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    What can I do with a photo, web link or file in a Skype chat on mobile?

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    Follow the steps below that match your version of Skype. 

    iOS and Android (6.0+)

    If you have...

    • A menu with options for Forward, Save, Report and Unread from here
     

    Android 4.0.3 - 5.1

    If you have...

    • Buttons across the top for Forward and Unread from here
    Photo options in chat iOS and Android 6.0 and above   Photo options in chat Android 4.0 - 5.0

    With a photo, tap and hold the photo, where you can:

    • Forward, Save, Report or mark as Unread from here for photos you've received.
    • Forward, Save, Share to my highlights, or Remove photos you've sent.

    With a web link, you can:

    • Tap to open the link in a browser.
    • Tap and hold to CopyForward, Remove, Quote or View the web link in the chat. Your menu options may be different depending on the link type. 
      With a photo, tap and hold the photo, where you can:
    • Forward, mark as Unread from here, or tap the menu (three vertical dots) button to Report photos you've received.
    • Forward or Remove photos you've sent.

    With a web link, you can:

    • Tap to open the link in a browser.
    • Tap and hold to QuoteForward, Copy or Remove the web link in the chat. 

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