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    How do I sign in to Skype for Windows 10?

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    You can sign in with a Skype name or a Microsoft account. If you don't have either of those yet, it's easy to create one.

    Start Skype for Windows 10. You will be at the sign-in screen:

    Skype for Windows 10 sign in

    From here, you can create an account or sign in with your Skype name, email or phone number.

    If you don't have an account for Skype or a Microsoft account, select Create a new account. We'll take you through the process to create a new account.

    To sign in to Skype for Windows 10:

    1. Select Skype or Microsoft account.
    2. Enter your Skype name, email or phone number and select Next.
    3. Enter your password and select the blue arrow to sign in.

    You're now signed in to Skype for Windows 10.

    If you would like to sign in with a different account:

    1. Select your profile icon at the bottom left of your window.
    2. Select sign out. Skype for Windows 10 will sign you out and the app will close.
    3. Restart Skype for Windows 10 and when signing in again, select Use a different account.

    No emergency calls with Skype
    Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling