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    What are Skype bots and how do I use them in the new Skype on desktop?

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

    To start chatting with a bot:

    1. Select the New Conversation or call Plus menu icon menu.
    2. Select Find Bots and choose from the list or search for available Skype bots. You can expand the bots in each category by selecting More >.

      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, tap and hold 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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