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    What are Skype bots and how do I add them as contacts?

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    Bots are artificially intelligent programs that you can chat with in Skype. Simply click on the bot and start typing.

    Note: After October 31st, 2019, the Skype bot channel will no longer be accepting new registrations, however, existing bots will continue to work.

    To find a bot, use Search within Skype.

    On mobile:

    1. From Chats, tap the New Chat button.
      • New chat button in Android in Android
      • New chat button iOS in iPhone and iPad
    2. Use the Search field to find the bot.


    On desktop:

    1. From Chats, tap the New chat desktop Chat button.
    2. Select New Chat then use the Search field to find the bot.

    You can block or remove a bot the same way you would a regular Skype contact. Get help with blocking or removing a contact.

    If you want to report feedback on a specific bot, contact the bot developer directly. You'll find the name of the developer in the 'created by' section of the bot's profile.

    Skype bots are currently available in the following countries/markets; specific bot availability is determined by the bot developer. 

    • Australia
    • Brazil
    • Canada
    • France
    • Germany
    • India
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Latin America
    • Netherlands
    • New Zealand
    • Portugal
    • Russia
    • Singapore
    • Spain
    • United States
    • United Kingdom