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    What are Highlights in the new Skype, and how do I use them?

    Highlights in Skype let you share your life with friends, and family, and see what they are up to. Capture a moment, and add some personalized text, stickers, or drawings, and then share it with your followers. 

    To get started, tap the Highlights screen, or swipe to the right, and then...

    Start following the people you care about

    1. Tap the My Highlights manage highlights button button.

      My Highlights button
    2. Tap the Follow people follow people button button.

      Follow People button
    3. Choose the people you want to follow from your recommended list, or use search, and then tap Follow. They'll need to accept your follow request before you can see their highlights. 

      Follow button

      Once they accept, you'll get a notification, and you will see them in My Highlights my highlights button in the Following tab. 

      Following button

    Accept your friends' requests to follow you

    1. Before your friends can see your highlights, you need to accept their request to follow you. To view and respond to follow requests, tap your profile picture to go to your notifications.
    2. Tap accept  accept a follow request or reject reject a follow request

      accept or reject a follow request
    3. Once you accept, you'll see a notification that they can now view your highlights when you tap your profile picture. 

      Notification that you can now view someone's highlights

    Take or upload a photo or video and add it to your highlights

    1. Tap the more more button button, and then tap  New Highlight.

      new highlight menu

    2. Upload or take a photo or video, and then personalize it with photo effects, text, stickers, or drawings.

      personalize your highlight

    3. Tap the send send button button to add it to your highlights. 

      send to your highlights

      Alternatively, you can use Capture to send your photo or video to your highlights and to multiple individual chats at the same time; even to people who don't follow you. Just tap the send send button button, select who you want to share it with, and then tap the send send button button again.

      send to multiple chats and to your highlights


    Share your highlights

    1. Tap the My Highlights manage highlights button button, and then tap the share  button.
    2. Choose the people you want to share your highlights with from your recommended list, or use search, and then tap the send send button button.

      Share my highlights

    3. Your friends will receive an invitation in their Skype chat to Follow your Highlights.

      highlight card


    You can view and react to your friends' highlights for one week. 

    Your highlights are always visible to you, but disappear from your friends' view after one week. 

    You can invite any of your friends to follow your highlights, but they won't be able to follow you if they don't have the latest version of Skype. 

    How do I view, and interact with my friends' Highlights in Skype?
    How do I unfollow or remove someone from my Highlights in Skype?

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