Skype Help

    What is Skype Web Control?

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    Skype Web Control is a lightweight Skype web client that is available on, and

    To use Skype Web control:
    1. Sign into your Microsoft account from a Microsoft web site such as or
    2. Tap or click the Skype Skype web control button  button at the top to start chatting. 

    Skype web control


    Once you sign into a Microsoft web site with your Microsoft account, you're automatically signed into Skype Web Control. You cannot switch between different accounts in Skype Web Control.

    You can send messages, pictures, files, and emoticons.  

    To send attachments, select the attachment icon and then choose a file to send. 

    Yes, you can!

    1. Go to any conversation in your Recent chats list or use Search.
    2. Select the audio or video call button to start a call. If you use this feature for the first time, it might ask you to provide Skype access to your camera and microphone. 

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    1. Select the plus button New Chat button.
    2. Select the person or people you want to chat with, and then select Create to start a new conversation. 

    From your Recent chats list, tap or click plus button New Chat to see your contacts in alphabetical order. 

    Select the Add to chat add participants button button, and then select the people you want to add to the group chat. 

    Select a conversation from your Recent chats list, and then select the Chat participants participants button  button to view all the chat participants in the group chat.

    To remove someone from a conversation, select the X button next to their name in the Chat participants list. 

    1. From a conversation, select the More menu more menu  button.
    2. Select Block contact, and then choose whether you want to report abuse.
    3. Select Block to block the person from contacting you.
    1. From your Recent chats list, locate the conversation you want to leave or delete, select the More menu more menu button.
    2. Select the option to leave or delete the conversation. 

    From your Recent chats list, select the More menu more menu button, and then Send feedback. Or connect with us through Skype feedback

    Tap or click the top bar of the of the chat window to minimize it into a tab that will stay sticky on the bottom of the page. 

    1. From, select the Settings settings button  button. 
    2. Select View all Outlook settings.  
    3. Select the General tab, and then select the Notifications tab. 
    4. Under Chat and call, select the radio button next to the new chat and incoming call notification types to turn them on or off.