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Minimize Skype to system tray (no taskbar)

Novel Adventurer

Hello,

 

How to minimize Skype 6.0.0.126 to system tray in Windows 8 ?

 

Thank you.

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Super Aviator

In the menubar, Skype >> Close.

Regards,
Tamim
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Novel Adventurer

I don't want the icon on my taskbar, only in system tray!

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Super Aviator

try this.

 

Go to, Skype, Click Tools >> Options... >> Advanced settings >> Uncheck "Keep Skype in the taskbar while I'm signed in".

 

Regards,
Tamim
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Novel Adventurer

Thank you. Solved!

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Super Aviator

You are very welcome.

Regards,
Tamim
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Novel Adventurer

I came here with the same issue - i.e. I installed Skype, but no icon in my tray.

Checked options and was checked (points up).

Unchecked, saved, Checked, saved - and icon appeared.

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Novel Adventurer

I've just found that Skype doesn't minimize to system tray if I use keyboard shortcut to Focus Skype, so If I use the keyboard shortcut to focus, then I use the shortcut once again it goes to the system tray but still remains on the taskbar, not good at all.

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Novel Adventurer

I unchecked the "Keep Skype in the taskbar while I'm signed in" box and restarted Skype 6.0.0.126 but still seeing style minimized to taskbar instead of system tray in Windows 8. Any ideas?

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Super Aviator

MediaGirl wrote:

I unchecked the "Keep Skype in the taskbar while I'm signed in" box and restarted Skype 6.0.0.126 but still seeing style minimized to taskbar instead of system tray in Windows 8. Any ideas?


In the menubar, Click Skype >> Close.

Regards,
Tamim
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Location - Dhaka | Bangladesh - Standard Time Zone: GMT/UTC + 06:00 hour

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