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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 instant messaging on your au Android.
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 au Android:
If the contact is online, your message will be delivered to them instantly.
Yes, group instant messaging allows you to send an instant message to multiple contacts at the same time.
To send a group instant message from your contact list:
To add people to an existing instant message conversation:
The message is delivered instantly to all members of the group that are online.
Yes, you can. To add an emoticon to an instant message, simply tap and select an emoticon from the list.
Your Recent list contains all the instant messages you have sent and received. This is also where you will find your call history, voicemails and contact requests, listed in date order. To view your Recent list, select the Recent icon.
New events are shown in bold. Tap an event to open it.
Yes, you can rename group instant message conversations to make them easier to identify in your Recent list. To do this:
To hide an instant message conversation:
This will not completely delete the conversation. If you receive another instant message in this conversation, it will reappear in your Recent list.
To leave a group instant message conversation, go to your Recent list. Select the conversation you’d like to leave, press the Menu button and select Leave. Leaving a conversation means you will not receive any further instant messages from the group.
No. Skype on au Android does not support sending text messages. You can send text messages from your phone using your au text messaging allowance.