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How do I manage notifications on my Android?

You can turn on or off any of the Skype notifications for your Android phone. Group chat notifications, for example, are turned off by default to save battery power. If you want to turn on notifications for group chats:

  1. Start Skype.
  2. Press the phone's menu button, or tap the menu icon .
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Notifications.
  5. Tick the box for Sync group messages in the background.


You will now be notified of any new activity in your group messages.

If you instead want to turn off other notifications:
  1. Start Skype.
  2. Press the phone's menu button, or tap the menu icon .
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Notifications.
  • To turn off all notifications, tap the Notifications slider at the top of the screen to change it to OFF.
  • To turn off new IM notifications (for 1:1 chats), untick the box for New instant messages.
  • To turn on or off notification sounds, lights, or vibrations, use the checkboxes next to those options.

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