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    Chat with a Skype bot for entertainment, games, recipes, planning travel and more.

    To start chatting with a bot:

    1. Click Search Skype then click Bots.
    2. Choose from the list or search for available Skype bots.

      New bots are added regularly, and availability may differ by region, so be sure to check back often.
    3. To start a conversation with the Skype bot, select Get Started from the bot profile screen.

      Note: To remove a bot from your chat list, right click the bot you want to delete, and then select Delete.


    You can also block a Skype bot if you no longer want to see it in your Chats screen or contact list.

    Skype bots are currently available in the following regions; specific bot availability is determined by the bot developer.

    • Australia
    • Brazil
    • Canada
    • France
    • Germany
    • India
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Latin America
    • Netherlands
    • New Zealand
    • Portugal
    • Russia
    • Singapore
    • Spain
    • United States
    • United Kingdom

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