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How to change my skype name

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Novel Tourist

Can I change my registered skype name want to but I don't know how. ASAP let me know on this email [***]

 

 

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Super Adventurer

Unfortunately, it is not possible -  https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA110/can-i-change-my-skype-name-in-skype-for-windows-desktop



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Novel Tourist

I really need the same thing.  I think it is a bit silly that this feature is not available.

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Hi, Revrob75, and welcome to the Community,

 

With Skype, changing an account name after it is created - and thereby reserved for your use only - is not possible.  Skype does not have a facility to withdraw a no-longer-used account name from other peoples' contact lists ... on the other side of the argument, I would be horrified if someone else started using your account name - if Skype permitted such changes and decided to recycle account names - and your particular account name still appeared on my contact list!

 

You can either change your name as it is displayed, or start a new account and then transfer your contacts over to the new account.

 

Cheers,

Elaine

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