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Only one participant needs a Skype Premium account for group video calls.
The following FAQs will help you update your status, mood message and profile information on Skype for Symbian.
Your status lets your Skype contacts know whether you are available for a chat or a call. A status symbol is displayed next to a contact’s name in the contact list.
The contact is online and free to talk.
The contact is online, but away from Skype, so they might not pick up.
The contact is online, but busy, so you might want to try them later.
To set your status:
You can also set your status to change automatically according to what you have in your Symbian calendar.
Say you have a meeting or class entered into your phone’s calendar; if you have this feature set, your Skype status will change automatically to Busy when it starts and change back to your previous status when you’re finished.
It’s easy to set up. All you have to do is:
This feature is only available on Skype for Symbian 2.0 and above. You can download Skype for Symbian on supported Nokia devices only.
A mood message lets your contacts know how you are feeling, what you’re thinking or what you’re up to. It’s also a great way to share links to websites, videos and music.
To set your mood message:
You can also set your mood message to display whichever song is currently playing on your phone’s m-player:
Now whenever you play a song using your m-player, the song details will automatically appear in your mood message. When the song changes, your mood message will too, keeping up to date with whatever you are playing.
This feature is only available on the last version of Skype for Symbian (2.0). Skype for Symbian is no longer available for download.
You can add personal information about yourself to your profile to share with your contacts over Skype. Here you can include details such as your birthday, age and the country you live in. You can also add your mobile, office and home phone numbers to your profile to make it easier for your contacts to call you from Skype.
To edit your profile information:
Your profile picture is the picture that your Skype contacts can see as part of your profile. To change your profile picture: