Skype Help

    What's my Skype Name?

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    Your Skype name is the username you created when you first joined Skype, other than your email address or phone number.

    If you sign in with an email address or phone number instead, then you have a Microsoft account, not a Skype Name.

    1. Tap or click your profile picture
    2. Tap or click Skype profile, and both your Skype Name, and the account you're signed in as will be displayed on your profile. 

      Skype name in UI
    If you're signed into a different account than you were expecting, we can help.

    No, but you can change your Skype display name.

    1. While in Skype, tap or click your profile picture.
    2. Tap or click Skype profile.
    3. Select the Edit Edit text button button. 

      Profile in Skype
    4. Update your Skype display name and select the check mark to save. You can change it back at any time. 

      Change Skype display name
    Note: It may take a little time for your Skype display name to update.

    If you’ve forgotten your Skype Name and can’t sign into your account, we can help