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    How do I take a photo or video and personalize it in Skype on mobile?

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    From a chat, tap the Camera Camera button button, where you can tap the photo photo button button to take a new photo or tap and hold the photo photo button button to take a new video. You can turn the flash on or off on your mobile device by tapping the Flash Flash button button. Tap the switch camera switch camera icon button to switch between your front and back cameras. Save your new photo or video to your device by tapping the Download Download icon button.  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 Picture icon 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 photo effects

    Skype color filters
     

    Add some text

    You can choose a new banner color from the panel on the side.

    Add text to a photo
     

    Add stickers

    You can move the sticker anywhere you'd like by tapping and holding it. Use two fingers to rotate and resize the stickers. New stickers will be added frequently and may differ by region. 

    Add stickers to photo
     

    Add a drawing

    You can choose a color from the panel on the side.

    Add drawing to photo
     

    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.

    1. Tap Send Send icon
    2. Select the people you want to share with and tap Send Send icon again. 
    3. 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 Download icon button, you can share it like you normally would from your device's camera roll.

    No emergency calls with Skype
    Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling