I have been using Skype for many years. Now in the last 25 hours, I can sign into my Account - but I CANNOT use skype. As soon as I sign into the skyping area - it automatically logs me out. I do not even get a chance to make an attempt at skype to skype user call. However, my other account which has credit, does NOT log me out instantly. Is this a new Microsoft attempt at making Skype users take credti upfront BEFORE they can ever use their Skype calls again ?? Has anyone else had this same problem. How do I get Skype to assist me - I need to use my account
Try to reset all Skype settings.
Quit Skype or use Windows Task Manager to kill any Skype.exe process. Go to Windows Start and in the Search/Run box type %appdata% and then press Enter or click the OK button. The Windows File Explorer will pop up. There locate a folder named “Skype”. Rename this folder to something different, e.g. Skype_old.
If you are on the latest Skype 6.5/6.6/6.7/6.9/6.10/6.11 version, then do also this:
Go to Windows Start and in the Search/Run box type %temp%\skype and then press Enter or click the OK button. Delete the DbTemp folder.
N.B. If needed, you will still be able to re-establish your call and chat history. All data is still saved in the Skype_old folder.