How do I turn off Skype notifications on Windows Phone 8?

Skype notifications are brief messages that appear on your phone’s screen for a few seconds to inform you that someone sent you an instant message on Skype when you weren’t in the app.

The IM notification displayed on the phone’s screen.

Disabling Skype notifications on Windows Phone 8

You can easily turn off Skype notifications on your Windows Phone 8:

  1. Start Skype.
  2. Tap the menu icon.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Set Skype messages or/and Messenger messages to Off.

If you’d like to enable the notifications again, simply set Skype/Messenger messages back to On.

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