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    What can I do from someone's Skype profile on mobile or tablet?

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    These options are only available in Skype on Android (6.0+), Android tablet, iPhone, and iPad.

    • Edit their name: Tap the edit  edit icon button, enter a new name, and confirm your changes. When you edit someone's name, it only changes how their name appears to you. 
    • Send message: Tap Send message.
    • Start call: Tap Start call to start an audio call with this person. 
    • Start video call: Tap Start video call to start a video call with this person. 
    • View Highlights (mobile only): If you aren't already following this person, tap Follow Highlights to start following their highlights. Once they've approved your request, you can view their highlights by tapping View Highlights. If they don't have any highlights, you'll have the option to chat. 
    • Send money: Tap Send money to send and receive money with your friends and family.
    • Create a new group: Tap Create a new group, select the people you want to add to the group from the list, or use Search, and then tap the Done button. 
    • Add them to favorites: Tap Add to favorites to add them to your Favorites list in People. 
    • Add or Delete contact: Tap to add or delete this person to your Skype contacts. You will only see this option if they are not in your synced mobile device address book as well.
    • Chat gallery:  Tap Chat Gallery to view all the images, links, and files that have been shared to this chat. 
    • Notifications: Tap Notifications to turn notifications on or off for this chat. 
    • Pin chat: Pin this chat to the top of your Chats screen. 
    • Delete chat: Tap Delete chat to delete your entire conversation.
    • Block them: Tap Block contact to Block or unblock. Learn more about blocking and reporting someone in Skype. 

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