Skype Help

    What's my Skype Name?

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    Your Skype Name is the name 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'll have a Skype Name tied to your Microsoft account.

    1. Select your profile picture.
    2. Select Skype profile, and both your Skype Name and the account you're signed in with are displayed in your profile. 

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

    Your Skype Name cannot be changed, but you can change your Skype display name.

    1. While in Skype, select your profile picture.
    2. Select 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 username and can’t sign into your account.