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Can't hide last name?

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I'd like to hide my last name on my personal information (either be able to delete it or hide it).  But it wont let me delete it so how can I hide it?

 

 

Nevermind I got it :bigsmile:.

Lawllerskatez
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I've been having this exact same problem... Can you share how you were able to hide your last name?

 

ghatxx
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I'd like to know how you were able to hide or delete your last name as well. It's amazingly stupid by Skype that you seemingly can't change such a private thing as your last name or your birthday from being fully searchable by anyone. 

 

To anyone finding this through Google:

-When you've first set your last name you can't delete or hide it, only change it to for example initials.

- In order to change your password you have to edit your profile on https://secure.skype.com/portal/profile, but it requires you to fill in your last name if you haven't already done so. Beware. 

timss
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For those who haven't figured it out, I just got it.

 

Instead of clicking "Manage" and making the change in the browser, you can click the bold name above "Accounts: YourUserName" in the profile popup. I assume this is what will then appear on all public-facing stuff.

AMGitsKriss
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Can confirm, thanks! Removed both my last name and my birthday using the Linux client. It was labeled as "Full name".

timss
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Hi, i figured how to do it. u just need to go on the skype app on pc or mac. then go to your profile on there. the click ur name next to the pic u have, then delete the last name. VWA LA!

 

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