How do I change my password?

If you want to change your Skype account password, you do so easily using your internet browser:

  1. Sign in to your account.

  2. On the left side of the page, click Change password.

  3. Enter your old password, then enter a new one twice in the fields provided.

  4. Click Save.

Forgotten your Skype password? Go to the forgotten password page to recover your Skype password.

You can also change the password of your Microsoft and Facebook accounts if you’ve previously merged them with your Skype account. Simply click Reset or change password next to the account you want to change the password of. You’ll be redirected to the Microsoft or Facebook website* where you can change it.

*Skype is not responsible for the content of external sites.

Change password section of Skype account website

If you used to sign in to Skype with your Microsoft account but have forgotten your password, visit the Microsoft account page to recover it.

If you used to sign in to Skype using your Facebook account but have forgotten your Facebook password, visit this Facebook page to recover your password.

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