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You can customize or turn off visual and sound notifications in Skype for Mac OS X:
To turn off all visual and sound notifications in Skype for Mac:
To temporarily turn off notifications - you may want to do this while you’re in a presentation or on a call - simply change your status setting to Do Not Disturb.
To turn off or change the notification for certain events:
To turn off birthday notifications:
You can change where visual notifications appear on your screen. These appear in the top right for certain events such as, when a contact is typing or becomes available or unavailable. To change the position of where these appear:
Important: These instructions are for Skype 5.0 and above. If you're not sure which version of Skype you are using, it's easy to find out.
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