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    How do I manage group chat settings in Skype on mobile or tablet?

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    While in your group chat, tap the Group header.

    From your group profile, you can:
     

    Android (6.0+), Android tablet, iPhone, and iPad

    • Add or update a group picture: Select the group picture to upload a photo or remove the photo altogether.  
    • Choose a new color for your group: Select the Edit edit button button next to your group picture to select a new color. It may take a little time before your color updates.
    • Change your group name: Select the Edit edit button button next to your group name to type a new one. 
    • Send a link to join your group: Select Share link to join group to share an invitation link to your group chat outside of Skype. 
    • Send a message: Select Send message send message button to send a message to this group.
    • Start a video call: Select Start video call  video call button to start a video call with this group.
    • Start a call: Select Start call  start a call button to start an audio call with this group. 
    • Search in conversation: Find a specific message in your chat.
    • Add People: Select Add people to include additional participants in your group conversation.
    • Group Gallery: Select Group Gallery to view all the images, links, and files that have been shared to this group chat. 
    You can also hide your group chat to remove it from your recent chat list. 
     

    Update your Group Chat Settings

    • Hide conversation: You can hide your group chat to remove it from your chat list.
    • Notifications: Turn notifications on or off to receive an alert anytime you receive a new chat in this group. 
    • Smart Notifications: With Smart Notifications on, you will only be notified anytime someone quotes you or @mentions you in this group. 
    • Add to favorites: Add this group conversation to the top of your Chats tab. 
    • Chat history: Allow everyone to see the chat history. 
    • Share group via link: Select to allow group members to create and share an invitation link for this group. 
    • Leave group: Leave the group chat. 
       

    Android 4.0.4 - 5.1

    • Add or update a group picture: Select the group picture camera button to upload a photo or remove the photo altogether.  
    • Change your group name: Select the Edit edit button button next to your group name to type a new one. 
    • Notifications: Turn notifications on or off to receive an alert anytime you receive a new chat in this group. 
    • Share group via link: Select Share group via link  to share an invitation link to your group chat.
    • Chat history: Allow everyone to see the chat history. 
    • Delete group: Delete the group chat.
    • Leave group: Leave the group chat. 
    • Add People: Select Add people to include additional participants in your group conversation.