Adding a profile picture and a few other details about yourself makes it easier for your friends to find you on Skype. Completing your profile information also makes your account more secure, and easier to recover if you forget your password.
Watch this short video to find out how to update your profile, or follow the steps below.
You can use a picture you have on your computer, or take a photo with your webcam.
To add or change your profile picture, in Skype select Skype > Profile > Change Your Picture....
To use a picture from your computer:
To take a photo with your webcam:
By default, your profile picture is visible to everyone. This means it appears in search results when other people try to find you in Skype. You can change this if you only want your contacts to see your profile picture.
To change who can see your profile picture:
To add and edit your personal information in your account:
To add or change your email addresses and phone numbers, scroll down to Contact Details and click Edit, then enter or change your contact details. When you’re done, click Save.
Who can see my profile information?