Tired of your Skype Name and want to change it to a new one? Today on iPadizate we’re showing you how you can change it very quickly and easily from your iPhone, so don’t go far.
iOS users are lucky enough to have several video calling services , such as FaceTime, through which we can make video calls for free with other users who have an iPhone, iPad or Mac. However, if you want to talk to another person who uses another operating system, the most recurrent option is Skype, although now it has a tough competitor, since Facebook Messenger has joined the video calls through its mobile application.
If you put in a funny Skype name when you opened your account and now you don’t like it at all, or you just want to change it because you’re tired of the one you had, you don’t have to worry. Here’s how you can put another new Skype Name on your iPhon e.
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Change your Skype Name via iPhone
If you have friends or family far away, Skype is probably one of your most used applications , but it’s also used a lot for work purposes. So, for some reason you might want to change your Skype Name, which as you’ll see below, can be done in the blink of an eye.
The first thing you need to do is open the Skype application on your iPhone and sign in, if you don’t already have it open, with your username and password. Then you must click on your picture in the top right corner of the screen to access your Skype profile.
On this next screen you should make sure that in the Status section you do not have “Offline”, otherwise you will not be able to change your Skype Name. Once you have set any other status than that you can click on the option called “My account” and once there click on “Profile” to be able to edit your Skype information .
This is where you can change your Skype Name, as well as a number of other details such as last name, date of birth, gender and more. When you’re done, go to the bottom and click on “Save changes”.
You’ll change your Skype name while keeping your account address
It’s as simple as that! In a minute or two at the most you’ll have changed your Skype name from your iPhone . The best thing about this is that you’ll only change your Skype Name, but you’ll still have the same address as the account you signed up with on Skype, so it won’t be a problem for you or the people who have you added as a contact.
Did you know you could change your Skype Name from your iPhone?