How do I update my status, mood message and profile in Skype 4 for Android phones?

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Keeping your profile up to date ensures your friends will be able to find you on Skype:

 

 

 

How do I set my status?

You can choose if you want your contacts to see you available to have a conversation or not. There are two statuses available in Skype 4 for Android phones:

  • Available: You are available for a conversation.
  • Invisible: You can work with Skype but your contacts will see you are offline.

To set your status:

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

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 or edit your mood message:

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. Tap your profile picture in the right corner.
  3. Tap the blue text field next to your profile picture.

The text field displayed next to your profile picture.

  1. Enter new mood message or edit the old one and tap the blue confirmation icon The confirmation icon..

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. You can easily change it any time you want:

  1. Sign in to Skype.
  2. Tap your profile picture in the right corner.
  3. Tap your profile picture.

The profile picture selected.

  1. Select from the options displayed:
    • Choose from Gallery: select a picture from your Android phone gallery.
    • Take picture: take a picture using your phone’s camera to use as your Skype profile picture.
    • Clear 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 in Skype 4 for Android.

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