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How do I create and share a new conversation in Skype for Web?

If you're using Skype for Web, you can create and share conversations with your friends, or anyone, even if they're not on Skype.


  1. Click the New icon.

  2. Type the name of a contact you want to add.
  3. When you find a contact you want to add, click it, then click Add.

  4. Repeat this process for as many contacts as you wish to add to the conversation (though you can also select existing conversations, if you wish to continue your conversation with the same people).
  5. You can copy the link for friends who aren't on Skype by clicking Copy link (either on the add contacts screen or on the confirmation screen after you set up the conversation, as below). If they're not on Skype, they can join as a guest user, and as the administrator, you can remove them from the conversation as needed. You can also choose to email an invitation to anyone by clicking Invite via email.

  • From the confirmation screen, you can click the Settings button to access the conversation profile.
  • You can also click the Rename conversation button if you want to rename the conversation.

  • To access the conversation profile if you're not in the confirmation screen; simply click the group name at the top of the conversation window.

    There are several settings you can customize in the conversation profile:
    • You can tap the conversation title to change it.
    • You can Make chat history available to everyone by checking the box. Anyone joining the group chat will be able to see the conversation history.
    • By default, your conversation is open for anyone to join who has the link. You can prevent people joining your chat by unchecking the box Make a link for anyone to join. Anyone who is already in your conversation will remain in your chat.

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