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    How do I change my presence status 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...

    • Profile options of Share profile, Skype Name, Birthday and Color
     

    Android 4.0.3 - 5.1

    If you have...

    • Profile options of My profile, Settings, Invite friends, Help and feedback and Sign out
    Status button iOS and Android 6.0 and above   Status button Android 4.0 - 5.0
    1. From the Chats tab, tap your profile picture.
    2. Tap to change your presence status to: ​
    • Active: Let your contacts know you're available and ready to chat. 
    • Do Not Disturb: Let your contacts know you don't want to be disturbed. They can still send you an instant message or call but you won't be alerted. To receive notifications when your presence is set to Do Not Disturb, scroll down to Notifications, and then to Do Not Disturb to toggle Show chat notifications on or off. 
    • Invisible: Hides your presence indicator from others but they will see the last time you were set to Active or Do Not Disturb.
     
    1. From the Chats screen, tap the Menu button (three vertical lines).
    2. Tap to change your presence status to: ​
    • Active: Let your contacts know you're available and ready to chat. 
    • Do Not Disturb: Let your contacts know you don't want to be disturbed. They can still send you an instant message or call but you won't be alerted. 
    • Invisible: Hides your presence indicator from others but they will see the last time you were set to Active or Do Not Disturb.

     

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