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how do I set my personal information to be private?

I would like to set my picture, email, birthday and other info private so only my contacts can see it. How do I do that? On the profile update screen has all the fields to add info but nothing to set as private. can anyone help me?

ERCB
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i don't think that is possible to set something as contacts only if its not there
your birthday is there so only contacts can see for me so i could tell that its the same for you
if there is no option to let you do it
then there is no way to do it
xoopasi
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Dear Readers,

 

I am confused ... as I am not familiar with the Live Messenger/Skype account merge, I know only the Skype profile settings where certain information displays as "public," "private," and "contacts only" by default, with e-mail addresses only being private.

 

Can you please provide a screen shot of what it is that you are seeing?  I found this same enquiry posted by another Community member on another message board.  If your screen shot includes personally identifiable information, do not include it here on the public community -- please send to me via private message.

 

Thank you,

Elaine

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Hi,

 

Has this question been resolved? I would like to make my profile private as well and not able to change the current settings.

 

Thank you

Bevz76
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Hi I am showing my personal information as public how can I set as private please.

 

Thanks

Ebony

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Hi, Ebony, and welcome to the Community,

 

Skype has determined that most of the Profile settings default to "public" view; we are not offered choices except for a few of those settings for which there are drop-down menu choices.  The only way around revealing data you do not wish to be viewed is to leave those settings as "blank" or "not specified."

 

Whether one's profile is 20% complete or 100% complete has no bearing on using Skype.

 

Regards,

Elaine

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