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Novel Tourist

My parents just got a new MAC and I set Skype up for them, but I must be an idiot because I can't find a way to logout of their account so I can login to mine.

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Moderator

Hi,

 

Go to 'File' menu and there select 'SignOut' item.

 

Hth

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Il n'y a aucun problème que l'absence de solution ne puisse résoudre ! ;-)
IMac Intel 27" Retina Core i5 3.3 GHz - RAM 24 GB - OS 10.11.6
Skype 7.34.164
Message 2 of 24 (227,444 Views)
Novel Tourist

where is the file button? i cant seem to find it..

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Top left of your monitor.  When Skype is the front-running application, the top of the screen starts with the Apple logo.  Next comes Skype.  The third item is File.  Select it to reveal the dropdown list of items under that heading, and Bob's your uncle...

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Message 4 of 24 (226,349 Views)
Novel Tourist
great answer! thanks!
Message 5 of 24 (223,367 Views)
Novel Adventurer

Sorry, but this is amazin - I can't find the logout/change account option neither...

I'm on a Skype 5.6.0.143 mac installation, and I don't see an logout/account button in the Skype window itself, or in the menu (nor in the File > submenu...)

Is this just me being 200% blind?? I only realised today, because I'm on my work computer which is always on the same account, but now my wife needed to login to her account :-)

 

Thanks!

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Moderator

 

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Il n'y a aucun problème que l'absence de solution ne puisse résoudre ! ;-)
IMac Intel 27" Retina Core i5 3.3 GHz - RAM 24 GB - OS 10.11.6
Skype 7.34.164
Message 7 of 24 (222,300 Views)
Novel Adventurer
Yes I was truly blind...! Thanks :-)
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You are welcome.  ;-)

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Il n'y a aucun problème que l'absence de solution ne puisse résoudre ! ;-)
IMac Intel 27" Retina Core i5 3.3 GHz - RAM 24 GB - OS 10.11.6
Skype 7.34.164
Message 9 of 24 (222,292 Views)
Novel Tourist
I couldn't find it either until I enlarged the tabbed skype page-- i.e. the yellow button was highlighted with all of the skype info, so I just clicked the green button and then the whole screen was filled with the login page, and at that point, I could now see the very top of the screen that had the File button on it. Before, in the scaled-down view, that menu bar was hidden.
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