Skype Help

    How do I view someone's profile in Skype on mobile or tablet?

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    Android (6.0+), Android tablet, iPhone and iPad

    1. Find the person's profile you want to view in the Chats tab, or use Search.
    2. Tap and hold on their name, and then tap View profile. Alternatively, from within a chat, tap their name or picture next to one of their messages to view their profile.


    Android 4.0.4 - 5.1

    1. Go to a one-to-one chat with your contact.
    2. Tap on their name across the top to view their profile.
    • edit icon Rename your Skype contact: Tap the edit button to enter a new name and confirm your changes. When you edit someone's Skype name, it only changes how their name appears to you.
    • edit icon Add a phone number: Tap the edit button to add a phone number and confirm your changes. When you add a phone number, only you will see it. 
    • Send chat button Send message: Tap Send message .
    • Call button Start call: Tap Start call to start an audio call with this person. 
    • Video call button Start video call: Tap Start video call to start a video call with this person. 
    • Search in conversation icon Search in conversation: Tap Search in conversation to find a specific message in a chat.
    • private conversation button Start a private conversation: Tap Start private conversation to chat with an added layer of security. 
    • schedule call icon Schedule a call: Tap Schedule a call to set a reminder for a call between you and your contact.
    • Share contact button Share contact: Tap Share contact to share your friend's information with any of your other contacts.
    • Send money icon Send and request money: Tap Send money to send and receive money with your friends and family.
    •  Create a new group: Tap Create a new group, select the people you want to add to the group from the list, or use Search, and then tap the Done button. 
    • Send translation request icon Send translation request: Tap Send translation request to send a Translated Conversation invitation to your contact.
    • Translation settings: Tap Translation settings to select your Spoken language or Translation voice.
    • Add them to favorites: Tap Add to favorites to add them to your Favorites list in People. 
    • Chat gallery:  Tap Chat Gallery to view all the images, links, and files that have been shared to this chat. 
    • Chat settings: Tap Notifications to turn notifications on or off for this chat. 
    • Remove from contact list: Tap to remove this person from your Skype contacts.
    • Block contact: Tap Block contact to Block or unblock. Learn more about blocking and reporting someone in Skype.