How do I change my privacy settings using Skype mobile™ for Verizon?

You can change your privacy settings to prevent receiving unwanted calls and instant messages from people you don’t know.

Select your device type from the list below to find out how to change your privacy settings:

Android

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. Select the Contacts tab.
  3. Press the Menu key and select More.
  4. Select Settings.

To change your call privacy settings, select Receive calls and choose from the following options:

  • From anyone
  • Only people in my contact list
  • No one

To change your instant message privacy settings, select Allow IMs from… and choose from the following options:

  • Anyone
  • People in my contact list only

BlackBerry

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. Select the Contacts tab.
  3. Press the phone’s Menu button.
  4. Select Options.

To change your call privacy settings, find Receive calls from and select from the following options beside it:

  • Anyone
  • Skype Contacts

To change your instant message privacy settings, find Allow IMs from and select from the following options beside it:

  • Anyone
  • Skype contacts


Windows Phone

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. Select the Events tab.
  3. Press The menu button. and select Settings.

To change your call privacy settings, find Receive calls from and select from the following options beside it:

  • Anyone
  • Contacts

To change your instant message privacy settings, find Receive IMs from and select from the following options beside it:

  • Anyone
  • Contacts

Brew

  1. Sign in to Skype
  2. On the main menu, select Settings. You will see the main menu when you first sign in. If you have already selected another tab, use the phone’s back button to return to the main menu.

Under Receive calls from, select from the following options to change your call privacy settings:

  • Contacts
  • Anyone

Under Receive IMs from, select from the following options to change your instant message privacy settings:

  • Contacts
  • Anyone

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