You can receive SMS text messages in Skype (version 8) on Android (6.0+), iOS, Windows, Mac, Linux, and Skype for Windows 10 (version 14) if you have a Skype Number
, and have caller identification
set up. The ability to receive SMS messages in Skype is currently only available to customers with US Skype Numbers, and will be rolling out gradually over the next few weeks. To start receiving SMS messages in Skype:
To stop receiving SMS messages in Skype:
- To start receiving SMS messages, you will need to get a Skype Number.
- Set up your Caller ID to use your Skype Number.
Once you've configured your Called ID to use your Skype Number, SMS messages will always be enabled. To stop receiving SMS messages, disable your Caller ID
, or configure your Called ID to use a number other than your Skype Number (personal or non-US).