Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Skype account details?
What is the location of my Skype ID? Choose the picture that you would like to use as your profile picture. Your Skype Name and your Microsoft Account are both displayed on your profile when you select Skype profile, and you can browse them as you wish.
What is Skype ID used for?
You may have been given your Skype Name by Skype automatically when you first signed up for Skype, and it is the username you were given when you created your Skype account. The Skype ID is used to help others find you and you cannot change or modify the Skype ID since it is an unique identifier used to help others find you on Skype.
Why my Skype name is live?
This is the exact Skype name, including the extension. In order to identify your Skype account, you must start the address with the prefix “live:”. There may be several different results when looking for a Display Name, due to the fact that many people can have the same first/last name, but only one account can be associated with a particular account.
How do I create a new Skype name?
In order to create a Microsoft account for Skype, you need to go to the Create an account page on the Skype sign in window and select Create new account (or you can go directly to the Create an account page). Let’s walk you through how to create a new Skype account and we will show you the steps you need to take.
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