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Remarkable features of Skype

Differences between Skype versions


Choose chat type: 1-on-1   Cloud chat   P2P-chat  
Messages
Send instant messages
Remove sent messages
Edit sent messages
Quote interlocutor messages ±
Search messages in chat history
Format text
Send SMS messages $ $ $ $
Conversations synchronization
Mention users
Perform commands in the chat ±
Calls
Make video calls
Make audio calls
Call international numbers $ $ $ $ $
Support of "Caller ID" $ $ $ $ $
Forward incoming calls $
Configure the voicemail $ $
Automatically answer incoming calls ? ? ? ?
Support of "Skype To Go" $ $ $ $ $
Put the call on hold
Mute microphone during a call
Enable "Push-to-talk" function
Rate the quality of the last call ?
Display technical information
Contacts
Add new contacts
Rename contacts
Edit contacts information
Import contacts
Make a backup of contacts
Block contacts
Contacts synchronization
Create own lists of contacts
Add contacts to favorites
Filter contacts
Copy the username
Support of Skype Bots
Files
Send files
Receive files
Cancel sending of file
Delete sent files
Video Messages
Send video messages
Save video messages ? ? ? ?
Delete video messages ? ? ? ?
Sharing
Share screen
Share contacts
Send emoticons ±
Send mojis
Send countries flags
Share location on the map
Settings
Customize notifications
Change chat settings
Adjust audio settings
Adjust video settings
Change language ± ±
Change network settings
Customize emoticons
Customize mojis
Change font style
Enable accessibility mode
Account
Register new account ±
Sign out of Skype
Use multiple accounts
Switch between accounts ± ± ± ± ±
Remove account from the device ±
Privacy
Hide the number of contacts
Hide local time
Hide typing indicator
Choose from whom receive messages
Choose from whom receive calls
Choose from whom receive video
Hide profile photo
Disable cookies files
Profile
Upload avatar
Update mood status
Change name
Change phone
Change email
Specify place of residence
Specify date of birth
Specify website
Fill in the field about yourself
History
Clear all history ±
Remove conversation with one contact
Make a backup copy of conversations
Disable history
Hide conversation
View history without Internet access
Statuses
Online
Offline
Away
Do Not Disturb
Invisible
Other
Preview files and links
Translate voice and text
Support of "Skype Wi-Fi" $ $ $ $
Create events and reminders
Install Skype ±
Update Skype ± ±
Support of URI scheme "skype:"
See the current version
Send feedback
Messages
Send instant messages
Remove sent messages
Edit sent messages
Quote interlocutor messages ±
Search messages in chat history
Format text
Send SMS messages $ $ $ $
Conversations synchronization
Mention users
Perform commands in the chat ±
Calls
Make video calls
Make audio calls
Call international numbers $ $ $ $ $
Support of "Caller ID" $ $ $ $ $
Forward incoming calls $
Configure the voicemail $ $
Automatically answer incoming calls ? ? ? ?
Support of "Skype To Go" $ $ $ $ $
Put the call on hold
Mute microphone during a call
Enable "Push-to-talk" function
Rate the quality of the last call ?
Display technical information
Contacts
Add new contacts
Rename contacts
Edit contacts information
Import contacts
Make a backup of contacts
Block contacts
Contacts synchronization
Create own lists of contacts
Add contacts to favorites
Filter contacts
Copy the username
Support of Skype Bots
Files
Send files
Receive files
Cancel sending of file
Delete sent files
Video Messages
Send video messages
Save video messages ? ? ? ?
Delete video messages ? ? ? ?
Sharing
Share screen
Share contacts
Send emoticons ±
Send mojis
Send countries flags
Share location on the map
Settings
Customize notifications
Change chat settings
Adjust audio settings
Adjust video settings
Change language ± ±
Change network settings
Customize emoticons
Customize mojis
Change font style
Enable accessibility mode
Account
Register new account ±
Sign out of Skype
Use multiple accounts
Switch between accounts ± ± ± ± ±
Remove account from the device ±
Privacy
Hide the number of contacts
Hide local time
Hide typing indicator
Choose from whom receive messages
Choose from whom receive calls
Choose from whom receive video
Hide profile photo
Disable cookies files
Profile
Upload avatar
Update mood status
Change name
Change phone
Change email
Specify place of residence
Specify date of birth
Specify website
Fill in the field about yourself
History
Clear all history ±
Remove conversation with one contact
Make a backup copy of conversations
Disable history
Hide conversation
View history without Internet access
Statuses
Online
Offline
Away
Do Not Disturb
Invisible
Other
Preview files and links
Translate voice and text
Support of "Skype Wi-Fi" $ $ $ $
Create events and reminders
Install Skype ±
Update Skype ± ±
Support of URI scheme "skype:"
See the current version
Send feedback
? ? ? ? ?
Messages
Send instant messages
Remove sent messages
Edit sent messages
Quote interlocutor messages
Search messages in chat history
Format text
Send SMS messages $ $ $ $
Conversations synchronization
Mention users
Perform commands in the chat
Calls
Make video calls
Make audio calls
Call international numbers $ $ $ $
Support of "Caller ID" $ $ $ $
Forward incoming calls $
Configure the voicemail $ $
Automatically answer incoming calls ? ? ?
Support of "Skype To Go" $ $ $ $
Put the call on hold
Mute microphone during a call
Enable "Push-to-talk" function
Rate the quality of the last call ?
Display technical information
Contacts
Add new contacts
Rename contacts
Edit contacts information
Import contacts
Make a backup of contacts
Block contacts
Contacts synchronization
Create own lists of contacts
Add contacts to favorites
Filter contacts
Copy the username
Support of Skype Bots
Files
Send files
Receive files
Cancel sending of file
Delete sent files
Video Messages
Send video messages
Save video messages ? ? ?
Delete video messages ? ? ?
Sharing
Share screen
Share contacts
Send emoticons ±
Send mojis
Send countries flags
Share location on the map
Settings
Customize notifications
Change chat settings
Adjust audio settings
Adjust video settings
Change language ± ±
Change network settings
Customize emoticons
Customize mojis
Change font style
Enable accessibility mode
Account
Register new account
Sign out of Skype
Use multiple accounts
Switch between accounts ± ± ± ±
Remove account from the device
Privacy
Hide the number of contacts
Hide local time
Hide typing indicator
Choose from whom receive messages
Choose from whom receive calls
Choose from whom receive video
Hide profile photo
Disable cookies files
Profile
Upload avatar
Update mood status
Change name
Change phone
Change email
Specify place of residence
Specify date of birth
Specify website
Fill in the field about yourself
History
Clear all history ±
Remove conversation with one contact
Make a backup copy of conversations
Disable history
Hide conversation
View history without Internet access
Statuses
Online
Offline
Away
Do Not Disturb
Invisible
Other
Preview files and links
Translate voice and text
Support of "Skype Wi-Fi" $ $ $ $
Create events and reminders
Install Skype
Update Skype ±
Support of URI scheme "skype:"
See the current version
Send feedback
? ? ? ? ?

* The information is only relevant for the latest version of Skype on the date at and may contain inaccuracies. Always check the accuracy of the information on the official website.

Notation conventions:
Supported
Not supported
? Not known if the function is supported
± Supported partially
$ Paid feature

2 comments

  1. 1 +1 0
    Claudius,
    Great and handy list. Very useful when using Skype across platforms. Thanks for compiling this.
    1. 0 0 0
      Administrator,
      Thanks for feedback. Glad to see that you found it useful (happy)

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