From a chat, tap the Camera button, where you can tap the photo button to take a new photo or tap and hold the photo button to take a new video. You can turn the flash on or off on your mobile device by tapping the Flash button. Tap the switch camera button to switch between your front and back cameras. Save your new photo or video to your device by tapping the Download button and save it to your Skype album. When you take a photo in a specific chat, you will share directly to that chat. Personalizing a photo is only available in Skype on Android (6.0+), Android tablet, iPhone and iPad.
How can I personalize my photos and videos in Skype?
You can personalize your new photos and videos or existing photos using the features available in Skype. To get to your existing photos, tap the Gallery button.
Add photo effects
With a new or existing photo, you can swipe through and choose from a carousel of fun photo effects and color filters.
Add some text
You can choose a new banner color from the panel on the side.
You can move the sticker anywhere you'd like by tapping and holding it. Use two fingers to rotate and resize the stickers.
Add a drawing
You can choose a color from the panel on the side.
How can I share my photos and videos in Skype?
When your creation is ready, you can send your photo or video to multiple chats at the same time.
- Tap Send . You can see the name of the chat you are sending the photo or video to next to the Send button.
- Your friends will see your photo in their chat.
You can also share your photos in other applications. After you save your new photo or video to your device by tapping the Download button, you can share it like you normally would from your device's Skype album.