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How To Change Skype Name In 5 Steps | Microsoft Skype Name Change

How to Change Skype Account Name?

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If you wish to change the display name in your Skype account, you can easily change it whenever you wish to. However, if you are looking to change your Skype username, unfortunately, Microsoft doesn’t provide an option to change your Skype ID. In such a case, the only way to do it by either creating a new Skype ID or changing your display name. Well, you must be aware as to how to create a new Skype ID, however, if you wish to change the display name in your current Skype account, you can do so by following the step-by-step instructions provided below.

5 Steps to Change your Skype Username

NOTE: Because of the different versions of Skype are available to users, the steps provided below may vary a bit from the below-mentioned. In order to help users better, we have provided below steps to change Skype display name according to the latest and old version of Skype. So, it is suggested to follow the instructions provided below accordingly.

For Old Version of Skype

If you are using the older version of Skype, you will need to follow the below-mentioned steps to change the display name in your Skype account.

  1. On your computer, launch the Skype application and sign in to your account for which you wish to change your display name or profile name.
  2. After you are logged in to your Skype account, you will need to click on your Profile name located on the upper-left corner of the window (just next to your profile picture). Doing so will open your profile window on the screen.
  3. You will need to click on your Profile Name located in the upper section of the profile window. Doing so will open your existing display name in the editable field.
  4. Clear your current name in the editable field and then enter your desired name in the field.
  5. After you are done entering your new display name in the prompted field, you will need to click on the Check icon next to your name to save it. This way, your new Skype display name will be saved.

For New Version of Skype

If you are using a new Skype version, you will need to follow the below-mentioned steps to change your display name in the Skype account.

  1. On your computer, open the Skype application and sign in to your account (if you are not logged in already). Next, click on your Profile Picture located on the upper-left corner of your Skype account. Doing so will open your profile window on the screen.
  2. In your Skype Profile window, you will need to click on the edit icon (pen icon) located next to your current profile name. This will open up the editable field.
  3. In the editable field, you will need to clear the current name and enter your desired name in the provided field.
  4. After you are done making the desired changes, simply click on the Check icon next to the field where you entered your new profile name.
  5. As you will click on the Check icon next to your new Skype profile name, it will be updated in your Skype account.

So, these are the step-by-step instructions to change the display name or profile name in your Skype account. For any further assistance, Contact Skype customer support helpline number to fix your issue.

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