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How do I send an instant message in Skype Preview for Windows 10?

Skype instant messaging makes it easy to keep in touch with your contacts and groups wherever they are. You can share files and photos and bring your IMs to life with Mojis and emoticons.

In the Contacts tab, select the person or group you want to IM. Or in the Recent tab, select the conversation you want to pick up again.

Type your message into the conversation window at the bottom of the screen and press Enter on your keyboard, or select the Send button.  

We’ve all been there – you send someone an instant message, and just as you hit Enter you realize you’ve sent it to the wrong person. No problem – you can remove that message after you’ve sent it.

To remove a message, right-click it and select Remove Message. This option is only available for a short time after you send a message.

If you’ve just made a typo and want to correct it, right-click the sent message and select Edit Message. Correct the error and press Enter.

You can use some basic formatting in your instant messages to make them more interesting.


Put _underscores_ around the words you want to emphasize.


Put *asterisks* around the words you want to make bold.


For that plain text look, wrap {code} around words like this:
 {code}This will be monospaced{code}.

To send your entire IM in monospace font, start the message with two exclamation marks and a space (!! ).


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