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    Who can see my profile information in the new Skype on desktop?

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    You control who can see the information in your Skype profile. Some information is visible to everyone, but you can leave it blank if you don't want it shown in your profile.

    • Everyone can see: Your Skype Name, location, and profile picture if you've added one.
    • Contacts and people you've chatted with can see: Your phone number, and birthday if you've included them in your Skype profile. 

    Your email address is never displayed. No one can see it when looking at your profile. It is encrypted and stored in our directory only so that friends who already know your email address can use it to search for you. 

    Learn how to update your Skype profile information.

    You can add or edit information in your Skype profile such as your location, email, or phone number to make it easier for friends to find you. If you prefer not to be included in the public search directory or suggested friend's, then you can opt out. Opting out will make you completely unsearchable to anyone.

    To opt out of being discoverable in Skype search:

    1. Select your profile picture.
    2. Select Application Settings, then scroll down to Privacy.
    3. Select Manage how people find you on Skype.
    4. Toggle Appear in search results and suggestions off. You can make yourself discoverable again by toggling this option back on at any time.

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