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How do I update my status, mood message and profile in Skype for Android tablet?

The following questions and answers will help you update your status, mood message and profile information in Skype on your Android tablet.

How do I set my status?

You can let your contacts see that you are Available for a conversation or set your status to Invisible so that no one knows you’re using Skype at the moment.

To set your status:

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. Tap your profile picture in the top right corner of the screen.
  3. Select either Available or Invisible.

The Available and Invisible status options highlighted in your profile

How do I edit my mood message?

A mood message lets your contacts know how you’re 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:

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. Tap your profile picture in the right corner of the screen.
  3. Tap the mood message box below your profile picture.

    The mood message box below your profile picture
     
  4. Enter your new mood message.

How do I edit my profile?

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:

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. Tap your profile picture in the top right corner of the screen.
  3. Tap View profile.You’ll be redirected to your account page.
  4. Select Profile to view and edit your profile information.

How do I change my profile picture?

Your profile picture is the picture that your Skype contacts can see as a part of your profile. To change your profile picture:

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. Tap your profile picture in the top right corner of the screen to display your profile.
  3. Tap your profile picture.
  4. Select from the options displayed:
  • Choose from Gallery: select a picture from your Android tablet photo gallery.
  • Take photo: take a picture using your tablet’s camera.
  • Clear profile picture: remove your profile picture so it is no longer displayed to anyone on Skype.

Can I use personalized ringtones?

No, unfortunately, it’s not possible to change your ringtone on Skype for Android.

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