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    How do I send an instant message in the new Skype on desktop?

    1. From the Chats screen, select the person or group you want to instant message. 
    2. Type your message in the chat window and tap Send Send icon.

      To jump to your most recent message within a chat, select the down chevron down chevron button button. 

    Right-click your message. From the menu, you can:

    • Forward your message to another conversation.
    • Quote your message in a conversation window.
    • Edit your message.
    • Copy your message to paste in a conversation window.
    • Remove your message.
    message menu options

    React to messages you've received

    Click the smiley face in the top right corner of an instant message you've received. A selection of available reactions will display. New reactions will be added frequently, and may differ by region. Click the arrows to choose from additional reactions available.
    Selecting the emoticon will send it automatically.

    Copy, Quote, Forward and Report a received message 

    Right-click the message you've received. From the menu, you can:

    • Forward the message to another contact.
    • Quote that message in a conversation window.
    • Copy the message to be pasted in a conversation window.
    • Mark the message as Unread from here.
    • Report this conversation as spam or containing inappropriate material.
    message option menu
    1. In the Chats screen, select the down Down button button under the Search Skype bar. 
    2. From the Sort by menu, you can filter your chats by: 
      • Time
      • Unread
      • Active

        Sort messages
    1. While in your chat, select the emoticon emoticon button or Moji Moji button button.
    2. Scroll through the options to find the emoticon or Moji you want to send. Alternatively, you can use Search  to type a description or the name of the emoticon or Moji you want. As you type, your options will narrow down to match what you are looking for.
    3. After selecting the emoticon or Moji, select Send.

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