of Skype am I using on my computer?

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 you’re using.


To find out the version of Skype you’re using on your computer:

Skype for Windows desktop

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. In the menu bar, click Help > About Skype.

Skype for modern Windows

  1. Start Skype.
  2. Move your mouse to the right bottom corner or swipe from right to bring up the charms.
  3. Select Settings > About.

Skype for Mac

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. In the menu bar, click Skype > About Skype.

Skype for Linux

  1. Sign in to Skype
  2. In the menu, click the Skype icon, then click About Skype.

Learn more about finding out which version of Skype you’re using on your mobile phone or tablet.

For the best performance and most up to date features, we recommend you use the latest version of Skype.

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