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    How do I react to an instant message I've received in Skype?

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    To react to an instant message:

    1. Select the smiley button smiley face button next to a message you've received. A selection of available reactions will display.

      Note: New reactions will be added frequently and may differ by region. You can also customize your reaction picker.
    2. Swipe left or right (mobile) or click the arrows (desktop) to choose from additional reactions. 
    3. Selecting the emoticon will send it automatically. 


    To customize your message reaction picker:

    1. Select the smiley button smiley face icon next to the message you want to react to.
    2. Select the smiley button Customize Reactions icon.
    3. Select the minus icon next to any reactions you want to remove from your reaction picker.
    4. Select the plus icon next to any reactions you want to add to your reaction picker.
      • You can select more icons from the various categories at the bottom of the Customize Reactions window.
    5. Select Done to save your customized reaction picker.


    You can also add custom reactions using chat commands.