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    How do I manage group chats in Skype on desktop?

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    In your group chat, select the Group name to open the group profile.

    From the group profile, you can:

    • Add or update a group picture - Click the group photo to upload a photo or remove the photo. 
    • Change your group name - Click the edit button Edit button next to your group name to type a new one. 
    • Send a link to join your group - Click share Icon Share link to join group to share an invitation link to your group chat outside of Skype. 
    • Send a message - Click Send Message Icon Send message to send a message to this group.
    • Start a video call - Click video call button Start video call to start a video call with this group.
    • Start a call - Click start a call button Start call to start an audio call with this group.
    • Schedule a call - Click Schedule Call Icon Schedule a call to send this group an invite for a call on a specific date and time.
    • Add People - Select Plus Icon Add people to include additional participants in your group conversation.
    • Group Gallery - Select Show more to browse all the images, links, and files that have been shared to this group chat.
    • Hide conversation: You can hide your group chat to remove it from your chat list.
    • Notifications: Turn notifications on or off for new messages in this group. 
    • Smart Notifications: With Smart Notifications on, you will only be notified anytime someone quotes or @mentions you in this group. 
    • Add to favorites: Add this group conversation to your favorites in the Chats tab. 
    • Chat history: Allow everyone to access the chat history. 
    • Share group via link: Select to allow group members to create and share an invitation link for this group. 
    • Leave group: Leave the group chat. 

    Looking for the mobile version of this article? How do I manage group chat settings in Skype on mobile or tablet?