Skype

How to use Skype for chat, voice calls, video calls, recording meetings, and other tasks. Our Skype content is for Windows, the web, and mobile platforms.

How to stop Skype from starting automatically in Windows 10

Are you wondering how to stop Skype from starting automatically in Windows 10 Whether you're using the default app for Windows 10 or the Skype desktop app, it is easy to disable Skype on startup If you want to decide for yourself when to launch Skype on your Windows 10 computer...

How to record Skype calls on Windows, Android, iPhone, and Mac

Are you wondering how to record your important Skype calls to review or use later With Skype's built-in recording ability, you can create podcasts, save precious moments with your loved ones, or make sure nobody misses what was discussed in the latest online meeting Your Skype...

How to use multiple Skype accounts at the same time in Windows 10

Using multiple Skype accounts at the same time can help you keep an eye on different areas of your life simultaneously You can use one account for work conversations and business calls, one to keep in touch with your family, and another to hang out and make plans with your friends...

How to make audio and video group Skype calls (Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac)

Skype offers the option to make both audio and video group calls for free from multiple platforms You can catch up with your loved ones, even if they are far away, or take a business meeting without leaving your desk And you don't need additional software to be part of a Skype group...

How to share the screen on Skype (Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac)

Knowing how to share your screen on Skype is useful in a variety of situations Whether you need help with your computer, want to show a presentation to your colleagues, or feel like getting a loved one's opinion on your dating profile, you can use Skype screen sharing during calls...

How to use Skype on Windows 10 like a Pro

Both on Windows 10 and on mobile platforms, Microsoft simplified Skype's user experience, making it look similar and work the same on touch-based devices and regular mouse and keyboard ones In this tutorial, we show you how to use Skype on Windows 10, in the hope that we can help...

How can I make my Skype theme dark (or light)?

You might be asking yourself: Is there a dark theme for Skype Yes there is, and there's also a light theme, just like in Windows 10 May 2019 Update Both themes are available in Skype for Windows 10, Android, and iOS In this guide, we share how to change your Skype theme to dark or...

How to configure and test the webcam in Skype

Skype is one of the most used video conferencing apps in the world People use its apps on a multitude of devices, from Windows laptops and PCs to Android smartphones, to iPhones and iPads One of Skype's essential features is its ability to make video calls However, before you do...

How to configure the microphone and the speakers in Skype for Windows 10

With more than two billion registered users using both computers and mobile devices, Skype makes it easy to connect with people from different organizations or geographies The sound quality of your Skype calls on Windows 10 relies on making correct audio settings, as well as the...

8 ways to start the Skype app in Windows 10

Skype is one of the pioneers of making video and voice calls over the internet, and it has become popular over the years while enjoying its share of controversies too When you use a Windows 10 PC or device, Skype is built-in, installed, and ready to make your calls and chats Also,...

Simple questions: What is Microsoft 365?

In 2017, Microsoft started to offer a new line of subscriptions services, called Microsoft 365 The company offers different plans tailored to businesses of all sizes, as well as schools The Microsoft 365 subscriptions include Windows 10, Office 365, devices security and management...

How to change or delete Skype messages (on Windows, Android and iOS)

There are times when you write a message in Skype and then, later on, you want to edit or delete that message It can be a spelling mistake, sending the message to the wrong person or you realize that what you posted was incorrect Skype is convenient in these matters because it...

How to unlink your Skype ID from your Microsoft account

A few years ago, we published a guide about unlinking your Skype ID from your Microsoft account It was very popular with our readers, and it provided them with real help However, as of early 2017, it stopped working because Microsoft has silently changed things, without an official...

11 things you can do to fix webcam issues on Skype

Are you having problems with your webcam while using Skype You can hear the people to whom you speak, but they can't see you Or maybe the only thing they can see are blurred lines or gray images Whether you use an external webcam that's connected to a USB port on your computer, or...

How to make sure that Skype for Windows hides your IP address

While being the most widely used voice and video chat service in the world, Skype has suffered for a very long time from a really annoying security hole If not set properly, Skype leaks your IP address This was Skype's Achilles' heel and, even though Microsoft patched many security...