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Finding your way around Skype for Android

From the main screen of Skype on your Android phone or tablet, you can access your recent conversations, contacts and call history. You can also view and change your profile details and access other features.

Find your way around Skype on your phone
Find your way around Skype on your tablet


Find your way around Skype on your phone


 
  1. Menu: Tap this to go to your profile where you can see your account information, change your mood message and status, adjust your Skype settings and sign out.

  2. Recent: Find your recent conversations, received messages and files.

  3. Contacts: Find all of your contacts, add new contacts, and add or remove favorites.

  4. Dialpad: See recent calls to mobiles or landlines. You will also find the dialpad here to call a mobile or landline. 

  5. Search: Search for contacts or conversations.

  6. FAB button: Start a new video message, voice call, video call, or chat. 

  7. Profile picture: Tap the picture to change it.

  8. Status: Set it to Invisible and your contacts will see you offline.

  9. Account information: Tap the options to buy more credit or set up Skype features.

  10. Settings: View and change your settings.


  11. Conversation windowTap a contact name to see their profile. From there you can edit their contact details by tapping the device’s menu button.

  12. Text field: Type your message here. Switch to your native keyboard, insert an emoticon or Moji, send files, photos, take a new photo, record a video message, or share your location. Choose if you want to send messages via Skype or as an SMS text message.

  13. Video call: Start a video conversation with your contact.

  14. Voice call:  Call your friend on Skype, mobile or landline number.

  15. Menu:  Tap it to see your chat options, and options for sending photos, files, video messages, or sending your location.
     


Find your way around Skype on your tablet

Multitasking features – the tablet design makes it easier to multitask as it comes with a multi-pane view when in landscape orientation. Simply flip your device and you’ll be able to send messages, files and check your latest conversations while on a video or voice call.

  1. Menu: Tap this to go to your profile where you can see your account information, change your mood message and status, adjust your Skype settings and sign out.

  2. Recent: Find your recent conversations, received messages and files.

  3. Contacts: Find all of your contacts, add new contacts, and add or remove favorites.

  4. Dialpad: See recent calls to mobiles or landlines. You will also find the dialpad here to call a mobile or landline. 

  5. Conversation windowTap a contact name to see their profile. From there you can edit their contact details by tapping the device’s menu button.

  6. Search: Search for contacts or conversations.

  7. Video call: Start a video conversation with your contact.

  8. Voice call:  Call your friend on Skype, mobile or landline number.

  9. Menu:  Tap it to see your chat options, and options for sending photos, files, video messages, or sending your location.

  10. FAB button: Start a new video message, voice call, video call, or chat.

  11. Text field: Type your message here. Switch to your native keyboard, insert an emoticon or Moji, send files, photos, take a new photo, record a video message, or share your location. Choose if you want to send messages via Skype or as an SMS text message.

  12. Profile picture: Tap the picture to change it.

  13. Status: Set it to Invisible and your contacts will see you offline.

  14. Account information: Tap the options to buy more credit or set up Skype features.

  15. Settings: View and change your settings.

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