How do I find a file that I've been sent in Skype for Mac OS X?

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You can find files that your contacts have sent you in the conversation history for that contact. To find a file you have been sent:

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. In the sidebar list, click the contact who sent you the file, or the conversation it was sent in. Your conversation history displays.
  3. Find the file you were sent by scrolling through the conversation. You may need to click the options under View Earlier Messages.

  4. After you locate the file, click the Reveal File in Folder button to show where the file is located, or Quick Look File button to preview the file.

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