How do I find my Skype Name?

If you're looking for your Skype Name because you can't sign into Skype, click here.

If you sign in to Skype with a Microsoft account, you don't need your Skype name to share with contacts; simply share the email address you use to sign in. You will need to know your Skype Name to sign into Skype on some older devices -- for more information, click here.

If you need your Skype Name for any other reason, you can learn how to find your Skype Name in Skype by checking the information below (according to your platform).

Skype for Windows desktop and Skype for Linux

You can find your Skype Name displayed at the top of the Skype window.

Skype Name highlighted in the Skype for Windows desktop window.

Skype for modern Windows

To find your Skype Name on computers and tablets with Windows 8:

  1. Start Skype.
  2. Tap or click your profile icon to bring up the profile sidebar, then select account.
  3. Your internet browser opens.
  4. Under Account details, select Account Settings. Your Skype Name is displayed at top of the account settings page.

Skype Name highlighted on the Skype website displaying account information.

Skype for Windows Phone 7

Tap ME. Your Skype Name will be listed along with other profile details.

Skype for Android

To find your Skype Name in Skype for Android phones, start Skype and tap your profile picture. Then select View profile. Your Skype Name is displayed at the top of your profile information.

Skype Name highlighted in the Skype for Android phones.

On your Android tablet, you can find your Skype Name displayed on your profile picture and in your profile.

Skype for iOS

On your iPhone and iPod Touch, you can find your Skype Name in Profile > My Profile.

Skype Name highlighted in the Skype for iOS on an iPhone.

On your iPad, tap your profile picture or name in the top left corner of the screen. Then tap My Profile.

Skype for Mac

Click your profile picture in the top left corner of the screen. Your Skype Name is displayed under your full name at the top of the right column.

Skype Name highlighted in the Skype for Mac OS X.

Learn how to find out your Skype Name if you have forgotten it.

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