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    Who can see my Skype profile information?

    You control who can see the information in your Skype profile. Some information is visible to everyone, but you can leave it blank if you don't want it shown in your profile. The information that is visible to everyone includes your Skype name, location, gender, birthdate, language, and About Me section. 

    To see what others can see about you, use this link to access your Skype account from any platform or device.  

    Is my email address visible on Skype?
    Your email address is never displayed. No one can see it when looking at your profile. It is encrypted and stored in our directory only so that friends who already know your email address can use it to search for you.

    How do people find me on Skype?
    Information you include in your Skype profile, such as your location, email, or phone number make it easier for your friends to find you. 

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