Using iOS 5.1 and skype 3.7.4 on a ipod Touch version 4;
When I get an incoming Skype call the ringtone is something from the skype app as far as I can tell. Why not use the iOS sound settings and let me choose the ring tone? And why is Skype using a ring tone that I can only characterize as something I would expect from a 13 old girl. Perhaps that's who's making the decisions over there at Skype headquarters. Not that 13 girls can't run the software development a bit better that what we've seen, just don't want her ringtone.
No, apparently not. I have just downloaded the new Skype version for Mac and am bitterly disappointed - you cannot change sounds for anything and are stuck with their ugly default tunes. That, and there's some kind of Facebook **bleep** going on in the "Home" section.
Agreed, the default ringtone for incoming calls is alarmingly awful. It's apocalyptic, no? Scary to think how many Skype employees (over a period of time) were complicit.
Now the good news: the ringtone (and almost every other notification sound) can be changed on a Mac this way:
Skype> Preferences> Notifications> Overview Tab> Event> Select 'Incoming Call'
Preview and select a sound. Check the box if you want it to repeat rather than make the sound only once. A repeating 'Tink' works for me.
As far as I know, there's still no way to change that awful default ringtone on my iPhone.