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    How do I create a group chat in Skype on mobile?

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    Follow the steps below that match your version of Skype. 

    iOS and Android (6.0+)

    If you have...

    • New Group window to add a photo and name for the new group
     

    Android 4.0.3 - 5.1

    If you have...

    • Select participants across the top
    group chat creation Android 5.0 and above   Create group for Android 5.0 and below
    1. Tap the More menu, and select New Group from the list.
    2. Enter a name for your group, which is required to continue.
    3. Tap the Picture button to upload, or take a new photo for your group, if you'd like to add one. Once you are happy with the image you've selected, tap the checkmark.
    4. Tap the Edit button to pick a color for your group chat, if you'd like to choose one, and then tap the right arrow to confirm your color selection.
    5. Tap the right arrow to start adding contacts. Tap Search, and then type the name of the contact you want to add. Alternatively, you can select contacts from your recommended list.
    6. Continue searching for, and adding as many contacts as you wish to your group.
    7. Tap Done to create your group, and start chatting.
     
    1. From the Chats screen, tap the Plus button, and then tap New group chat.
    2. To search for the contact you want to add, type in the Select participants field. Alternatively, you can select contacts from your Skype Contact list.
    3. Tap the create group Create group buttonbutton and you'll be taken to your new group chat.

     

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