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    What version of Skype am I using on my computer?

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    Depending on the type of computer and operating system you're using, Skype can look and function differently. For the best performance and most up to date features, we recommend you use the latest version of Skype.

    There may be multiple versions Skype available for your operating system, follow the steps below to find out the version of Skype you’re using on your computer.

    Windows

    1. Sign into Skype.
    2. Select Help (If the Menu bar is not visible Press the ALT key).

      Note: If you are on Windows 10 and the Menu bar does not appear, select your profile picture and select Help & Feedback to see your version.
    3. Select About Skype.
     

    Mac

    1. Sign into Skype.
    2. In the menu bar, select Skype > About Skype.
     

    Linux

    1. Sign into Skype.
    2. Select your Profile.
    3. Scroll down and select About.

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