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    How do I send and receive photos, videos, and other files in Skype?

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    1. Click the contact or conversation you want to send a file to. 
    2. In the chat text box, tap the icon that matches what you want to send, or the action you want to take. Click the paperclip icon to expand the menu options if they aren't already. 

    Icons across all Skype versions:

    Smile icon = Send an emoticon or Moji
    Briefcase icon = Send an existing photo
    Camera icon = Take a new photo to send
    Video camera icon = Send a video message
    Paper icon = Send a file
    Pin icon = Share your location
    Contact card icon = Share a contact

    Already on a call? To send a file, click the plus icon and select Send files

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