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    How do I invite someone to chat in Skype on desktop?

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    Skype on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Skype for Windows 10 (version 14)

    1. Select your profile picture.
    2. Select Share profile.
    3. In the Share and connect window you can:
      • Copy your join link to your desktop clipboard.
      • Send your share link in an email from your desktop.
    4. Once they've accepted, you can enjoy chatting with your new contact.


    Skype for Windows 10 (version 12)

    1. Select the New Chat plus button button. 
    2. At the bottom of the new chat window, select Send them a link
    3. An invitation link will be automatically generated, and you can choose to:
      • Copy link: The link will be automatically copied to your clipboard.
      • Email link: A share link is automatically generated in an email.
    4. Once they've accepted, you can enjoy chatting with your new contact.

    No emergency calls with Skype
    Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling