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How to Change Your Skype Password [Website & App]



How to change Skype Password

Skype is a communication service that offers one-to-one and group video/audio calling. Apart from calls, it also allows users to send instant messages to any person. Your Skype account holds important data such as contacts, files, bank account information, etc. Therefore it is essential to change your Skype account password regularly to keep it safe. You can change the password of your Skype account on the Skype website or app.

How To Change Skype Password

How to Change Skype Password on Website [PC]

[1] On your Windows or Mac, launch a browser and go to the Skype website.  

Sign in to Skype

[2] Sign In to your Skype account and click on your Profile Image at the top left.

[3] Click on Settings from the dropdown menu.

Select Account & Profile

[4] Select the Account & Profile tab and go to Your account.

[5] Choose Change Password on the next page.

[6] Skype will prompt you to verify your identity using the registered email address or phone number.

Verify your identity to change Skype password

[7] Enter the verification code sent to your phone number, or use the link sent to your email address and tap Verify.

[8] After verification, enter your New Password and Confirm it.

How to Change Skype Password on App [Android & iPhone]

How To Change Skype Password on mobile

[1] Open the Skype app on your device. Get the Skype app on Android or iOS from the respective app store.

[2] Click the Profile Icon.

[3] Select Settings from the dropdown menu.

Go to Settings on Skype app

[4] Click Account & Profile tab and choose Your Account.

[5] Select the Change Password option and verify your identity, as mentioned above.

[6] After verification, enter the current and new passwords on the respective fields.

[7] Finally, click Save.

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Frequently Asked Questions

[1] How to reset the Skype password when it is forgotten?

To reset the Skype password, click on the “Forgot password link” on the sign-in section of Skype. Skype will send you the password reset link to the email address or phone number as per your preference.

[2] Can you change your Skype ID?

No. One cannot change the Skype ID as it is autogenerated.

[3] Is the Skype password the same as the Microsoft password?

No. If your Skype is not linked with the Microsoft account, then you should be using two passwords.

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